Houston 7, Pittsburgh 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 7 12 0
Pittsburgh 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 12 2
WP: A. Pettitte (14-13)
LP: I. Snell (14-11)
(65-92)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- L. Scott singled to center, M. Lamb scored, L. Berkman to second
- A. Huff singled to center, L. Berkman scored, L. Scott to third, A. Huff to second advancing on throw
- C. Biggio grounded out to shortstop, L. Scott scored
Bot 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay homered to deep left
- J. Bautista homered to deep left, R. Paulino scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Biggio singled to right, M. Lamb scored, A. Huff to second
Top 5th: Houston
- C. Biggio hit sacrifice fly to deep center, M. Lamb scored, L. Scott to third
- A. Everett singled to right, L. Scott scored, A. Huff to second
Top 8th: Houston
- L. Berkman singled to left, W. Taveras scored, M. Lamb to second
Bot 9th: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez doubled to right, J. Wilson scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 .278
M. Lamb 3b-1b 2 3 1 0 3 0 0 .310
L. Berkman 1b-rf 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .316
L. Scott lf 5 2 2 1 0 2 5 .361
A. Huff rf 4 0 2 1 1 0 2 .244
    F. Nieve p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
C. Biggio 2b 4 0 1 3 0 0 2 .246
    E. Bruntlett 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
A. Everett ss 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .239
B. Ausmus c 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .230
A. Pettitte p 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Ensberg ph-3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
 Totals 39 7 12 7 5 5 17  
 Batting
SF - C Biggio.
RBI - L Scott (36), A Huff (37), C Biggio 3 (61), A Everett (57), L Berkman (131).
2-out RBI - C Biggio, A Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 2, B Ausmus 1, A Huff 1, L Scott 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - W Taveras (33, 2nd base off J Bayliss/R Paulino).
CS - W Taveras (9, 2nd base by D Marte).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Lamb-C Biggio-L Berkman).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Duffy cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
J. Wilson ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .269
F. Sanchez 3b 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 .346
J. Bay lf 3 1 2 1 1 0 1 .284
X. Nady 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276
    R. Doumit ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .212
    J. Bayliss p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Burnitz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231
R. Paulino c 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .314
J. Bautista rf 4 1 2 2 0 2 1 .242
J. Castillo 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .255
I. Snell p 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .056
    D. Marte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Perez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Rogers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Randa ph-1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .259
 Totals 38 4 12 4 2 4 15  
 Batting
2B - R Paulino (18, A Pettitte); F Sanchez 2 (52, A Pettitte, F Nieve); J Wilson (24, F Nieve).
HR - J Bay (35, 2nd inning off A Pettitte 0 on, 0 Out), J Bautista (16, 2nd inning off A Pettitte 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bay (108), J Bautista 2 (49), F Sanchez (84).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Doumit 2, J Burnitz 1, X Nady 2.
GIDP - J Castillo.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - X Nady 2 (6, catch, throw).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Pettitte (W, 14-13) 6.2 10 3 3 1 2 2 4.30
R. Springer (H, 9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.59
F. Nieve 2.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.13
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
I. Snell (L, 14-11) 5.0 7 6 4 3 3 0 4.74
D. Marte 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.70
J. Perez 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 13.50
B. Rogers 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 10.50
J. Bayliss 2.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 4.63
WP - I Snell.
IBB - A Huff (by I Snell).
HBP - J Bay (by R Springer).
Pitches-strikes - A Pettitte 96-59; R Springer 14-8; F Nieve 34-24; I Snell 95-57; D Marte 17-9; J Perez 6-4; B Rogers 7-7; J Bayliss 36-23.
Ground balls-fly balls - A Pettitte 12-6; R Springer 0-1; F Nieve 4-0; I Snell 9-4; D Marte 1-1; J Perez 1-0; B Rogers 1-1; J Bayliss 1-4.
Batters faced - A Pettitte 30; R Springer 2; F Nieve 9; I Snell 26; D Marte 4; J Perez 2; B Rogers 3; J Bayliss 10.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Dana Demuth. 1B--Jim Joyce. 2B--Paul Schrieber. 3B--Doug Eddings.
Time: 2:59.
Attendance: 17,141.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, out to left.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 27, 2006 5:57 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
1-4
3 RBI
 Pittsburgh
F. Sanchez F. Sanchez
4-5
1 RBI