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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- C. Burke doubled to left
- M. Loretta reached on bunt single to pitcher, C. Burke to third
- L. Berkman hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Burke scored
- C. Lee fouled out to third
- M. Loretta stole second
- M. Lamb struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
- C. Duffy grounded out to second
- J. Wilson grounded out to third
- F. Sanchez grounded out to second

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

  Top 2nd: Houston
- L. Scott walked
- A. Everett flied out to left center
- B. Ausmus flied out to deep right
- W. Rodriguez struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay singled to third
- B. Eldred grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, J. Bay out at second
- A. LaRoche grounded out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Burke lined out to shortstop
- M. Loretta singled to center
- L. Berkman grounded into fielder's choice, M. Loretta out at second
- C. Lee grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit doubled to left
- J. Bautista struck out looking
- T. Armas struck out swinging
- C. Duffy flied out to deep right

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

  Top 4th: Houston
- M. Lamb struck out looking
- L. Scott walked
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
- J. Wilson flied out to deep center
- F. Sanchez grounded out to third
- J. Bay flied out to center

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

  Top 5th: Houston
- W. Rodriguez flied out to deep left
- C. Burke grounded out to shortstop
- M. Loretta singled to left
- L. Berkman singled to right, M. Loretta to second
- C. Lee grounded into fielder's choice, L. Berkman out at second

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

  Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
- B. Eldred struck out swinging
- A. LaRoche singled to right
- R. Doumit flied out to deep center
- J. Bautista struck out swinging

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

  Top 6th: Houston
- M. Lamb singled to center
- L. Scott walked, M. Lamb to second
- A. Everett walked, M. Lamb to third, L. Scott to second
- J. Bayliss relieved T. Armas
- J. Castillo at third
- B. Ausmus popped out to right
- W. Rodriguez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, A. Everett out at second

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

  Bottom 6th: Pittsburgh
- W. Rodriguez singled to first
- C. Duffy walked, J. Castillo to second
- J. Wilson lined out to shortstop
- F. Sanchez safe at first on third baseman M. Lamb's fielding error, J. Castillo to third, C. Duffy to second
- 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
- B. Eldred struck out swinging
- A. LaRoche struck out looking

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

  Top 7th: Houston
- C. Burke flied out to left
- M. Loretta walked
- L. Berkman singled to right, M. Loretta to second
- C. Lee grounded into double play third to second to first, L. Berkman out at second

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

  Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit grounded out to third
- N. McLouth hit for J. Bayliss
- N. McLouth flied out to center
- J. Castillo struck out swinging

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

  Top 8th: Houston
- M. Capps relieved J. Bayliss
- N. McLouth in right field
- M. Lamb singled to right
- L. Scott grounded out to second, M. Lamb to second
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- O. Palmeiro hit for B. Ausmus
- O. Palmeiro flied out to left

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

  Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
- H. Quintero catching
- C. Duffy walked
- C. Qualls relieved W. Rodriguez
- J. Lane in right field
- J. Wilson singled to center, C. Duffy to second
- F. Sanchez sacrificed to third, C. Duffy to third, J. Wilson to second
- J. Bay intentionally walked
- X. Nady hit for M. Capps
- X. Nady hit by pitch, C. Duffy scored, J. Wilson to third, J. Bay to second
- I. Snell ran for X. Nady
- A. LaRoche struck out swinging
- R. Doumit singled to right center, J. Wilson and J. Bay scored, I. Snell to second
- S. Randolph relieved C. Qualls
- N. McLouth struck out looking

3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Pittsburgh 5

  Top 9th: Houston
- S. Torres relieved M. Capps
- J. Lane grounded out to third
- C. Burke walked
- M. Loretta singled to right, C. Burke to second
- L. Berkman walked, C. Burke to third, M. Loretta to second
- C. Lee hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Burke scored
- J. Grabow relieved S. Torres
- M. Lamb singled to center, M. Loretta scored, L. Berkman to second
- M. Ensberg hit for S. Randolph
- M. Ensberg walked, L. Berkman to third, M. Lamb to second
- A. Everett grounded into fielder's choice, M. Ensberg out at second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 3, Pittsburgh 5
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
M. Loretta M. Loretta
4-4
 Pittsburgh
R. Doumit R. Doumit
2-4
2 RBI