Houston 5, Pittsburgh 4
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(57-72)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 8 0
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 X 5 10 0
WP: M. McLemore (3-0) S: B. Lidge (13)
LP: S. Chacon (4-4)
(58-73)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
- L. Berkman singled to right, C. Burke scored
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- C. Izturis singled to left, J. Bay scored, A. LaRoche to second
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche singled to left, F. Sanchez and J. Bautista scored, J. Phelps to third, A. LaRoche to second advancing on throw
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Houston
- L. Scott grounded out to second, L. Berkman scored, C. Lee to third
- M. Loretta singled to right, C. Lee scored, T. Wigginton to second
Bot 8th: Houston
- T. Wigginton homered to deep left, L. Scott scored
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf 5 0 2 0 0 2 1 .251
J. Bautista rf 4 1 0 0 1 4 2 .262
F. Sanchez 2b 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .306
J. Phelps c 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .449
    C. Maldonado c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Bay lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .253
A. LaRoche 1b 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .266
J. Castillo 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .244
C. Izturis ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .251
T. Armas p 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .158
    F. Osoria p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Marte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Chacon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
    X. Nady ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .294
    I. Snell pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .093
 Totals 34 4 8 4 4 12 16  
 Batting
2B - J Bay (22, W Rodriguez).
HR - F Sanchez (10, 5th inning off W Rodriguez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Izturis (10), A LaRoche 2 (77), F Sanchez (61).
2-out RBI - C Izturis, A LaRoche 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Armas 1, J Castillo 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - J Bautista (6, 2nd base off W Rodriguez/B Ausmus).
CS - N McLouth (1, 2nd base by W Rodriguez).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - J Bautista (L Berkman at Home).
DP - 1 (R Sanchez-C Izturis-A LaRoche).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Burke 2b 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .226
H. Pence cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .321
L. Berkman 1b 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .272
C. Lee lf 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .307
L. Scott rf 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .257
T. Wigginton 3b 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 .267
M. Loretta ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .279
    E. Bruntlett ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
B. Ausmus c 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .233
W. Rodriguez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .128
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Biggio ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .252
    M. McLemore p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 5 10 5 2 7 9  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (16, T Armas); C Lee (37, T Armas); L Scott (24, D Marte).
HR - T Wigginton (3, 8th inning off S Chacon 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Berkman (82), L Scott (56), M Loretta (32), T Wigginton 2 (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 2, B Ausmus 1, C Lee 1.
GIDP - H Pence.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - C Burke (8, 2nd base off T Armas/J Phelps).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Armas 5.1 7 3 3 1 4 0 6.93
F. Osoria (H, 2) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25
R. Sanchez (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
D. Marte (H, 11) 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 0 2.04
S. Chacon (L, 4-4; BS, 5) 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.16
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez 5.0 7 4 4 3 7 1 4.67
D. Borkowski 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.19
M. McLemore (W, 3-0) 2.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.24
B. Lidge (S, 13) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.07
WP - F Osoria.
HBP - C Burke (by T Armas).
Pitches-strikes - T Armas 100-68; F Osoria 9-7; R Sanchez 9-5; D Marte 18-13; S Chacon 7-5; W Rodriguez 110-70; D Borkowski 10-7; M McLemore 28-17; B Lidge 22-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Armas 5-6; F Osoria 0-2; R Sanchez 2-0; D Marte 0-0; S Chacon 1-0; W Rodriguez 2-5; D Borkowski 1-2; M McLemore 0-3; B Lidge 0-1.
Batters faced - T Armas 24; F Osoria 3; R Sanchez 2; D Marte 3; S Chacon 3; W Rodriguez 24; D Borkowski 3; M McLemore 7; B Lidge 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Adam Dowdy. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Chuck Meriwether. 3B--Tim Timmons.
Time: 3:04. (Plus ceremonies delay totaling 19 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 42,564.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO CEREMONIES.

Updated on Monday, Aug 27, 2007 5:05 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche A. LaRoche
2-4
2 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
3-4
1 RBI