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Tuesday, July 8, 2008, 7:05PM
, PNC Park
Attendance: 17,867, Time of Game: 2:58
Astros
3
41-50
 Lost 3 
6th, 13½ GB
at Pirates
4
42-47
 Won 2 
4th, 11½ GB
W: John Grabow (5-2)
L: Doug Brocail (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  0   1  2  0   0  0  0    3  5  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  3  X    4 11  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Darin Erstad CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .765 20 13 -0.109 0.86 0.000 -0.109 -1.4 3 0
Mark Loretta 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 .262 .708 19 12 -0.106 1.06 0.016 -0.122 -0.4 0 2
Lance Berkman 1B 1 1 0 0 4 0 .347 1.103 22 6 0.009 0.84 0.061 -0.052 0.6 8 2
Carlos Lee LF 4 1 2 2 1 0 .294 .892 21 12 0.227 1.04 0.276 -0.048 1.6 3 0 HR
   Michael Bourn PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .567 0.033 2.78 0.033 0.000 0.1 SB
Miguel Tejada SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .749 15 11 -0.226 1.64 0.000 -0.226 -1.6 2 3
Hunter Pence RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .265 .731 15 12 0.080 0.71 0.132 -0.052 0.3 0 0 HR
Ty Wigginton 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .274 .820 17 14 -0.053 0.67 0.025 -0.078 -0.6 1 2 CS
Brad Ausmus C 1 0 1 0 3 0 .216 .558 23 8 0.048 0.38 0.048 0.000 0.6 7 0
Brandon Backe P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .841 13 8 -0.047 0.84 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 0 0
   Dave Borkowski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   David Newhan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .699 3 3 -0.017 0.63 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Geoff Blum PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .220 .605 4 0 0.004 0.71 0.004 0.000 0.1 IW
   Doug Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jose Valverde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 5 3 10 2 .161 .721 172 99 -0.157 0.93 0.595 -0.751 -1.4 24 10
HR: H Pence (11, off I Snell; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF); C Lee (21, off T Beam; 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF-CF).
IBB: G Blum (2, by J Grabow).
TB: C Lee 5; H Pence 4; T Wigginton; B Ausmus.
RBI: C Lee 2 (72); H Pence (42).
2-out RBI: C Lee 2.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Baserunning
SB: M Bourn (32, 2nd base off D Marte/R Doumit).
CS: T Wigginton (3, 2nd base by I Snell/R Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nate McLouth CF 5 1 2 3 0 0 .280 .886 24 14 0.530 2.34 0.608 -0.078 2.2 4 0 HR
Freddy Sanchez 2B 5 0 2 0 0 1 .228 .565 23 18 -0.025 0.83 0.049 -0.075 -0.5 2 1
   Damaso Marte P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Ryan Doumit C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .319 .939 11 8 -0.091 0.90 0.000 -0.091 -0.7 2 1
Jason Bay LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .292 .926 18 11 0.045 1.23 0.111 -0.066 0.4 2 0 2B
Xavier Nady RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .322 .915 13 10 -0.118 1.45 0.026 -0.144 -0.8 2 0
Adam LaRoche 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 .250 .759 13 6 0.185 1.22 0.231 -0.047 1.7 13 0 HR,2B
Jose Bautista 3B 2 1 0 0 1 2 .254 .760 19 8 -0.060 1.71 0.050 -0.110 -0.7 0 3 HBP,IW
Ian Snell P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .148 .364 6 3 -0.044 1.75 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 0 0
   T.J. Beam P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 5 4 -0.058 2.26 0.000 -0.058 -0.4 0 2
   Jason Michaels PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .637 1 1 -0.053 1.91 0.000 -0.053 -0.4
   John Grabow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Doug Mientkiewicz PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .274 .733 2 1 0.074 2.42 0.074 0.000 0.3
   Luis Rivas PR-2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 .243 .655 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jack Wilson SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .298 .695 21 13 -0.041 2.19 0.056 -0.096 -0.5 2 5
Team Totals 35 4 11 4 2 6 .314 .911 156 97 0.344 1.55 1.205 -0.862 0.1 27 13
2B: A LaRoche (17, off W Wright); J Bay (21, off D Borkowski).
HR: N McLouth (17, off D Borkowski; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); A LaRoche (10, off D Brocail; 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
IBB: J Bautista (3, by D Borkowski).
HBP: J Bautista (2, by D Brocail).
TB: A LaRoche 7; N McLouth 5; J Bay 3; F Sanchez 2; D Mientkiewicz; X Nady.
RBI: N McLouth 3 (60); A LaRoche (41).
2-out RBI: N McLouth 2; A LaRoche.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 11.

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
Brandon Backe 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 5.07 12 48 31 15 3 13 5 4 2 0 56 0.152 0.96 1.5
Dave Borkowski 2 4 1 1 1 1 1 5.67 11 44 28 22 1 5 4 5 1 0 0 0 0.034 1.45 -0.0
Wesley Wright, H (10) 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.18 2 10 5 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.027 1.71 -0.2
Geoff Geary, H (4) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.48 5 17 12 10 0 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0.179 1.35 1.2
Doug Brocail, BS (2), L (4-4) 0.2 3 3 3 1 0 1 3.86 7 29 15 11 0 4 0 5 2 0 0 0 -0.715 2.88 -3.1
Jose Valverde 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.98 1 8 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.034 1.15 0.6
Team Totals 8 11 4 4 2 6 2 4.50 38 156 97 66 6 25 13 16 5 0 56 3 0 -0.343 1.55 -0.1

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
Ian Snell 3.2 4 1 1 3 1 1 5.84 17 88 57 35 8 14 6 7 3 0 47 0.051 0.80 0.7
T.J. Beam 2.1 1 2 2 2 1 1 7.20 10 35 22 11 4 7 3 4 0 0 1 0 -0.114 0.61 -0.8
John Grabow, W (5-2) 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 3.35 10 40 16 10 0 6 1 5 1 0 0 0 0.061 0.68 1.0
Damaso Marte, S (3) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.38 4 9 4 3 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.160 2.61 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 10 2 2 3.00 41 172 99 59 12 28 12 17 4 0 47 1 0 0.158 0.93 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: J Grabow (2).
HBP: D Brocail (2; J Bautista).
IBB: D Borkowski (2; J Bautista); J Grabow (1; G Blum).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Laz Diaz, 3B - Wally Bell.
Time of Game: 2:58.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 9mph from Right to Left, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Darin Erstad CF 1 Nate McLouth CF
2 Mark Loretta 2B 2 Freddy Sanchez 2B
3 Lance Berkman 1B 3 Ryan Doumit C
4 Carlos Lee LF 4 Jason Bay LF
5 Miguel Tejada SS 5 Xavier Nady RF
6 Hunter Pence RF 6 Adam LaRoche 1B
7 Ty Wigginton 3B 7 Jose Bautista 3B
8 Brad Ausmus C 8 Ian Snell P
9 Brandon Backe P 9 Jack Wilson SS

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-3 2 123 8,(3-2)  RR PIT N. McLouth D. Brocail 52% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Bautista Scores; Rivas Scores; Wilson to 3B; McLouth to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR HOU C. Lee T. Beam -21% 18% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Berkman Scores
t4 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  R HOU H. Pence I. Snell -13% 40% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t9 3-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Tejada D. Marte 11% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
b8 1-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R PIT A. LaRoche D. Brocail 10% 19% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU D. Erstad I. Snell 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  O HOU M. Loretta I. Snell 2% 54% Popfly: 1B (2B-1B)
t1 0-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  HOU L. Berkman I. Snell -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  HOU C. Lee I. Snell -3% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive); Berkman to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Tejada I. Snell 5% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O PIT N. McLouth B. Backe -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez B. Backe -2% 51% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT R. Doumit B. Backe -1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU H. Pence I. Snell 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t2 0-0 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton I. Snell 2% 54% Foul Flyball: RF (RF Foul)
t2 0-0 2 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU B. Ausmus I. Snell -1% 53% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU B. Backe I. Snell 2% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Bay B. Backe -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b2 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT X. Nady B. Backe 3% 55% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b2 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  PIT A. LaRoche B. Backe 4% 59% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Nady to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Bautista B. Backe -5% 54% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  O PIT I. Snell B. Backe -4% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O HOU D. Erstad I. Snell 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Loretta I. Snell 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t3 0-0 2 --- 4,(3-0)  HOU L. Berkman I. Snell -1% 53% Walk
t3 0-0 2 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee I. Snell 3% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Brandon Backe facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT J. Wilson B. Backe -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b3 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth B. Backe -2% 51% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b3 0-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  PIT F. Sanchez B. Backe 1% 53% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF-CF)
b3 0-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT R. Doumit B. Backe -3% 50% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ian Snell facing 5-6-7
t4 0-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada I. Snell 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t4 0-0 1 --- 6,(2-2)  R HOU H. Pence I. Snell -13% 40% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t4 1-0 1 --- 5,(0-2)  HOU T. Wigginton I. Snell -2% 37% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t4 1-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus I. Snell 4% 41% Wigginton Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Ausmus I. Snell -1% 40% Walk
T.J. Beam replaces Ian Snell pitching and batting 8th
t4 1-0 2 1-- 8,(3-2)  O HOU B. Backe T. Beam 2% 42% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Dave Borkowski facing 4-5-6
Dave Borkowski replaces Brandon Backe pitching and batting 9th
b4 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT J. Bay D. Borkowski 8% 50% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b4 0-1 0 -2- 4,(0-2)  O PIT X. Nady D. Borkowski -6% 45% Groundout: P-SS-1B (Weak SS)
b4 0-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche D. Borkowski -5% 40% Popfly: 3B (Weak 3B)
b4 0-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  PIT J. Bautista D. Borkowski 1% 41% Intentional Walk
b4 0-1 2 12- 5,(1-2)  O PIT T. Beam D. Borkowski -6% 36% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' T.J. Beam facing 1-2-3
t5 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Erstad T. Beam 2% 38% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
t5 1-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Loretta T. Beam 2% 40% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t5 1-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU L. Berkman T. Beam -1% 38% Walk
t5 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR HOU C. Lee T. Beam -21% 18% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Berkman Scores
t5 3-0 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Tejada T. Beam 1% 18% Foul Popfly: 1B (1B Foul)
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Astros' Dave Borkowski facing 9-1-2
b5 0-3 0 --- 9,(2-2)  O PIT J. Wilson D. Borkowski -3% 16% Flyball: CF
b5 0-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  R PIT N. McLouth D. Borkowski 9% 25% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b5 1-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT F. Sanchez D. Borkowski 4% 28% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b5 1-3 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT R. Doumit D. Borkowski -4% 24% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B (Weak 2B)
b5 1-3 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  PIT J. Bay D. Borkowski 3% 27% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Doumit to 2B
b5 1-3 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O PIT X. Nady D. Borkowski -6% 21% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' T.J. Beam facing 6-7-8
t6 3-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU H. Pence T. Beam 2% 23% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
t6 3-1 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton T. Beam 1% 24% Groundout: P-1B (Front of Home)
t6 3-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Ausmus T. Beam -1% 23% Walk
David Newhan pinch hits for Dave Borkowski (P) batting 9th
t6 3-1 2 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU D. Newhan T. Beam 2% 25% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 6-7-8
Wesley Wright replaces David Newhan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-3 0 --- 4,(2-1)  PIT A. LaRoche W. Wright 9% 34% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
b6 1-3 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  O PIT J. Bautista W. Wright -6% 28% Strikeout Swinging
Geoff Geary replaces Wesley Wright pitching and batting 9th
Jason Michaels pinch hits for T.J. Beam (P) batting 8th
b6 1-3 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O PIT J. Michaels G. Geary -5% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
b6 1-3 2 -2- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Wilson G. Geary -5% 18% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' John Grabow facing 1-2-3
John Grabow replaces Jason Michaels (PH) pitching and batting 8th
t7 3-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU D. Erstad J. Grabow 1% 19% Flyball: LF (LF Line)
t7 3-1 1 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU M. Loretta J. Grabow -2% 18% Walk
t7 3-1 1 1-- 4,(3-0)  HOU L. Berkman J. Grabow -2% 15% Walk; Loretta to 2B
t7 3-1 1 12- 5,(2-2)  O HOU C. Lee J. Grabow 2% 18% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF); Loretta to 3B
t7 3-1 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Grabow 3% 21% Flyball: CF (Short CF-RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 1-2-3
b7 1-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT N. McLouth G. Geary -4% 17% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 1-3 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez G. Geary -3% 15% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
b7 1-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT R. Doumit G. Geary -2% 13% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' John Grabow facing 6-7-8
t8 3-1 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU H. Pence J. Grabow 1% 14% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t8 3-1 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU T. Wigginton J. Grabow 1% 15% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t8 3-1 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU B. Ausmus J. Grabow -1% 15% Walk
Geoff Blum pinch hits for Geoff Geary (P) batting 9th
t8 3-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU G. Blum J. Grabow -1% 14% Wild Pitch; Ausmus to 2B
t8 3-1 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU G. Blum J. Grabow -0% 14% Intentional Walk
t8 3-1 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O HOU D. Erstad J. Grabow 2% 16% Lineout: LF (LF Line)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Astros' Doug Brocail facing 4-5-6
Doug Brocail replaces Geoff Blum (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-3 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT J. Bay D. Brocail -4% 12% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b8 1-3 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O PIT X. Nady D. Brocail -3% 9% Foul Popfly: C (Behind Home)
b8 1-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  R PIT A. LaRoche D. Brocail 10% 19% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b8 2-3 2 --- 5,(2-2)  PIT J. Bautista D. Brocail 4% 23% Hit By Pitch
Doug Mientkiewicz pinch hits for John Grabow (P) batting 8th
b8 2-3 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  PIT D. Mientkiewicz D. Brocail 7% 30% Single to LF (Line Drive to LF-CF); Bautista to 3B
b8 2-3 2 1-3 5,(3-1)  PIT J. Wilson D. Brocail 6% 36% Walk; Mientkiewicz to 2B
Luis Rivas pinch runs for Doug Mientkiewicz (PH) batting 8th
b8 2-3 2 123 8,(3-2)  RR PIT N. McLouth D. Brocail 52% 87% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Bautista Scores; Rivas Scores; Wilson to 3B; McLouth to 2B/Adv on throw
Jose Valverde replaces Doug Brocail pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-3 2 -23 8,(2-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez J. Valverde -3% 84% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 4.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Damaso Marte facing 2-3-4
Damaso Marte replaces Freddy Sanchez (2B) pitching and batting 2nd
Luis Rivas moves from PR to 2B
t9 3-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU M. Loretta D. Marte 7% 91% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 3-4 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman D. Marte 5% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 3-4 2 --- 5,(3-1)  HOU C. Lee D. Marte -4% 92% Walk
Michael Bourn pinch runs for Carlos Lee (LF) batting 4th
t9 3-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada D. Marte -3% 89% Bourn Steals 2B
t9 3-4 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Tejada D. Marte 11% 100% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 3, Pirates 4.

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