Pittsburgh 4, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(66-81)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 11 1
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 9 1
WP: R. Sanchez (1-0) S: M. Capps (17)
LP: C. Qualls (6-5)
(63-84)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche singled to right, F. Sanchez scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- R. Oswalt reached on fielder's choice, T. Wigginton scored, B. Ausmus to second on second baseman F. Sanchez's fielding error
Bot 7th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left
Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista homered to deep left, A. LaRoche scored
- R. Paulino singled to center, S. Pearce scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- J. Anderson singled to left, C. Ransom scored, E. Bruntlett to third
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .224
N. McLouth lf 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .251
F. Sanchez 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .313
A. LaRoche 1b 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .274
J. Bautista 3b 5 1 2 2 0 0 3 .265
S. Pearce rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 .302
R. Paulino c 4 0 1 1 0 2 1 .261
J. Wilson ss 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .290
I. Snell p 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .096
    M. Kata ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .274
    F. Osoria p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Marte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Sanchez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Phelps ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .385
    S. Chacon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
 Totals 38 4 11 3 4 9 22  
 Batting
2B - F Sanchez (42, R Oswalt).
3B - J Bautista (2, R Oswalt).
HR - J Bautista (15, 8th inning off C Qualls 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bautista 2 (61), R Paulino (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A LaRoche 1, N McLouth 1, I Snell 1, N Morgan 1, S Pearce 1.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - N Morgan (1, 2nd base off R Oswalt/B Ausmus), S Pearce (2, 2nd base off C Qualls/B Ausmus), N McLouth (19, 2nd base off M McLemore/H Quintero).
 
 Fielding
E - F Sanchez (6, catch).
DP - 1 (J Bautista-F Sanchez-A LaRoche).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Anderson cf 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 .250
C. Biggio 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .251
    C. Burke 2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .225
H. Pence rf 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .327
L. Berkman 1b 3 1 2 1 2 0 1 .277
L. Scott lf 4 0 0 0 1 3 3 .257
T. Wigginton 3b 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .293
C. Ransom ss 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .091
B. Ausmus c 3 0 1 0 0 2 2 .235
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287
    H. Quintero c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
R. Oswalt p 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 .129
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Lee ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .296
    E. Bruntlett pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
    M. McLemore p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 3 9 3 5 11 22  
 Batting
2B - T Wigginton 2 (8, I Snell 2); C Lee (40, S Chacon).
HR - L Berkman (30, 7th inning off D Marte 0 on, 1 Out).
S - C Biggio.
RBI - R Oswalt (3), L Berkman (91), J Anderson (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 2, R Oswalt 1, C Biggio 1, L Scott 1, H Pence 1.
GIDP - T Wigginton.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - H Pence (5, bobble).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
I. Snell 6.0 5 1 1 5 8 0 3.92
F. Osoria 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.29
D. Marte 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.23
R. Sanchez (W, 1-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.80
S. Chacon (H, 11) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.98
M. Capps (S, 17) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.04
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt 7.0 7 1 0 1 6 0 3.29
C. Qualls (L, 6-5; BS, 5) 1.0 4 3 3 1 2 1 3.30
M. McLemore 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.86
D. Borkowski 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.62
WP - I Snell 2.
IBB - J Wilson (by R Oswalt).
HBP - C Ransom (by S Chacon).
Pitches-strikes - I Snell 116-69; F Osoria 2-2; D Marte 6-4; R Sanchez 7-4; S Chacon 13-8; M Capps 9-6; R Oswalt 110-80; C Qualls 41-20; M McLemore 12-4; D Borkowski 12-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - I Snell 5-6; F Osoria 1-0; D Marte 0-1; R Sanchez 0-0; S Chacon 0-2; M Capps 2-0; R Oswalt 11-4; C Qualls 1-0; M McLemore 0-1; D Borkowski 0-1.
Batters faced - I Snell 29; F Osoria 1; D Marte 2; R Sanchez 1; S Chacon 6; M Capps 3; R Oswalt 29; C Qualls 8; M McLemore 3; D Borkowski 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jerry Meals. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Brian Knight. 3B--Larry Poncino.
Time: 3:12.
Attendance: 35,352.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Saturday, Sep 15, 2007 3:43 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Bautista J. Bautista
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI