Houston 2, Pittsburgh 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio flied out to center
- C. Burke singled to center
- H. Pence struck out looking
- C. Lee homered to deep left, C. Burke scored
- M. Loretta flied out to center

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

  Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth popped out to shortstop
- M. Kata grounded out to shortstop
- F. Sanchez flied out to right

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

  Top 2nd: Houston
- M. Ensberg singled to left
- E. Bruntlett flied out to right center
- B. Ausmus grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Ensberg out at second

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

  Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche ground rule double to left
- R. Doumit grounded out to first, A. LaRoche to third
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- R. Paulino grounded out to second

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- R. Oswalt struck out swinging
- C. Biggio grounded out to third
- C. Burke popped out to shallow right

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

  Bottom 3rd: Pittsburgh
- J. Wilson grounded out to shortstop
- T. Gorzelanny singled to center
- N. McLouth struck out swinging
- M. Kata grounded into fielder's choice, T. Gorzelanny out at second

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

  Top 4th: Houston
- H. Pence grounded out to shortstop
- C. Lee grounded out to pitcher
- M. Loretta doubled to left
- M. Ensberg fouled out to first

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

  Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez doubled to deep center
- A. LaRoche popped out to right
- R. Doumit struck out swinging
- J. Bay singled to left, F. Sanchez scored
- R. Paulino flied out to deep left center

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

  Top 5th: Houston
- E. Bruntlett hit by pitch
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging, E. Bruntlett stole second
- R. Oswalt flied out to right
- C. Biggio grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
- J. Wilson flied out to right center
- T. Gorzelanny struck out swinging
- N. McLouth doubled to deep right center
- M. Kata grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 6th: Houston
- C. Burke singled to right
- H. Pence grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, C. Burke out at second
- C. Lee grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 6th: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez flied out to left center
- A. LaRoche singled to left
- R. Doumit grounded into fielder's choice, A. LaRoche out at second
- J. Bay grounded into fielder's choice, R. Doumit out at second

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

  Top 7th: Houston
- M. Loretta singled to right
- M. Ensberg walked, M. Loretta to second
- E. Bruntlett grounded into fielder's choice, M. Loretta to third, M. Ensberg out at second
- B. Ausmus walked, E. Bruntlett to second
- R. Oswalt grounded into fielder's choice, M. Loretta out at home, E. Bruntlett to third, B. Ausmus to second
- C. Biggio struck out looking

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

  Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
- R. Paulino doubled to deep center
- D. Wheeler relieved R. Oswalt
- J. Wilson struck out bunting foul
- J. Phelps hit for T. Gorzelanny
- J. Phelps hit by pitch
- N. McLouth grounded into double play shortstop to first to shortstop, J. Phelps out at second

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

  Top 8th: Houston
- S. Chacon relieved T. Gorzelanny
- C. Burke fouled out to catcher
- H. Pence grounded out to first
- C. Lee safe at first on third baseman M. Kata's throwing error
- M. Loretta struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 8th: Pittsburgh
- M. Kata doubled to deep right
- F. Sanchez flied out to right
- A. LaRoche walked
- R. Doumit struck out swinging
- J. Bay struck out swinging

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

  Top 9th: Houston
- M. Capps relieved S. Chacon
- M. Ensberg singled to left
- E. Bruntlett sacrificed to pitcher, M. Ensberg to second
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging
- M. Lamb hit for D. Wheeler
- M. Lamb intentionally walked
- C. Biggio grounded into fielder's choice, M. Lamb out at second

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

  Bottom 9th: Pittsburgh
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- M. Loretta at second
- M. Lamb at first
- R. Paulino singled to center
- R. Davis ran for R. Paulino
- J. Wilson sacrificed to first, R. Davis to second
- X. Nady hit for M. Capps
- X. Nady walked
- N. McLouth hit by pitch, R. Davis to third, X. Nady to second
- M. Kata struck out swinging
- F. Sanchez struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Pittsburgh 1
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Lee C. Lee
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche A. LaRoche
2-3