Pittsburgh 4, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  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)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan grounded out to second
- N. McLouth singled to left
- F. Sanchez grounded out to pitcher, N. McLouth to second
- A. LaRoche grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- J. Anderson struck out looking
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- H. Pence walked
- L. Berkman popped out to shortstop

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

  Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista tripled to deep center
- S. Pearce grounded out to pitcher
- R. Paulino struck out swinging
- J. Wilson intentionally walked
- I. Snell struck out looking

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- L. Scott struck out looking
- T. Wigginton doubled to left
- T. Wigginton to third on wild pitch
- C. Ransom walked
- B. Ausmus struck out looking
- R. Oswalt struck out looking

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

  Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan grounded out to second
- N. McLouth struck out swinging
- F. Sanchez doubled to left
- A. LaRoche singled to right, F. Sanchez scored
- J. Bautista grounded into fielder's choice, A. LaRoche out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- J. Anderson singled to shortstop
- C. Biggio sacrificed to first, J. Anderson to second
- H. Pence flied out to right
- L. Berkman walked
- J. Anderson to third on wild pitch
- L. Scott walked, L. Berkman to second
- T. Wigginton flied out to deep center

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

  Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- S. Pearce grounded out to third
- R. Paulino struck out swinging
- J. Wilson singled to center
- I. Snell struck out looking

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- C. Ransom lined out to center
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging
- R. Oswalt flied out to center

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

  Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan safe at first on first baseman L. Berkman's fielding error
- N. McLouth flied out to left
- F. Sanchez popped out to left
- A. LaRoche flied out to center

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- J. Anderson grounded out to shortstop
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- H. Pence singled to shortstop
- L. Berkman walked, H. Pence to second
- L. Scott struck out swinging

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

  Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bautista grounded out to third
- S. Pearce flied out to left
- R. Paulino grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- T. Wigginton doubled to right
- C. Ransom grounded out to third
- B. Ausmus singled to left, T. Wigginton to third
- R. Oswalt reached on fielder's choice, T. Wigginton scored, B. Ausmus to second on second baseman F. Sanchez's fielding error
- J. Anderson grounded into fielder's choice, B. Ausmus to third, R. Oswalt out at second
- C. Biggio flied out to deep center

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

  Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- J. Wilson grounded out to shortstop
- M. Kata hit for I. Snell
- M. Kata singled to center
- N. Morgan grounded into fielder's choice, M. Kata out at second
- N. Morgan stole second
- N. McLouth struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- F. Osoria relieved M. Kata
- H. Pence grounded out to pitcher
- D. Marte relieved F. Osoria
- L. Berkman homered to deep left
- L. Scott flied out to left center
- R. Sanchez relieved D. Marte
- T. Wigginton struck out swinging

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

  Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- C. Qualls relieved R. Oswalt
- C. Burke at second
- F. Sanchez singled to center
- A. LaRoche grounded into fielder's choice, F. Sanchez out at second
- J. Bautista homered to deep left, A. LaRoche scored
- S. Pearce singled to center
- S. Pearce stole second
- R. Paulino singled to center, S. Pearce scored
- J. Wilson walked, R. Paulino to second
- J. Phelps hit for R. Sanchez
- J. Phelps struck out looking
- N. Morgan struck out swinging

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 4, Houston 2

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- S. Chacon relieved J. Phelps
- C. Ransom hit by pitch
- M. Lamb hit for B. Ausmus
- M. Lamb flied out to left
- C. Qualls flied out to left
- E. Bruntlett ran for C. Lee
- J. Anderson singled to left, C. Ransom scored, E. Bruntlett to third
- C. Burke struck out swinging
- H. Pence flied out to right

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 4, Houston 3

  Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- H. Quintero catching
- M. McLemore relieved C. Qualls
- N. McLouth walked
- F. Sanchez fouled out to right
- N. McLouth stole second
- A. LaRoche walked
- D. Borkowski relieved M. McLemore
- J. Bautista flied out to right
- S. Pearce struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 4, Houston 3

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- M. Capps relieved S. Chacon
- L. Berkman singled to center
- L. Scott struck out swinging
- T. Wigginton grounded into double play third to second to first, L. Berkman out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 4, Houston 3
 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Bautista J. Bautista
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI