Pittsburgh 5, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(9-12)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 10 2
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 X 5 7 0
WP: J. Bayliss (2-1) S: J. Grabow (1)
LP: W. Rodriguez (0-3)
(10-10)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- L. Berkman hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Burke scored
Bot 6th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay singled to right, J. Castillo and C. Duffy scored, F. Sanchez to second, F. Sanchez to third on right fielder L. Scott's fielding error
Bot 8th: Pittsburgh
- X. Nady hit by pitch, C. Duffy scored, J. Wilson to third, J. Bay to second
- R. Doumit singled to right center, J. Wilson and J. Bay scored, I. Snell to second
Top 9th: Houston
- C. Lee hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Burke scored
- M. Lamb singled to center, M. Loretta scored, L. Berkman to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Burke cf 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 .225
M. Loretta 2b 4 1 4 0 1 0 0 .361
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 .233
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 1 0 0 8 .253
M. Lamb 3b 5 0 3 1 0 2 1 .348
L. Scott rf 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .222
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Randolph p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Ensberg ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .258
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 0 1 2 6 .234
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .260
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
    H. Quintero c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
W. Rodriguez p 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .111
    J. Lane rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
 Totals 33 3 10 3 8 5 27  
 Batting
2B - C Burke (8, T Armas).
SF - C Lee , L Berkman.
RBI - L Berkman (9), C Lee (21), M Lamb (1).
2-out RBI - M Lamb.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 2, O Palmeiro 1, C Lee 1, M Lamb 1.
GIDP - W Rodriguez, C Lee.
Team LOB - 13.
 Base Running
SB - M Loretta (1, 2nd base off T Armas/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
E - M Lamb (1, ground ball); L Scott (1, bobble).
DP - 1 (M Loretta-A Everett-L Berkman).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Duffy cf 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .289
J. Wilson ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .294
F. Sanchez 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
J. Bay lf 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .282
B. Eldred rf 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .115
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    X. Nady ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .267
    I. Snell pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    S. Torres p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. LaRoche 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 .114
R. Doumit c 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .286
J. Bautista 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .300
    J. Bayliss p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. McLouth ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .286
T. Armas p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500
    J. Castillo 3b 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .172
 Totals 30 5 7 5 3 9 17  
 Batting
2B - R Doumit (1, W Rodriguez).
S - F Sanchez.
RBI - J Bay 2 (14), X Nady (12), R Doumit 2 (2).
2-out RBI - R Doumit 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A LaRoche 1, C Duffy 1, N McLouth 1.
GIDP - B Eldred.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Wilson-F Sanchez-A LaRoche, J Castillo-F Sanchez-A LaRoche).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez (L, 0-3) 7.0 5 3 3 2 7 0 4.50
C. Qualls 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 3.72
S. Randolph 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Armas 5.0 6 1 1 4 4 0 11.57
J. Bayliss (W, 2-1) 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.69
M. Capps (H, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.73
S. Torres 0.2 1 2 2 2 0 0 7.20
J. Grabow (S, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
IBB - J Bay (by C Qualls).
HBP - X Nady (by C Qualls).
Pitches-strikes - W Rodriguez 101-71; C Qualls 22-13; S Randolph 7-4; T Armas 113-72; J Bayliss 19-12; M Capps 12-10; S Torres 19-9; J Grabow 9-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - W Rodriguez 8-6; C Qualls 1-0; S Randolph 0-0; T Armas 5-6; J Bayliss 4-2; M Capps 1-1; S Torres 1-1; J Grabow 1-0.
Batters faced - W Rodriguez 28; C Qualls 6; S Randolph 1; T Armas 25; J Bayliss 6; M Capps 4; S Torres 5; J Grabow 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bob Davidson. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--Randy Marsh.
Time: 3:02.
Attendance: 12,056.
Weather: 58 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, in from center.

Updated on Thursday, Apr 26, 2007 7:34 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
M. Loretta M. Loretta
4-4
 Pittsburgh
R. Doumit R. Doumit
2-4
2 RBI