Houston 9, Pittsburgh 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 8 1
Houston 0 0 0 7 1 0 1 0 X 9 13 0
WP: J. Gutierrez (1-1) S: B. Lidge (15)
LP: M. Morris (9-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan struck out looking
- J. Bautista walked
- F. Sanchez grounded into fielder's choice, J. Bautista out at second
- F. Sanchez to second on passed ball
- J. Bay walked
- X. Nady struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- J. Anderson doubled to left
- C. Biggio sacrificed to pitcher, J. Anderson to third
- L. Berkman singled to third
- C. Lee popped out to first
- H. Pence grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- S. Pearce doubled to left
- R. Paulino singled to center, S. Pearce scored
- J. Wilson grounded into fielder's choice, R. Paulino out at second
- M. Morris sacrificed to pitcher, J. Wilson to second
- N. Morgan walked
- J. Bautista struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- M. Loretta singled to center
- T. Wigginton grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, M. Loretta out at second
- J.R. Towles grounded out to second

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

  Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- F. Sanchez singled to left
- J. Bay hit by pitch, F. Sanchez to second
- X. Nady struck out swinging
- S. Pearce grounded out to shortstop, F. Sanchez to third, J. Bay to second
- R. Paulino homered to deep left, F. Sanchez and J. Bay scored
- J. Wilson homered to deep left
- M. Morris struck out swinging

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- C. Ransom hit for W. Rodriguez
- C. Ransom walked
- J. Anderson lined out to left
- C. Biggio flied out to center
- L. Berkman grounded into fielder's choice, C. Ransom out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 0

  Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- J. Gutierrez relieved W. Rodriguez
- N. Morgan grounded out to second
- J. Bautista flied out to deep left center
- F. Sanchez flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 0

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left
- H. Pence singled to shortstop
- M. Loretta grounded out to second, H. Pence to second
- T. Wigginton homered to deep left, H. Pence scored
- J.R. Towles singled to right
- J. Gutierrez reached on fielder's choice, J.R. Towles to second
- J. Anderson singled to center, J.R. Towles scored, J. Gutierrez to second
- C. Biggio singled to left, J. Gutierrez to third, J. Anderson to second
- L. Berkman hit by pitch, J. Gutierrez scored, J. Anderson to third, C. Biggio to second
- S. Torres relieved M. Morris
- C. Lee singled to center, C. Biggio and J. Anderson scored, L. Berkman to second
- H. Pence grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Lee out at second

7 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 7

  Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay grounded out to third
- X. Nady lined out to right
- S. Pearce walked
- R. Paulino flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 7

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- Z. Duke relieved S. Torres
- J. Phelps at first
- M. Loretta singled to center
- T. Wigginton safe at first on third baseman J. Bautista's fielding error, M. Loretta to second
- J.R. Towles reached on bunt single to pitcher, M. Loretta to third, T. Wigginton to second
- J. Lane hit for J. Gutierrez
- J. Lane grounded out to first, M. Loretta scored, T. Wigginton to third, J.R. Towles to second
- J. Anderson flied out to center
- C. Biggio grounded out to shortstop

1 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 8

  Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- F. Paulino relieved J. Lane
- J. Wilson singled to center
- J. Phelps struck out looking
- N. Morgan grounded into fielder's choice, J. Wilson out at second
- J. Bautista struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 8

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- L. Berkman grounded out to shortstop
- C. Lee grounded out to third
- H. Pence grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 8

  Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- D. Sarfate relieved F. Paulino
- F. Sanchez grounded out to third
- J. Bay grounded out to third
- X. Nady struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 8

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- M. Loretta flied out to right
- T. Wigginton homered to deep left
- J.R. Towles flied out to right
- C. Burke hit for D. Sarfate
- C. Burke popped out to shortstop

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 5, Houston 9

  Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- S. Randolph relieved D. Sarfate
- M. Kata hit for Z. Duke
- M. Kata struck out swinging
- R. Paulino walked
- J. Wilson homered to deep left, R. Paulino scored
- J. Phelps popped out to center
- N. Morgan tripled to deep left center
- C. Qualls relieved S. Randolph
- J. Bautista grounded out to pitcher

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 7, Houston 9

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- J. Perez relieved Z. Duke
- J. Anderson grounded bunt out to pitcher
- C. Biggio struck out looking
- L. Berkman popped out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 7, Houston 9

  Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- B. Lidge relieved C. Qualls
- M. Loretta at second
- E. Bruntlett at shortstop
- F. Sanchez struck out swinging
- J. Bay struck out swinging
- X. Nady popped out to shallow right center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 7, Houston 9
 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Wilson J. Wilson
3-4, 2 HR
3 RBI
 Houston
T. Wigginton T. Wigginton
2-4, 2 HR
3 RBI