Houston 5, Pittsburgh 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 9 0
Houston 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 X 5 8 0
WP: R. Clemens (4-4)
LP: T. Gorzelanny (2-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center, M. Ensberg scored, L. Scott to second
Bot 4th: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center, L. Scott scored
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez hit sacrifice fly to right, N. McLouth scored, J. Wilson to third
Bot 7th: Houston
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left, C. Biggio and L. Berkman scored
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- R. Paulino grounded into fielder's choice, X. Nady scored, J. Castillo out at second
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf-rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .229
J. Wilson ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .278
F. Sanchez 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .342
J. Bay lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .286
J. Burnitz rf 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .232
    J. Bautista ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
X. Nady 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .271
J. Castillo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .270
R. Paulino c 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .314
T. Gorzelanny p 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
    J. Randa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .289
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Hernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .243
 Totals 34 2 9 2 2 8 18  
 Batting
2B - J Wilson (22, R Clemens); X Nady (19, B Lidge).
SF - F Sanchez.
RBI - F Sanchez (60), R Paulino (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Wilson 1, J Bay 1, J Bautista 1.
GIDP - J Randa.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - N McLouth (10, 2nd base off R Clemens/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Wilson-J Castillo-X Nady).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 4 0 1 0 1 2 3 .275
C. Biggio 2b 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .270
    C. Burke 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
L. Berkman 1b 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 .321
A. Huff rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .273
M. Ensberg 3b 3 2 1 3 1 1 1 .240
L. Scott lf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .408
A. Everett ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .242
B. Ausmus c 4 0 3 2 0 0 1 .235
R. Clemens p 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .317
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 5 8 5 6 10 18  
 Batting
2B - C Biggio (28, S Torres).
HR - M Ensberg (20, 7th inning off M Capps 2 on, 2 Out).
S - R Clemens.
RBI - B Ausmus 2 (28), M Ensberg 3 (49).
2-out RBI - M Ensberg 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, W Taveras 2.
GIDP - A Huff.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Ensberg-L Berkman).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Gorzelanny (L, 2-3) 6.0 5 2 2 5 6 0 4.19
S. Torres 0.1 1 2 2 1 1 0 4.21
J. Grabow 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.86
M. Capps 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 1 3.54
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Clemens (W, 4-4) 6.0 4 1 1 2 5 0 2.24
C. Qualls (H, 15) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.08
D. Wheeler 0.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.02
T. Miller (H, 7) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.93
B. Lidge 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.71
IBB - L Berkman (by S Torres).
Pitches-strikes - T Gorzelanny 112-64; S Torres 11-4; J Grabow 4-3; M Capps 16-14; R Clemens 95-57; C Qualls 8-7; D Wheeler 15-12; T Miller 4-2; B Lidge 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Gorzelanny 6-6; S Torres 0-0; J Grabow 0-0; M Capps 1-1; R Clemens 6-7; C Qualls 3-0; D Wheeler 0-0; T Miller 0-1; B Lidge 1-1.
Batters faced - T Gorzelanny 27; S Torres 3; J Grabow 1; M Capps 6; R Clemens 24; C Qualls 3; D Wheeler 4; T Miller 1; B Lidge 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Layne. 1B--Bob Davidson. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Marvin Hudson.
Time: 2:53.
Attendance: 41,476.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
HOUSTON'S WILLY TAVERAS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 13 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FOURTH INNING.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 10, 2006 11:10 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Wilson J. Wilson
2-4
0 RBI
 Houston
B. Ausmus B. Ausmus
3-4
2 RBI