Pirates 3, Astros 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 1
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 X 3 5 1
WP: B. Boehringer (4-2) S: M. Williams (23)
LP: P. Munro (3-4)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
-L. Berkman doubled to right, G. Blum scored, L. Berkman to third advancing on throw
Bot 6th: Pittsburgh
-M. Stairs walked, B. Giles to third, R. Sanders to second, B. Giles scored, R. Sanders to third on wild pitch
-J. Wilson singled to center, R. Sanders scored, M. Stairs to third
Top 7th: Houston
-B. Hunter hit sacrifice fly to left, B. Ausmus scored
Bot 8th: Pittsburgh
-R. Sanders homered to left
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Hunter cf 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .256
G. Blum 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .265
J. Bagwell 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .271
L. Berkman lf 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 .272
R. Hidalgo rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .318
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .301
B. Ausmus c 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .208
E. Bruntlett ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .143
   P. Munro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   G. Zaun ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
R. Villone p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .125
   B. Puffer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   A. Everett ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
   O. Merced ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
 Totals 32 2 6 2 1 6 13  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (14, K Benson); B Hunter (6, K Benson).
S - A Everett.
SF - B Hunter.
RBI - L Berkman (49), B Hunter (13).
2-out RBI - L Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Bagwell 1, B Hunter 1, R Hidalgo 1, G Blum 1, M Ensberg 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - L Berkman (2, 2nd base off B Boehringer/J Kendall).
 
 Fielding
E - E Bruntlett (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (B Ausmus-E Bruntlett).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Kendall c 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .303
J. Reboulet 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .276
B. Giles cf 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .310
A. Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .279
R. Sanders lf 4 2 2 1 0 1 1 .266
C. Wilson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .246
   M. Williams p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. Hyzdu cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200
   M. Stairs ph 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .281
J. Wilson ss 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .253
K. Benson p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
   K. Lofton ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
   B. Boehringer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   C. Rivera 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
 Totals 28 3 5 2 3 8 13  
 Batting
2B - J Kendall (14, R Villone).
HR - R Sanders (14, 8th inning off P Munro 0 on, 1 Out).
S - K Benson.
RBI - J Wilson (30), R Sanders (36).
2-out RBI - J Wilson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Lofton 1, J Reboulet 2, A Hyzdu 1.
GIDP - K Benson.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - A Ramirez (18, ground ball).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Villone 5.2 3 2 2 3 7 0 2.62
B. Puffer 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.95
M. Gallo 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
P. Munro (L, 3-4) 2.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.85
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
K. Benson 6.0 5 1 1 0 6 0 4.82
B. Boehringer (W, 4-2) 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 7.24
M. Williams (S, 23) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.21
WP - B Puffer.
HBP - B Giles (by R Villone); C Wilson (by R Villone); B Ausmus (by B Boehringer).
Pitches-strikes - R Villone 112-67; B Puffer 5-2; M Gallo 4-4; P Munro 24-16; K Benson 90-61; B Boehringer 29-17; M Williams 10-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Villone 4-6; B Puffer 0-0; M Gallo 1-0; P Munro 3-2; K Benson 6-6; B Boehringer 3-3; M Williams 1-2.
Batters faced - R Villone 25; B Puffer 1; M Gallo 1; P Munro 7; K Benson 24; B Boehringer 9; M Williams 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Joe West. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Time: 2:47. (Plus rain delay totaling 72 minutes in the 6th).
Attendance: 30,082.
Weather: 85 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 3 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE GAME HAS RESUMED AFTER A 1 HOUR AND 12 MINUTE DELAY.

Updated on Friday, Jul 4, 2003 8:19 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
1-3
1 RBI
 Pittsburgh
R. Sanders R. Sanders
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI