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Friday, September 21, 2012, 7:08PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 17,093, Time of Game: 3:24
Pirates
1
74-76
 Lost 4 
4th, 16½ GB
at Astros
7
49-102
 Won 1 
6th, 42 GB
L: Jeff Locke (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  7  0
Astros          3  0  0   0  0  3   1  0  X    7  6  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Starling Marte LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 .254 .717 10 8 0.014 0.76 0.076 -0.062 -0.1 0 0 CS
Clint Barmes SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .592 14 10 -0.086 0.94 0.000 -0.086 -1.1 1 4
Andrew McCutchen CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .338 .975 15 8 0.023 0.49 0.043 -0.019 0.0 4 0
Garrett Jones RF-1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .276 .832 17 11 -0.085 0.97 0.001 -0.086 0.1 4 0 HR
Gaby Sanchez 1B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .225 .630 12 6 0.008 0.93 0.035 -0.027 -0.0 2 0
   James McDonald P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .406 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bryan Morris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hisanori Takahashi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Alex Presley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .680 4 4 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Justin Wilson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Pedro Alvarez 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .244 .796 16 13 -0.080 0.98 0.011 -0.091 -1.0 0 0
Michael McKenry C 3 0 1 0 1 1 .249 .804 23 15 -0.007 0.44 0.020 -0.027 0.0 12 0
Brock Holt 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .705 19 16 0.020 0.56 0.036 -0.016 -0.1 1 0
Jeff Locke P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .250 8 6 -0.077 1.53 0.000 -0.077 -0.8 0 0
   Jose Tabata RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .658 6 4 -0.006 0.22 0.000 -0.006 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 2 12 .212 .560 144 101 -0.277 0.76 0.222 -0.498 -3.3 24 4
HR: G Jones (24, off R Cruz; 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
TB: G Jones 4; S Marte 2; B Holt; M McKenry; A McCutchen; P Alvarez.
RBI: G Jones (78).
2-out RBI: G Jones.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Baserunning
CS: S Marte (4, 2nd base by F Rodriguez/C Snyder).

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Altuve 2B 4 0 1 1 0 2 .291 .735 15 10 0.025 0.40 0.053 -0.028 1.2 1 3 2B,SB,HBP
Brandon Barnes CF 3 1 1 0 2 2 .224 .574 26 16 0.005 0.29 0.029 -0.024 -0.7 3 0
Matt Dominguez 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .811 17 11 -0.071 0.47 0.000 -0.071 -2.2 1 2
Justin Maxwell RF-LF 2 2 1 1 2 0 .237 .794 19 6 0.062 0.45 0.062 -0.001 1.1 2 0 HR
Jed Lowrie SS 3 2 1 3 0 1 .253 .797 15 8 0.235 0.68 0.259 -0.024 2.4 1 1 HR,HBP
   Marwin Gonzalez SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .603 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brett Wallace 1B 4 2 2 2 0 0 .265 .778 8 6 0.013 0.22 0.029 -0.015 2.2 5 0 HR,3B
J.D. Martinez LF 2 0 0 0 0 2 .241 .685 13 9 -0.018 0.36 0.000 -0.018 -0.4 0 0
   Brian Bogusevic PH-RF 1 0 0 0 1 0 .204 .588 10 5 0.004 0.05 0.004 0.000 0.5 0 0 SB
Chris Snyder C 3 0 0 0 1 2 .181 .618 17 9 -0.018 0.14 0.000 -0.018 -0.4 13 1
Edgar Gonzalez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Fernando Rodriguez P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 4 3 -0.005 0.22 0.000 -0.005 -0.1 0 0
   Brandon Laird PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .278 .850 4 3 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Jose Valdez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Xavier Cedeno P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Scott Moore PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .243 .757 6 2 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.2
   Mickey Storey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rhiner Cruz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Matt Downs PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .202 .626 4 4 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.3
   Wilton Lopez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 7 6 7 7 12 .200 .985 158 92 0.223 0.34 0.436 -0.213 3.2 27 7
2B: J Altuve (34, off J Locke).
3B: B Wallace (1, off J McDonald).
HR: B Wallace (8, off H Takahashi; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF); J Maxwell (17, off J McDonald; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); J Lowrie (15, off J Locke; 1st inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: J Altuve (6, by B Morris); J Lowrie (2, by J McDonald).
TB: B Wallace 7; J Lowrie 4; J Maxwell 4; J Altuve 2; B Barnes.
RBI: J Lowrie 3 (41); B Wallace 2 (21); J Altuve (35); J Maxwell (50).
2-out RBI: J Lowrie 3; B Wallace.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Dominguez-B Wallace.
E: M Storey (1).
Baserunning
SB: J Altuve (32, 3rd base off J Locke/M McKenry); B Bogusevic (15, 2nd base off B Morris/M McKenry).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jeff Locke, L (0-2) 5 3 3 3 3 8 1 5.47 21 83 51 23 8 20 2 8 2 0 54 -0.154 0.55 -0.6
James McDonald 0 2 3 3 1 0 1 4.21 4 15 6 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 -0.070 0.19 -3.3
Bryan Morris 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.00 5 22 13 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0.003 0.13 0.8
Hisanori Takahashi 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.89 4 15 10 8 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 -0.002 0.02 -0.5
Justin Wilson 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.70 5 23 12 7 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 8 6 7 7 7 12 3 7.88 39 158 92 49 16 27 5 13 5 0 54 2 1 -0.223 0.34 -3.2
J McDonald faced 4 batters in the 6th inning.

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Edgar Gonzalez 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.94 7 33 20 10 3 7 2 3 3 0 53 0.051 0.60 0.5
Fernando Rodriguez, W (2-10) 3.1 2 0 0 0 4 0 5.46 11 43 33 16 5 12 5 2 1 0 2 0 0.169 0.96 1.8
Jose Valdez, H (3) 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.08 3 6 4 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.046 1.24 -0.4
Xavier Cedeno, H (5) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.03 3 11 6 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0.091 2.37 0.9
Mickey Storey 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.21 4 13 11 3 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.008 0.16 0.5
Rhiner Cruz 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 6.32 4 18 12 5 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.002 0.03 -0.5
Wilton Lopez 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.20 3 20 15 11 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0.002 0.06 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 2 12 1 1.00 35 144 101 49 20 32 12 9 6 0 53 4 0 0.277 0.76 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: J Wilson (1).
HBP: B Morris (1; J Altuve); J McDonald (4; J Lowrie).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eric Cooper, 1B - Jeff Kellogg, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Marty Foster.
Time of Game: 3:24.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 84° F, Wind 7mph out to Centerfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Houston Astros
1 Starling Marte LF 1 Jose Altuve 2B
2 Clint Barmes SS 2 Brandon Barnes CF
3 Andrew McCutchen CF 3 Matt Dominguez 3B
4 Garrett Jones RF 4 Justin Maxwell RF
5 Gaby Sanchez 1B 5 Jed Lowrie SS
6 Pedro Alvarez 3B 6 Brett Wallace 1B
7 Michael McKenry C 7 J.D. Martinez LF
8 Brock Holt 2B 8 Chris Snyder C
9 Jeff Locke P 9 Edgar Gonzalez P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR HOU J. Lowrie J. Locke 25% 79% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Barnes Scores; Maxwell Scores
t6 0-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez X. Cedeno 8% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-3 2 123 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Locke F. Rodriguez 7% 83% Strikeout Swinging
t6 0-3 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O PIT G. Jones X. Cedeno 5% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Barmes to 3B
t6 0-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT A. McCutchen J. Valdez -4% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Barmes to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Edgar Gonzalez facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT S. Marte E. Gonzalez 2% 52% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT C. Barmes E. Gonzalez 2% 54% Lineout: RF (Short CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  O PIT A. McCutchen E. Gonzalez 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Jeff Locke facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Altuve J. Locke -2% 53% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(0-2)  HOU B. Barnes J. Locke 2% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Dominguez J. Locke -3% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep 2B-1B)
b1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU J. Maxwell J. Locke 2% 54% Walk; Barnes to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- 4,(2-1)  RRR HOU J. Lowrie J. Locke 25% 79% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Barnes Scores; Maxwell Scores
b1 3-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Wallace J. Locke -1% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Edgar Gonzalez facing 4-5-6
t2 0-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT G. Jones E. Gonzalez 2% 81% Groundout: P unassisted (Short 1B Line)
t2 0-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT G. Sanchez E. Gonzalez 1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-3 2 --- 7,(2-2)  PIT P. Alvarez E. Gonzalez -1% 81% Single to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
t2 0-3 2 1-- 7,(3-2)  PIT M. McKenry E. Gonzalez -2% 79% Walk; Alvarez to 2B
Fernando Rodriguez replaces Edgar Gonzalez pitching and batting 9th
t2 0-3 2 12- 4,(0-2)  PIT B. Holt F. Rodriguez -3% 76% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Alvarez to 3B; McKenry to 2B
t2 0-3 2 123 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Locke F. Rodriguez 7% 83% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jeff Locke facing 7-8-9
b2 3-0 0 --- 7,(2-2)  O HOU J. Martinez J. Locke -1% 82% Strikeout Swinging
b2 3-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Snyder J. Locke -1% 81% Flyball: CF
b2 3-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU F. Rodriguez J. Locke -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Fernando Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
t3 0-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  PIT S. Marte F. Rodriguez -4% 77% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t3 0-3 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O PIT C. Barmes F. Rodriguez 3% 80% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted (Front of Home); Marte stays at 1B
t3 0-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. McCutchen F. Rodriguez 4% 84% Marte Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t3 0-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen F. Rodriguez 1% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jeff Locke facing 1-2-3
b3 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU J. Altuve J. Locke 3% 88% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b3 3-0 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  O HOU B. Barnes J. Locke -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
b3 3-0 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Dominguez J. Locke 2% 87% Altuve Steals 3B
b3 3-0 1 --3 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Dominguez J. Locke -3% 84% Popfly: SS (Weak SS)
b3 3-0 2 --3 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Maxwell J. Locke 0% 85% Walk
b3 3-0 2 1-3 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Lowrie J. Locke -2% 83% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Fernando Rodriguez facing 4-5-6
t4 0-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT G. Jones F. Rodriguez 2% 85% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-3 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT G. Sanchez F. Rodriguez 1% 86% Lineout: RF
t4 0-3 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT P. Alvarez F. Rodriguez 1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jeff Locke facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Wallace J. Locke -1% 86% Popfly: 2B (Weak SS-2B)
b4 3-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU J. Martinez J. Locke -1% 85% Strikeout Swinging
b4 3-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Snyder J. Locke -0% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Fernando Rodriguez facing 7-8-9
t5 0-3 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT M. McKenry F. Rodriguez 2% 87% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
t5 0-3 1 --- 10,(2-2)  O PIT B. Holt F. Rodriguez 1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Locke F. Rodriguez 1% 89% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jeff Locke facing 9-1-2
Brandon Laird pinch hits for Fernando Rodriguez (P) batting 9th
b5 3-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Laird J. Locke -1% 88% Strikeout Looking
b5 3-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU J. Altuve J. Locke -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 3-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Barnes J. Locke 0% 88% Walk
b5 3-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Dominguez J. Locke -1% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Jose Valdez facing 1-2-3
Jose Valdez replaces Brandon Laird (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT S. Marte J. Valdez -4% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t6 0-3 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O PIT C. Barmes J. Valdez 4% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (SS-2B)
t6 0-3 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT A. McCutchen J. Valdez -4% 83% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Barmes to 2B
Xavier Cedeno replaces Jose Valdez pitching and batting 9th
t6 0-3 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O PIT G. Jones X. Cedeno 5% 87% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Barmes to 3B
t6 0-3 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  PIT G. Sanchez X. Cedeno -3% 84% Walk; McCutchen to 2B
t6 0-3 2 123 3,(0-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez X. Cedeno 8% 92% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' James McDonald facing 4-5-6
James McDonald replaces Gaby Sanchez (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Garrett Jones moves from RF to 1B
Jose Tabata replaces Jeff Locke (P) playing RF batting 9th
b6 3-0 0 --- 3,(2-0)  R HOU J. Maxwell J. McDonald 4% 96% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b6 4-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU J. Lowrie J. McDonald 1% 96% Hit By Pitch
b6 4-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  R HOU B. Wallace J. McDonald 2% 99% Triple to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Lowrie Scores
Brian Bogusevic pinch hits for J.D. Martinez (LF) batting 7th
b6 5-0 0 --3 7,(3-2)  HOU B. Bogusevic J. McDonald 0% 99% Walk
Bryan Morris replaces James McDonald pitching and batting 5th
b6 5-0 0 1-3 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Snyder B. Morris -0% 98% Strikeout Swinging
Scott Moore pinch hits for Xavier Cedeno (P) batting 9th
b6 5-0 1 1-3 4,(1-2)  HOU S. Moore B. Morris 0% 99% Bogusevic Steals 2B
b6 5-0 1 -23 6,(3-2)  HOU S. Moore B. Morris 0% 99% Walk
b6 5-0 1 123 3,(0-2)  R HOU J. Altuve B. Morris 1% 99% Hit By Pitch; Wallace Scores; Bogusevic to 3B; Moore to 2B
b6 6-0 1 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Barnes B. Morris -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
b6 6-0 2 123 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Dominguez B. Morris -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 6.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-6, Astros' Mickey Storey facing 7-8-9
Mickey Storey replaces Scott Moore (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Justin Maxwell moves from RF to LF
Brian Bogusevic moves from PH to RF
t7 0-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT M. McKenry M. Storey 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT B. Holt M. Storey -1% 99% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B)
t7 0-6 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Tabata M. Storey 1% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t7 0-6 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O PIT S. Marte M. Storey 0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-0, Pirates' Hisanori Takahashi facing 4-5-6
Hisanori Takahashi replaces Bryan Morris pitching and batting 5th
b7 6-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU J. Maxwell H. Takahashi -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 6-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Lowrie H. Takahashi -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
b7 6-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  R HOU B. Wallace H. Takahashi 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b7 7-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Bogusevic H. Takahashi -0% 100% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 7.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Astros' Rhiner Cruz facing 2-3-4
Rhiner Cruz replaces Mickey Storey pitching and batting 9th
Marwin Gonzalez replaces Jed Lowrie playing SS batting 5th
t8 0-7 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT C. Barmes R. Cruz 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-7 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen R. Cruz 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t8 0-7 2 --- 5,(3-1)  R PIT G. Jones R. Cruz -0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
Alex Presley pinch hits for Hisanori Takahashi (P) batting 5th
t8 1-7 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O PIT A. Presley R. Cruz 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B (SS-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 7-1, Pirates' Justin Wilson facing 8-9-1
Justin Wilson replaces Alex Presley (PH) pitching and batting 5th
b8 7-1 0 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Snyder J. Wilson 0% 100% Walk
Matt Downs pinch hits for Rhiner Cruz (P) batting 9th
b8 7-1 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  O HOU M. Downs J. Wilson -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b8 7-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Altuve J. Wilson -0% 100% Strikeout Swinging, Wild Pitch; Snyder to 2B
b8 7-1 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Barnes J. Wilson 0% 100% Walk
b8 7-1 2 12- 4,(2-1)  O HOU M. Dominguez J. Wilson -0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 7.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-7, Astros' Wilton Lopez facing 6-7-8
Wilton Lopez replaces Matt Downs (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 1-7 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez W. Lopez 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
t9 1-7 1 --- 11,(3-2)  PIT M. McKenry W. Lopez -0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
t9 1-7 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO PIT B. Holt W. Lopez 0% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 3B (Weak 3B); McKenry out at 1B/3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Astros 7.

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