Houston 7, Pittsburgh 4
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 7 12 1
Pittsburgh 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 11 0
WP: A. Pettitte (17-9)
LP: T. Gorzelanny (0-1)
(62-89)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus doubled to left center, A. Everett scored
Bot 2nd: Pittsburgh
- B. Eldred homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Pittsburgh
- C. Wilson doubled to left, J. Bay scored
Top 4th: Houston
- A. Everett reached on bunt single to pitcher, L. Berkman scored, J. Lane to third
- B. Ausmus doubled to deep right center, A. Everett and J. Lane scored
Top 5th: Houston
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left
Bot 7th: Pittsburgh
- C. Wilson singled to shallow left, J. Wilson scored, J. Bay to second
Top 8th: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to left, J. Lane scored, A. Everett to third
- J. Bagwell singled to right, A. Everett scored, B. Ausmus to second
Bot 9th: Pittsburgh
- H. Cota grounded out to shortstop, J. Bay scored, C. Wilson to third
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .261
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
E. Bruntlett cf-2b 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .219
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 1 1 2 1 .279
L. Berkman 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .293
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Lane rf 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .260
C. Burke lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242
A. Everett ss 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 .254
B. Ausmus c 3 0 3 4 1 0 0 .267
A. Pettitte p 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .085
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Bagwell ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .261
    C. Gipson cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182
 Totals 34 7 12 7 4 4 10  
 Batting
2B - B Ausmus 2 (19, T Gorzelanny 2).
HR - M Ensberg (36, 5th inning off T Gorzelanny 0 on, 1 Out).
S - C Burke 2.
RBI - B Ausmus 4 (47), A Everett (54), M Ensberg (97), J Bagwell (17).
2-out RBI - B Ausmus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pettitte 1, C Biggio 1.
GIDP - C Burke, C Biggio.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - B Ausmus (3, 2nd base by J Fogg/H Cota).
 
 Fielding
E - A Everett (11, ground ball).
Outfield assists - E Bruntlett (J Bautista at Home).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Sanchez 2b 5 0 2 0 0 0 4 .284
J. Wilson ss 5 1 0 0 0 1 3 .260
J. Bay cf-lf 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 .308
C. Wilson rf 5 0 3 2 0 1 1 .256
B. Eldred 1b 4 1 1 1 1 2 5 .253
H. Cota c 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .238
J. Bautista 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .231
    T. Redman ph-cf 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .254
M. Restovich lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239
    R. Mackowiak ph-cf-3b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277
T. Gorzelanny p 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
    J. Fogg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .106
    N. McLouth ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .215
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Ward ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
 Totals 37 4 11 4 5 6 27  
 Batting
2B - C Wilson 2 (11, B Lidge, A Pettitte).
HR - B Eldred (10, 2nd inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 0 Out).
S - T Gorzelanny.
RBI - B Eldred (23), C Wilson 2 (16), H Cota (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - H Cota 2, T Redman 1, J Wilson 1, F Sanchez 1, N McLouth 2.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (F Sanchez-J Wilson-B Eldred, J Bautista-F Sanchez-B Eldred).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte (W, 17-9) 5.1 7 2 2 2 5 1 2.45
C. Qualls (H, 19) 1.2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.39
D. Wheeler 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.27
B. Lidge 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.27
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Gorzelanny (L, 0-1) 4.1 7 5 5 2 2 1 10.38
J. Fogg 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.94
R. White 1.1 3 2 2 1 0 0 3.68
M. Capps 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
S. Torres 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.99
Pitches-strikes - A Pettitte 100-62; C Qualls 32-20; D Wheeler 25-15; B Lidge 20-13; T Gorzelanny 82-46; J Fogg 22-13; R White 32-19; M Capps 6-4; S Torres 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Pettitte 4-6; C Qualls 3-2; D Wheeler 1-2; B Lidge 2-0; T Gorzelanny 7-4; J Fogg 3-1; R White 2-2; M Capps 2-0; S Torres 1-0.
Batters faced - A Pettitte 25; C Qualls 8; D Wheeler 5; B Lidge 5; T Gorzelanny 22; J Fogg 5; R White 8; M Capps 2; S Torres 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Tim Tschida. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Dan Iassogna.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 12,927.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
PITTSBURGH'S JASON BAY EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 20, 2005 10:28 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
B. Ausmus B. Ausmus
3-3
4 RBI
 Pittsburgh
C. Wilson C. Wilson
3-5
2 RBI