Pittsburgh 5, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(60-68)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 X 5 11 0
WP: P. Maholm (6-10) S: M. Gonzalez (24)
LP: W. Rodriguez (9-8)
(50-78)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras walked
- W. Taveras stole second
- C. Burke struck out swinging
- L. Berkman flied out to right center
- M. Ensberg intentionally walked
- W. Taveras to third, M. Ensberg to second on wild pitch
- L. Scott walked
- C. Biggio grounded into fielder's choice, L. Scott out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
- C. Duffy struck out swinging
- J. Wilson flied out to center
- F. Sanchez struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Top 2nd: Houston
- J.R. House popped out to second
- A. Everett grounded out to first
- W. Rodriguez lined out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay flied out to right
- X. Nady singled to center
- R. Paulino grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, X. Nady out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 0, Pittsburgh 0

  Top 3rd: Houston
- W. Taveras reached on bunt single to third
- C. Burke homered to deep center, W. Taveras scored
- L. Berkman grounded out to third
- M. Ensberg flied out to deep center
- L. Scott singled to first
- L. Scott to second on balk
- C. Biggio singled to right center, L. Scott scored
- J.R. House grounded out to third

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista struck out looking
- J. Castillo grounded out to second
- P. Maholm struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 0

  Top 4th: Houston
- A. Everett flied out to deep center
- W. Rodriguez grounded out to first
- W. Taveras grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 0

  Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
- C. Duffy singled to second
- J. Wilson struck out swinging
- F. Sanchez flied out to deep center
- C. Duffy to second on wild pitch
- J. Bay doubled to deep center, C. Duffy scored
- X. Nady grounded out to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 5th: Houston
- C. Burke singled to center
- L. Berkman grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Burke out at second
- M. Ensberg walked
- L. Scott singled to shallow right, M. Ensberg to second
- C. Biggio flied out to center

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
- R. Paulino singled to right
- J. Bautista grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, R. Paulino out at second
- J. Castillo singled to left
- P. Maholm struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 1

  Top 6th: Houston
- J.R. House grounded out to shortstop
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop
- W. Rodriguez grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 1

  Bottom 6th: Pittsburgh
- C. Duffy singled to right
- C. Duffy stole second
- J. Wilson struck out swinging
- F. Sanchez singled to center, C. Duffy scored
- J. Bay singled to left, F. Sanchez to third, J. Bay to second advancing on throw
- X. Nady hit by pitch
- C. Qualls relieved W. Rodriguez
- R. Paulino singled to left, F. Sanchez scored, J. Bay to third, X. Nady to second
- J. Bautista hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Bay scored
- J. Castillo singled to right, X. Nady scored

4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 5

  Top 7th: Houston
- W. Taveras ground rule double to deep center
- C. Burke grounded out to shortstop
- L. Berkman grounded out to shortstop
- M. Capps relieved P. Maholm
- M. Ensberg walked
- D. Marte relieved M. Capps
- L. Scott struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 5

  Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
- R. Davis hit for D. Marte
- R. Davis grounded out to first
- C. Duffy struck out looking
- J. Wilson walked
- F. Sanchez grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 5

  Top 8th: Houston
- S. Torres relieved D. Marte
- C. Biggio popped out to first
- O. Palmeiro hit for J.R. House
- O. Palmeiro grounded out to second
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 5

  Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
- B. Ausmus catching
- B. Lidge relieved C. Qualls
- J. Bay singled to left
- X. Nady struck out swinging
- J. Bay stole second
- R. Paulino struck out swinging
- J. Bautista popped out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 5

  Top 9th: Houston
- M. Gonzalez relieved S. Torres
- J. Lane hit for B. Lidge
- J. Lane flied out to deep left
- W. Taveras grounded out to first
- C. Burke struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 5
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Burke C. Burke
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Pittsburgh
J. Bay J. Bay
3-4
1 RBI