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Standings
DET
@CLE
5
10
CHW
@KCR
3
0
BAL
@NYY
3
7
SEA
@OAK
3
5
MIN
@TBR
4
1
LAA
@TEX
7
3
BOS
@TOR
3
0
NYM
@ATL
6
7
STL
@CHC
1
5
MIL
@CIN
8
1
ARI
@COL
13
4
PHI
@FLA
5
2
SFG
@LAD
1
0
 
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HOU
@PIT
6
2
SDP
@WSN
6
2
Sunday, September 21, 2008, 1:35PM
, PNC Park
Attendance: 20,311, Time of Game: 3:07
Astros
6
82-73
 Won 1 
3rd, 12½ GB
at Pirates
2
65-91
 Lost 1 
6th, 30 GB
W: Roy Oswalt (16-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  0  2   0  2  0   0  1  1    6 14  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  1    2  9  0

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Michael Bourn CF 6 1 3 0 0 1 6 .226 .287 .296 .583 27 17 0.005 0.59 0.080 -0.075 0.4 3 0 2·SB
Mark Loretta 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .277 .348 .381 .729 24 13 -0.035 0.84 0.037 -0.073 -0.4 2 3
Miguel Tejada SS 5 2 3 1 0 1 5 .284 .315 .417 .732 15 11 0.069 0.86 0.096 -0.028 1.2 1 3
Lance Berkman 1B 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .316 .424 .574 .998 18 10 0.108 0.99 0.159 -0.051 0.8 10 0 2B,IW
Geoff Blum 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 5 .235 .281 .418 .699 24 16 0.072 0.92 0.109 -0.037 0.2 1 2 2B,SF
Hunter Pence RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .271 .317 .468 .785 20 13 -0.106 0.77 0.021 -0.128 -0.3 3 1
Ty Wigginton LF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .287 .355 .532 .886 15 9 0.003 0.91 0.050 -0.047 0.4 1 0
   Wesley Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 1 2 1 0 5 .216 .299 .284 .583 18 9 0.123 1.03 0.178 -0.056 1.1 5 0
Roy Oswalt P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .194 .194 .194 .388 11 7 -0.071 1.14 0.000 -0.071 -1.1 0 1 SH
   David Newhan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .283 .394 .677 5 3 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   LaTroy Hawkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Reggie Abercrombie PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .296 .316 .481 .797 6 4 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.6 1 0
Team Totals 39 6 14 5 5 6 46 .359 .422 .410 .832 183 112 0.162 0.83 0.730 -0.572 1.6 27 10
2B: L Berkman (46, off R Ohlendorf); G Blum (12, off R Ohlendorf).
SF: G Blum (7, off R Ohlendorf).
SH: R Oswalt (5, off R Ohlendorf).
IBB: L Berkman (17, by D Bautista).
TB: G Blum 3; M Tejada 3; M Bourn 3; L Berkman 2; T Wigginton 2; B Ausmus; M Loretta; H Pence.
RBI: B Ausmus 2 (22); G Blum (52); M Tejada (65); L Berkman (102).
2-out RBI: B Ausmus 2.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 4 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Tejada-L Berkman; H Pence-L Berkman.
Outfield Assists: H Pence (F Sanchez at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: M Bourn 2 (40, 2nd base off D Bautista/R Doumit, 2nd base off J Chavez/R Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nyjer Morgan LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .329 .360 .689 14 9 -0.112 1.06 0.000 -0.112 -1.1 1 0
Freddy Sanchez 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .267 .294 .364 .658 14 10 0.026 0.65 0.057 -0.030 0.2 3 2
Nate McLouth CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .280 .360 .510 .869 18 12 -0.108 0.89 0.000 -0.108 -1.2 4 0
Ryan Doumit C 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .326 .365 .510 .874 9 6 0.029 0.52 0.057 -0.028 1.0 6 0 2B
Adam LaRoche 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .270 .343 .493 .836 10 7 -0.120 1.04 0.000 -0.120 -1.2 6 1 GDP
   Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .372 .384 .756 1 1 -0.006 0.23 0.000 -0.006 -0.6 3 0
Brandon Moss RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .246 .304 .436 .741 17 10 -0.047 0.51 0.003 -0.050 0.4 2 0
Andy LaRoche 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .168 .252 .267 .520 10 7 -0.039 0.55 0.010 -0.048 -0.5 0 4
Luis Cruz SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .240 .296 .280 .576 9 7 0.041 0.56 0.069 -0.027 0.8 1 3 2B
Ross Ohlendorf P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 4 -0.011 0.46 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 0
   Jack Wilson PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .276 .316 .352 .668 3 1 0.021 1.12 0.021 0.000 0.2
   Denny Bautista P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   T.J. Beam P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sean Burnett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jesse Chavez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Michaels PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .285 .357 .642 5 3 -0.015 0.58 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   Romulo Sanchez P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 2 9 2 0 5 34 .265 .265 .324 .588 114 77 -0.341 0.70 0.217 -0.555 -2.4 27 10
2B: L Cruz (2, off R Oswalt); R Doumit (34, off W Wright).
TB: R Doumit 4; L Cruz 2; F Sanchez 2; B Moss; A LaRoche; J Wilson.
GIDP: A LaRoche (8).
RBI: L Cruz (2); B Moss (34).
2-out RBI: L Cruz; B Moss.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 4.

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
Roy Oswalt, W (16-10) 6 7 1 1 0 4 0 3.60 23 79 55 38 4 13 9 10 5 0 58 0.252 0.88 1.9
Geoff Geary, H (11) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.32 3 9 6 4 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0.053 0.70 0.5
LaTroy Hawkins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.03 3 12 7 4 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.027 0.36 0.5
Wesley Wright 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.13 5 14 9 6 0 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 0.007 0.16 -0.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 0 5 0 2.00 34 114 77 52 4 21 11 18 9 0 58 0 0 0.339 0.70 2.4

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
Ross Ohlendorf, L (1-4) 5 10 4 4 2 3 0 6.83 27 100 65 45 7 13 11 11 7 0 32 -0.171 1.21 -1.6
Denny Bautista 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 5.37 4 21 10 9 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.042 0.62 -1.1
T.J. Beam 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.89 4 16 10 5 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 0 0.081 0.75 1.9
Sean Burnett 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.70 2 8 5 3 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.005 0.21 -0.3
Jesse Chavez 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.15 4 15 9 4 2 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 -0.017 0.28 -0.1
Romulo Sanchez 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.05 5 23 13 9 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 -0.007 0.11 -0.5
Team Totals 9 14 6 6 5 6 0 6.00 46 183 112 75 17 20 19 16 9 0 32 4 1 -0.161 0.83 -1.6
S Burnett faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.
Balks: W Wright (1).
WP: R Ohlendorf (10); R Sanchez 2 (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Bautista (2; L Berkman).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Scott Barry, 1B - Bruce Dreckman, 2B - Rob Drake, 3B - Brian Gorman.
Time of Game: 3:07.
Attendance: 20,311.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 1mph in unknown direction, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Michael Bourn CF 1 Nyjer Morgan LF
2 Mark Loretta 2B 2 Freddy Sanchez 2B
3 Miguel Tejada SS 3 Nate McLouth CF
4 Lance Berkman 1B 4 Ryan Doumit C
5 Geoff Blum 3B 5 Adam LaRoche 1B
6 Hunter Pence RF 6 Brandon Moss RF
7 Ty Wigginton LF 7 Andy LaRoche 3B
8 Brad Ausmus C 8 Luis Cruz SS
9 Roy Oswalt P 9 Ross Ohlendorf P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R HOU L. Berkman R. Ohlendorf 16% 70% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Loretta Scores; Tejada to 3B
t5 2-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  RR HOU B. Ausmus R. Ohlendorf 13% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Tejada Scores; Blum Scores; Wigginton to 2B
b2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO PIT A. LaRoche R. Oswalt 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b5 0-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R PIT L. Cruz R. Oswalt -7% 84% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); LaRoche Scores
t5 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU G. Blum R. Ohlendorf 6% 82% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Tejada to 3B

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' Ross Ohlendorf facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU M. Bourn R. Ohlendorf 4% 54% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak SS-2B)
t1 0-0 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O HOU M. Loretta R. Ohlendorf -3% 50% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada R. Ohlendorf -3% 47% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 1-- 4,(1-2)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Ohlendorf -2% 45% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. Morgan R. Oswalt 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  PIT F. Sanchez R. Oswalt -2% 45% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  OO PIT N. McLouth R. Oswalt 5% 50% Fly Ball Double Play: RF (Deep RF Line); Sanchez out at 1B/RF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ross Ohlendorf facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 4,(0-2)  HOU G. Blum R. Ohlendorf 4% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU H. Pence R. Ohlendorf -4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS)
t2 0-0 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  HOU T. Wigginton R. Ohlendorf 4% 54% Single to LF (Line Drive); Pence to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Ohlendorf -5% 49% Lineout: CF (Short CF)
t2 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O HOU R. Oswalt R. Ohlendorf -4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  PIT R. Doumit R. Oswalt -4% 41% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b2 0-0 0 1-- 3,(2-0)  OO PIT A. LaRoche R. Oswalt 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT B. Moss R. Oswalt 1% 50% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ross Ohlendorf facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU M. Bourn R. Ohlendorf -3% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep LF-CF)
t3 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Loretta R. Ohlendorf 3% 50% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
t3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada R. Ohlendorf 4% 54% Single to CF (Line Drive); Loretta to 2B
t3 0-0 1 12- 2,(0-1)  R HOU L. Berkman R. Ohlendorf 16% 70% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep CF); Loretta Scores; Tejada to 3B
t3 1-0 1 -23 10,(3-2)  RO HOU G. Blum R. Ohlendorf 1% 71% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Tejada Scores
t3 2-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  HOU H. Pence R. Ohlendorf 1% 72% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Berkman to 3B
t3 2-0 2 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU T. Wigginton R. Ohlendorf -4% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B (Weak SS-2B)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Oswalt 3% 71% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT L. Cruz R. Oswalt 2% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b3 0-2 2 --- 4,(0-2)  O PIT R. Ohlendorf R. Oswalt 1% 74% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Ross Ohlendorf facing 8-9-1
t4 2-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU B. Ausmus R. Ohlendorf 3% 76% Walk
t4 2-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O HOU R. Oswalt R. Ohlendorf -1% 75% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice (Short 1B Line); Ausmus to 2B
t4 2-0 1 -2- 3,(0-2)  HOU M. Bourn R. Ohlendorf 3% 78% Wild Pitch; Ausmus to 3B
t4 2-0 1 --3 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Bourn R. Ohlendorf -5% 73% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-0 2 --3 2,(1-0)  O HOU M. Loretta R. Ohlendorf -3% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT N. Morgan R. Oswalt 3% 73% Popfly: 3B (Weak SS)
b4 0-2 1 --- 5,(1-2)  PIT F. Sanchez R. Oswalt -3% 69% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B)
b4 0-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth R. Oswalt 4% 73% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b4 0-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O PIT R. Doumit R. Oswalt 3% 76% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Ross Ohlendorf facing 3-4-5
t5 2-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada R. Ohlendorf 3% 78% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t5 2-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman R. Ohlendorf -3% 76% Flyball: CF
t5 2-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU G. Blum R. Ohlendorf 6% 82% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Tejada to 3B
t5 2-0 1 -23 5,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence R. Ohlendorf -6% 76% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t5 2-0 2 -23 5,(3-1)  HOU T. Wigginton R. Ohlendorf 1% 77% Walk
t5 2-0 2 123 2,(0-1)  RR HOU B. Ausmus R. Ohlendorf 13% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Tejada Scores; Blum Scores; Wigginton to 2B
t5 4-0 2 12- 8,(3-2)  O HOU R. Oswalt R. Ohlendorf -1% 89% Lineout: 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 5-6-7
b5 0-4 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Oswalt 2% 90% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT B. Moss R. Oswalt 1% 92% Strikeout Swinging
b5 0-4 2 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT A. LaRoche R. Oswalt -1% 91% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b5 0-4 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  R PIT L. Cruz R. Oswalt -7% 84% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); LaRoche Scores
Jack Wilson pinch hits for Ross Ohlendorf (P) batting 9th
b5 1-4 2 -2- 3,(2-0)  PIT J. Wilson R. Oswalt -2% 82% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Cruz to 3B
b5 1-4 2 1-3 2,(1-0)  O PIT N. Morgan R. Oswalt 5% 87% Lineout: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Denny Bautista facing 1-2-3
Denny Bautista replaces Jack Wilson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-1 0 --- 7,(2-2)  HOU M. Bourn D. Bautista 2% 89% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
t6 4-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU M. Loretta D. Bautista 1% 90% Bourn Steals 2B
t6 4-1 0 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU M. Loretta D. Bautista 1% 91% Walk
t6 4-1 0 12- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada D. Bautista 0% 91% Groundout: 1B-P; Bourn to 3B; Loretta to 2B
t6 4-1 1 -23 4,(3-0)  HOU L. Berkman D. Bautista 0% 91% Intentional Walk
T.J. Beam replaces Denny Bautista pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-1 1 123 5,(3-1)  O HOU G. Blum T. Beam -3% 88% Popfly: SS (Weak 3B)
t6 4-1 2 123 4,(0-2)  O HOU H. Pence T. Beam -3% 85% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Roy Oswalt facing 2-3-4
b6 1-4 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O PIT F. Sanchez R. Oswalt 3% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b6 1-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth R. Oswalt 2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-4 2 --- 2,(1-0)  PIT R. Doumit R. Oswalt -1% 88% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
b6 1-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche R. Oswalt 2% 90% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' T.J. Beam facing 7-8-9
t7 4-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU T. Wigginton T. Beam -1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t7 4-1 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus T. Beam -1% 88% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
Sean Burnett replaces T.J. Beam pitching and batting 9th
David Newhan pinch hits for Roy Oswalt (P) batting 9th
t7 4-1 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Newhan S. Burnett -0% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-4, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 6-7-8
Geoff Geary replaces David Newhan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 1-4 0 --- 3,(2-0)  O PIT B. Moss G. Geary 3% 91% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
b7 1-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O PIT A. LaRoche G. Geary 2% 92% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b7 1-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O PIT L. Cruz G. Geary 1% 93% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 4, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 4-1, Pirates' Sean Burnett facing 1-2-3
Doug Mientkiewicz replaces Adam LaRoche playing 1B batting 5th
t8 4-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Bourn S. Burnett 1% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
Jesse Chavez replaces Sean Burnett pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-1 0 1-- 3,(0-2)  O HOU M. Loretta J. Chavez -1% 93% Strikeout Swinging
t8 4-1 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  HOU M. Tejada J. Chavez 1% 94% Bourn Steals 2B
t8 4-1 1 -2- 3,(2-0)  R HOU M. Tejada J. Chavez 3% 97% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF); Bourn Scores
t8 5-1 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Chavez -0% 96% Flyball: LF
t8 5-1 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O HOU G. Blum J. Chavez -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 5, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Astros' LaTroy Hawkins facing 9-1-2
LaTroy Hawkins replaces Geoff Geary pitching and batting 9th
Jason Michaels pinch hits for Jesse Chavez (P) batting 9th
b8 1-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O PIT J. Michaels L. Hawkins 1% 97% Lineout: RF
b8 1-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O PIT N. Morgan L. Hawkins 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-5 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O PIT F. Sanchez L. Hawkins 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 5, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Romulo Sanchez facing 6-7-8
Romulo Sanchez replaces Jason Michaels (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-1 0 --- 7,(3-2)  HOU H. Pence R. Sanchez 0% 99% Walk
t9 5-1 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  HOU T. Wigginton R. Sanchez 0% 99% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pence to 2B
t9 5-1 0 12- 1,(0-0)  HOU B. Ausmus R. Sanchez 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Pence to 3B; Wigginton to 2B
t9 5-1 0 -23 2,(1-0)  O HOU B. Ausmus R. Sanchez -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
Reggie Abercrombie pinch hits for LaTroy Hawkins (P) batting 9th
t9 5-1 1 -23 2,(1-0)  R HOU R. Abercrombie R. Sanchez 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Pence Scores; Wigginton to 3B
t9 6-1 1 --3 6,(2-2)  O HOU R. Abercrombie R. Sanchez -0% 99% Strikeout Swinging
t9 6-1 2 --3 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Bourn R. Sanchez -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-6, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 3-4-5
Wesley Wright replaces Ty Wigginton (LF) pitching and batting 7th
Reggie Abercrombie moves from PH to LF
b9 1-6 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O PIT N. McLouth W. Wright 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b9 1-6 1 --- 1,(0-0)  PIT R. Doumit W. Wright -1% 99% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF)
b9 1-6 1 -2- PIT D. Mientkiewicz W. Wright -0% 99% Balk; Doumit to 3B
b9 1-6 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O PIT D. Mientkiewicz W. Wright 1% 100% Lineout: CF
b9 1-6 2 --3 4,(2-1)  R PIT B. Moss W. Wright -0% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF); Doumit Scores
b9 2-6 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O PIT A. LaRoche W. Wright 0% 100% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Pirates 2.

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