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Sunday, September 23, 2012, 1:06PM
, Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 15,207, Time of Game: 3:27
Pirates
8
75-77
 Won 1 
4th, 16½ GB
at Astros
1
50-103
 Lost 1 
6th, 42 GB
W: A.J. Burnett (16-8)
L: Jordan Lyles (4-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  4  1   0  3  0    8 18  0
Astros          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  4  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Alex Presley LF 6 1 2 0 0 0 6 .237 .283 .401 .684 20 12 -0.030 0.74 0.054 -0.084 -1.1 1 0 3B
Josh Harrison 2B 6 2 4 0 0 1 6 .243 .285 .362 .647 31 17 0.126 0.74 0.150 -0.024 1.4 1 1
Andrew McCutchen CF 5 1 2 1 1 1 6 .336 .406 .564 .970 30 20 0.030 0.83 0.089 -0.058 0.8 2 0 2B
   Chad Qualls P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Garrett Jones 1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .275 .317 .511 .829 5 3 0.022 0.94 0.044 -0.022 0.2 1 1
   Gaby Sanchez PH-1B 3 2 2 1 0 0 4 .230 .292 .362 .654 21 11 0.100 0.69 0.101 -0.001 1.6 7 1 2B,HBP
Pedro Alvarez 3B 5 1 1 1 1 4 6 .244 .320 .473 .793 28 16 -0.110 0.88 0.017 -0.127 -0.6 0 2 IW
Travis Snider RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .248 .318 .386 .704 10 6 -0.050 1.04 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 1 0
   Jose Tabata PH-RF 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .241 .314 .347 .660 17 11 0.083 0.77 0.094 -0.011 0.7 0 0
Clint Barmes SS 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .228 .266 .325 .591 14 11 0.066 0.72 0.086 -0.020 0.3 0 3
Rod Barajas C 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .203 .282 .334 .616 7 6 0.114 0.89 0.119 -0.005 1.7 12 1
A.J. Burnett P 4 0 1 1 0 1 5 .067 .111 .067 .178 14 10 -0.130 1.24 0.004 -0.133 -0.9 1 1 SH
   Starling Marte CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .293 .418 .711 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 46 8 18 8 3 10 51 .391 .440 .478 .918 197 123 0.221 0.85 0.758 -0.535 3.7 27 10
2B: A McCutchen (27, off M Storey); G Sanchez (16, off E Del Rosario).
3B: A Presley (7, off C Fick).
SH: A Burnett (5, off J Lyles).
IBB: P Alvarez (6, by C Fick).
HBP: G Sanchez (1, by W Wright).
TB: J Harrison 4; A Presley 4; A McCutchen 3; G Sanchez 3; R Barajas 2; C Barmes 2; A Burnett; G Jones; P Alvarez; J Tabata.
RBI: J Tabata 2 (15); C Barmes (44); A Burnett (2); R Barajas (29); P Alvarez (81); A McCutchen (93); G Sanchez (29).
2-out RBI: A Burnett.
Team LOB: 16.
With RISP: 6 for 20.

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jose Altuve 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .291 .342 .394 .736 8 4 0.004 0.75 0.026 -0.022 -0.0 1 0 SB
   Jimmy Paredes PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .197 .247 .242 .489 6 6 -0.011 0.22 0.000 -0.011 -0.6 1 0
Scott Moore RF-2B 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .256 .333 .466 .799 16 10 0.029 0.56 0.068 -0.040 0.7 2 2 HR,2B
Brett Wallace 1B 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 .260 .321 .436 .758 17 13 -0.067 0.64 0.000 -0.067 -0.9 7 1
Fernando Martinez LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .214 .271 .388 .659 20 13 -0.068 0.65 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 2 0
Matt Dominguez 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .279 .303 .465 .768 8 6 -0.046 0.61 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 0 1
   Rhiner Cruz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Marwin Gonzalez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .276 .324 .600 2 1 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1
Tyler Greene SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .225 .270 .391 .661 6 4 -0.040 0.53 0.000 -0.040 -0.5 1 3
Chris Snyder C 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .179 .298 .312 .610 18 12 -0.024 0.32 0.000 -0.024 -0.5 9 1
Brandon Barnes CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .215 .262 .291 .553 6 4 -0.031 0.62 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 2 0
   C.J. Fick P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Enerio Del Rosario P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brandon Laird 3B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .316 .381 .526 .907 4 2 0.002 0.05 0.002 0.000 0.3 1 0
Jordan Lyles P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .167 .171 .338 4 3 -0.017 0.71 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 1 0
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mickey Storey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Brian Bogusevic CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .203 .297 .292 .589 5 3 -0.008 0.28 0.004 -0.012 0.2 0 0 HBP
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 1 12 32 .133 .188 .267 .454 120 81 -0.277 0.52 0.100 -0.378 -3.3 27 9
2B: S Moore (10, off A Burnett).
HR: S Moore (9, off A Burnett, 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
HBP: B Bogusevic (7, by A Burnett).
TB: S Moore 7; B Laird.
RBI: S Moore (24).
2-out RBI: S Moore.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: T Greene (11).
Baserunning
SB: J Altuve (33, 2nd base off A Burnett/R Barajas).

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
A.J. Burnett, W (16-8) 8 4 1 1 1 11 1 3.53 29 109 74 32 19 23 8 8 5 0 80 0.277 0.57 2.8
Chad Qualls 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.47 3 11 7 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 12 1 1.00 32 120 81 34 23 24 10 8 5 0 80 0 0 0.278 0.52 3.3

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
Jordan Lyles, L (4-12) 4 6 3 3 1 4 0 5.44 21 79 49 36 3 10 8 8 5 0 41 -0.004 1.34 0.1
Wesley Wright 0.1 0 1 1 0 1 0 3.31 2 11 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 -0.031 2.27 -0.2
Mickey Storey 0.2 4 1 1 1 1 0 4.44 7 27 17 6 4 7 1 4 1 0 3 3 -0.187 1.14 -3.1
C.J. Fick 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 4.57 8 31 20 13 2 5 3 2 1 0 1 0 0.029 0.20 1.6
Enerio Del Rosario 0.2 5 3 3 0 1 0 10.06 7 21 12 7 0 5 0 6 5 0 0 0 -0.029 0.13 -2.9
Rhiner Cruz 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 6.17 6 28 19 13 1 5 4 1 1 0 2 0 0.001 0.01 0.9
Team Totals 9 18 8 8 3 10 0 8.00 51 197 123 79 11 33 16 21 13 0 41 9 4 -0.221 0.85 -3.7
J Lyles faced 3 batters in the 5th inning.
M Storey faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: A Burnett (9; B Bogusevic); W Wright (6; G Sanchez).
IBB: C Fick (4; P Alvarez).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Marty Foster, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Jeff Kellogg.
Time of Game: 3:27.
Attendance: 15,207.
Start Time Weather: 73° F, Wind 0mph, In Dome.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Houston Astros
1 Alex Presley LF 1 Jose Altuve 2B
2 Josh Harrison 2B 2 Scott Moore RF
3 Andrew McCutchen CF 3 Brett Wallace 1B
4 Garrett Jones 1B 4 Fernando Martinez LF
5 Pedro Alvarez 3B 5 Matt Dominguez 3B
6 Travis Snider RF 6 Tyler Greene SS
7 Clint Barmes SS 7 Chris Snyder C
8 Rod Barajas C 8 Brandon Barnes CF
9 A.J. Burnett P 9 Jordan Lyles P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  PIT J. Harrison J. Lyles 12% 67% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Presley to 3B
t5 0-0 0 123 3,(1-1)  R PIT G. Sanchez W. Wright 9% 81% Hit By Pitch; Presley Scores; Harrison to 3B; McCutchen to 2B
t4 0-0 2 123 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. Burnett J. Lyles -9% 44% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 1-0 1 123 4,(3-0)  R PIT J. Tabata M. Storey 9% 83% Walk; Harrison Scores; McCutchen to 3B; Sanchez to 2B
t5 1-0 0 123 8,(3-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez W. Wright -6% 74% Strikeout Looking

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' Jordan Lyles facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. Presley J. Lyles -2% 48% Lineout: P (P's Left)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT J. Harrison J. Lyles -2% 46% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  PIT A. McCutchen J. Lyles 1% 48% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t1 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT G. Jones J. Lyles -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Altuve A. Burnett 2% 47% Lineout: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  HOU S. Moore A. Burnett -4% 43% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF Line)
b1 0-0 1 -2- 7,(3-2)  O HOU B. Wallace A. Burnett 3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU F. Martinez A. Burnett 3% 50% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jordan Lyles facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez J. Lyles -2% 48% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT T. Snider J. Lyles -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT C. Barmes J. Lyles -1% 45% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Dominguez A. Burnett 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU T. Greene A. Burnett 2% 49% Lineout: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Snyder A. Burnett 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jordan Lyles facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT R. Barajas J. Lyles 4% 54% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t3 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. Burnett J. Lyles -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice (Weak 2B-1B); Barajas to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. Presley J. Lyles -4% 48% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  PIT J. Harrison J. Lyles 2% 50% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Barajas to 3B
t3 0-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. McCutchen J. Lyles -6% 45% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Barnes A. Burnett 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU J. Lyles A. Burnett 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
b3 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU J. Altuve A. Burnett -1% 47% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU S. Moore A. Burnett -1% 46% Altuve Steals 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- 6,(2-2)  O HOU S. Moore A. Burnett 4% 50% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Altuve out at Hm/2B-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jordan Lyles facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT G. Jones J. Lyles 4% 54% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 0-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez J. Lyles -4% 50% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  O PIT T. Snider J. Lyles -3% 47% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t4 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  PIT C. Barmes J. Lyles 2% 49% Single to CF (Line Drive); Jones to 2B
t4 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  PIT R. Barajas J. Lyles 4% 53% Fielder's Choice SS; Jones to 3B; Barmes to 2B
t4 0-0 2 123 4,(2-1)  O PIT A. Burnett J. Lyles -9% 44% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Wallace A. Burnett 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU F. Martinez A. Burnett 2% 49% Strikeout Swinging
b4 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Dominguez A. Burnett 1% 50% Lineout: 2B (SS-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Astros 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Jordan Lyles facing 1-2-3
t5 0-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT A. Presley J. Lyles 5% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 0-0 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  PIT J. Harrison J. Lyles 12% 67% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Presley to 3B
t5 0-0 0 1-3 9,(3-2)  PIT A. McCutchen J. Lyles 4% 71% Walk; Harrison to 2B
Wesley Wright replaces Jordan Lyles pitching and batting 9th
Gaby Sanchez pinch hits for Garrett Jones (1B) batting 4th
t5 0-0 0 123 3,(1-1)  R PIT G. Sanchez W. Wright 9% 81% Hit By Pitch; Presley Scores; Harrison to 3B; McCutchen to 2B
t5 1-0 0 123 8,(3-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez W. Wright -6% 74% Strikeout Looking
Mickey Storey replaces Wesley Wright pitching and batting 9th
Jose Tabata pinch hits for Travis Snider (RF) batting 6th
t5 1-0 1 123 4,(3-0)  R PIT J. Tabata M. Storey 9% 83% Walk; Harrison Scores; McCutchen to 3B; Sanchez to 2B
t5 2-0 1 123 3,(0-2)  R PIT C. Barmes M. Storey 6% 89% Single to SS (Pop Fly to Short LF); McCutchen Scores; Sanchez to 3B; Tabata to 2B
t5 3-0 1 123 2,(0-1)  R PIT R. Barajas M. Storey 4% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Sanchez Scores; Tabata to 3B; Barmes to 2B
t5 4-0 1 123 3,(0-2)  O PIT A. Burnett M. Storey -2% 91% Strikeout Swinging
t5 4-0 2 123 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. Presley M. Storey -2% 89% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-4, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 6-7-8
Gaby Sanchez moves from PH to 1B
Jose Tabata moves from PH to RF
b5 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Greene A. Burnett 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 0-4 1 --- 9,(3-2)  O HOU C. Snyder A. Burnett 1% 92% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU B. Barnes A. Burnett 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Astros 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-0, Astros' Mickey Storey facing 2-3-4
t6 4-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  PIT J. Harrison M. Storey 1% 94% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
t6 4-0 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  R PIT A. McCutchen M. Storey 3% 97% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Harrison Scores
C.J. Fick replaces Brandon Barnes (CF) pitching and batting 8th
Brian Bogusevic replaces Mickey Storey (P) playing CF batting 9th
t6 5-0 0 -2- 6,(2-2)  O PIT G. Sanchez C. Fick -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted; McCutchen to 3B
t6 5-0 1 --3 4,(3-0)  PIT P. Alvarez C. Fick 0% 97% Intentional Walk
t6 5-0 1 1-3 9,(2-2)  O PIT J. Tabata C. Fick -1% 96% Strikeout Looking
t6 5-0 2 1-3 3,(0-2)  O PIT C. Barmes C. Fick -1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 9-1-2
b6 0-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Bogusevic A. Burnett 1% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
Jimmy Paredes pinch hits for Jose Altuve (2B) batting 1st
b6 0-5 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Paredes A. Burnett 1% 97% Strikeout Swinging
b6 0-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R HOU S. Moore A. Burnett -3% 94% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b6 1-5 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU B. Wallace A. Burnett 1% 95% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 1.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' C.J. Fick facing 8-9-1
Scott Moore moves from RF to 2B
Jimmy Paredes moves from PH to RF
t7 5-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O PIT R. Barajas C. Fick -0% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t7 5-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT A. Burnett C. Fick -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-1 2 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT A. Presley C. Fick 1% 95% Triple to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF)
t7 5-1 2 --3 3,(2-0)  O PIT J. Harrison C. Fick -1% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 4-5-6
b7 1-5 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU F. Martinez A. Burnett 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 1-5 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Dominguez A. Burnett 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b7 1-5 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Greene A. Burnett 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Astros 1.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Astros' Enerio Del Rosario facing 3-4-5
Enerio Del Rosario replaces C.J. Fick pitching and batting 8th
t8 5-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen E. Del Rosario -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  PIT G. Sanchez E. Del Rosario 1% 97% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t8 5-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R PIT P. Alvarez E. Del Rosario 2% 99% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Sanchez Scores; Alvarez to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t8 6-1 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  R PIT J. Tabata E. Del Rosario 1% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Alvarez Scores
t8 7-1 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT C. Barmes E. Del Rosario -0% 99% Popfly: 2B (Deep SS-2B)
t8 7-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  PIT R. Barajas E. Del Rosario 0% 99% Single to CF (Line Drive); Tabata to 3B
t8 7-1 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R PIT A. Burnett E. Del Rosario 0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive); Tabata Scores; Barajas to 2B
Rhiner Cruz replaces Matt Dominguez (3B) pitching and batting 5th
Brandon Laird replaces Enerio Del Rosario (P) playing 3B batting 8th
t8 8-1 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O PIT A. Presley R. Cruz -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-8, Pirates' A.J. Burnett facing 7-8-9
b8 1-8 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Snyder A. Burnett 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-8 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU B. Laird A. Burnett -0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b8 1-8 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU B. Bogusevic A. Burnett -0% 99% Hit By Pitch; Laird to 2B
b8 1-8 1 12- 3,(0-2)  O HOU J. Paredes A. Burnett 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
b8 1-8 2 12- 3,(2-0)  O HOU S. Moore A. Burnett 0% 100% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 1.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 8-1, Astros' Rhiner Cruz facing 2-3-4
t9 8-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  PIT J. Harrison R. Cruz 0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t9 8-1 0 1-- 4,(0-2)  O PIT A. McCutchen R. Cruz -0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t9 8-1 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  PIT G. Sanchez R. Cruz 0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); McCutchen to 2B
t9 8-1 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O PIT P. Alvarez R. Cruz -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 8-1 2 12- 3,(0-2)  O PIT J. Tabata R. Cruz -0% 100% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Sanchez to 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-8, Pirates' Chad Qualls facing 3-4-5
Chad Qualls replaces Andrew McCutchen (CF) pitching and batting 3rd
Starling Marte replaces A.J. Burnett (P) playing CF batting 9th
b9 1-8 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU B. Wallace C. Qualls 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging (C-1B)
b9 1-8 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU F. Martinez C. Qualls 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
Marwin Gonzalez pinch hits for Rhiner Cruz (P) batting 5th
b9 1-8 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Gonzalez C. Qualls 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 8, Astros 1.

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