Houston 2, Pittsburgh 1
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
WP: R. Oswalt (9-6) S: B. Lidge (2)
LP: T. Gorzelanny (9-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left, C. Burke scored
Bot 4th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay singled to left, F. Sanchez scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .250
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Burke rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .237
H. Pence cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .328
C. Lee lf 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .296
M. Loretta 1b-2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .310
M. Ensberg 3b 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .232
E. Bruntlett ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .280
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 .246
R. Oswalt p 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .116
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb ph-1b 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .296
 Totals 32 2 7 2 3 6 17  
 Batting
2B - M Loretta (18, T Gorzelanny).
HR - C Lee (19, 1st inning off T Gorzelanny 1 on, 2 Out).
S - E Bruntlett.
RBI - C Lee 2 (80).
2-out RBI - C Lee 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 4, M Ensberg 1.
GIDP - B Ausmus, H Pence.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - E Bruntlett (2, 2nd base off T Gorzelanny/R Paulino).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Biggio-E Bruntlett-M Loretta).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .231
M. Kata 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .200
F. Sanchez 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 .295
A. LaRoche 1b 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 .240
R. Doumit rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .299
J. Bay lf 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .247
R. Paulino c 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .240
    R. Davis pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
J. Wilson ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .252
T. Gorzelanny p 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .079
    J. Phelps ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
    S. Chacon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    X. Nady ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
 Totals 34 1 9 1 2 9 24  
 Batting
2B - A LaRoche (24, R Oswalt); F Sanchez (24, R Oswalt); N McLouth (10, R Oswalt); R Paulino (16, R Oswalt); M Kata (1, D Wheeler).
S - J Wilson.
RBI - J Bay (58).
2-out RBI - J Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Kata 1, F Sanchez 2, R Paulino 1, J Bay 1.
GIDP - N McLouth.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
E - M Kata (1, throw).
Outfield assists - R Doumit (M Loretta at Home).
DP - 2 (J Wilson-F Sanchez-A LaRoche, F Sanchez-J Wilson-A LaRoche).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 9-6) 6.0 7 1 1 0 4 0 3.80
D. Wheeler (H, 5) 2.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 5.10
B. Lidge (S, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.09
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Gorzelanny (L, 9-5) 7.0 6 2 2 2 4 1 3.20
S. Chacon 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.53
M. Capps 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.28
IBB - M Lamb (by M Capps).
HBP - E Bruntlett (by T Gorzelanny); J Phelps (by D Wheeler); N McLouth (by B Lidge).
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 84-57; D Wheeler 33-21; B Lidge 18-12; T Gorzelanny 112-71; S Chacon 18-14; M Capps 19-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 8-6; D Wheeler 2-1; B Lidge 1-0; T Gorzelanny 11-6; S Chacon 1-1; M Capps 2-0.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 25; D Wheeler 8; B Lidge 6; T Gorzelanny 28; S Chacon 4; M Capps 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe West. 1B--Ed Rapuano. 2B--Ed Hickox. 3B--C.B. Bucknor.
Time: 2:56.
Attendance: 33,541.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
HOUSTON PITCHER ROY OSWALT LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
HOUSTON PITCHER ROY OSWALT LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH INNING DUE TO A RIGHT RIB CAGE INJURY.

Updated on Friday, Jul 20, 2007 10:10 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Lee C. Lee
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche A. LaRoche
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