Houston 15, Pittsburgh 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(66-83)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 1
Houston 5 1 5 2 0 0 0 2 X 15 22 0
WP: B. Backe (1-1)
LP: P. Maholm (10-15)
(65-84)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
- J. Anderson ground rule double to left, C. Burke scored
- M. Loretta singled to center, J. Anderson scored
- C. Ransom homered to deep left, T. Wigginton and M. Loretta scored
Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- J. Wilson homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: Houston
- J. Anderson singled to left, B. Backe scored
Bot 3rd: Houston
- J.R. Towles singled to left, M. Loretta scored, C. Ransom to second
- C. Burke singled to center, C. Ransom and J.R. Towles scored
- C. Lee singled to center, C. Burke and J. Anderson scored, H. Pence to second
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- J. Bay homered to deep right center
Bot 4th: Houston
- T. Wigginton homered to deep left
- J. Anderson singled to left, B. Backe scored, C. Burke to second
Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- C. Maldonado homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Houston
- C. Burke homered to deep center, E. Munson scored
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .214
J. Bautista 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261
    B. Bullington p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    N. McLouth ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
F. Sanchez 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311
    J. Castillo ph-2b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .239
A. LaRoche 1b 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .273
    J. Phelps 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .368
X. Nady rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .282
    S. Pearce rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304
J. Bay lf 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .252
    D. Davidson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Paulino ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
J. Wilson ss 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .297
    C. Izturis ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
C. Maldonado c 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 .143
P. Maholm p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .175
    J. Perez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Armas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120
    M. Kata ph-3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
 Totals 31 3 4 3 2 4 5  
 Batting
2B - J Wilson (28, B Backe).
HR - J Wilson (12, 2nd inning off B Backe 0 on, 2 Out), J Bay (21, 4th inning off B Backe 0 on, 2 Out), C Maldonado (1, 7th inning off M McLemore 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Wilson (56), J Bay (83), C Maldonado (3).
2-out RBI - J Wilson, J Bay, C Maldonado.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Maldonado 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - A LaRoche (6, catch) DP: 1 (C Izturis-J Castillo-A LaRoche).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Burke ss 4 3 3 4 1 0 1 .232
J. Anderson cf 5 2 5 3 0 0 0 .500
H. Pence rf 5 0 1 0 1 1 6 .324
C. Lee lf 4 0 1 2 0 1 2 .297
    E. Bruntlett lf 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .246
M. Loretta 1b 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 .285
    M. McLemore p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    H. Quintero ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
    B. Ausmus 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .234
T. Wigginton 3b 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 .312
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Moehler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
C. Ransom 2b 5 2 2 3 0 0 1 .188
J.R. Towles c 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 .300
B. Backe p 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 .400
    E. Munson ph-1b 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .237
 Totals 44 15 22 15 4 2 18  
 Batting
2B - J Anderson (2, P Maholm); T Wigginton (9, P Maholm); B Backe (1, P Maholm).
HR - C Ransom (1, 1st inning off P Maholm 2 on, 2 Out), T Wigginton (6, 4th inning off T Armas 0 on, 0 Out), C Burke (6, 8th inning off D Davidson 1 on, 2 Out).
S - C Burke.
RBI - J Anderson 3 (5), M Loretta (38), C Ransom 3 (3), J Towles (1), C Burke 4 (26), C Lee 2 (111), T Wigginton (16).
2-out RBI - M Loretta, C Ransom 3, C Burke 4, C Lee 2, J Anderson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Loretta 1, B Ausmus 2, H Pence 2.
GIDP - T Wigginton.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - C Burke (9, 2nd base off P Maholm/C Maldonado).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
P. Maholm (L, 10-15) 2.2 11 10 10 0 1 1 4.76
J. Perez 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.00
T. Armas 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 1 6.19
B. Bullington 3.0 3 0 0 1 1 0 6.55
D. Davidson 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 1 22.50
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Backe (W, 1-1) 6.0 3 2 2 2 2 2 4.86
M. McLemore 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.03
T. Miller 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.57
B. Moehler 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.25
HBP - J Anderson (by D Davidson).
Pitches-strikes - P Maholm 61-40; J Perez 16-9; T Armas 28-17; B Bullington 35-23; D Davidson 35-19; B Backe 91-60; M McLemore 13-8; T Miller 13-9; B Moehler 14-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - P Maholm 1-6; J Perez 0-1; T Armas 2-1; B Bullington 4-4; D Davidson 2-1; B Backe 6-10; M McLemore 0-2; T Miller 2-0; B Moehler 0-3.
Batters faced - P Maholm 19; J Perez 4; T Armas 7; B Bullington 12; D Davidson 8; B Backe 23; M McLemore 4; T Miller 3; B Moehler 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Knight. 1B--Larry Poncino. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Gary Darling.
Time: 2:52.
Attendance: 35,715.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Sunday, Sep 16, 2007 7:03 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Wilson J. Wilson
2-2, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
J. Anderson J. Anderson
5-5
3 RBI