Houston 3, Pittsburgh 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(60-83)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 6 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 3 8 2
WP: A. Arias (1-0) S: J. Valverde (41)
LP: I. Snell (6-11)
(77-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan struck out swinging
- F. Sanchez lined out to second
- N. McLouth struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- M. Bourn grounded out to first
- D. Erstad struck out swinging
- M. Tejada struck out swinging

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

  Top 2nd: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit struck out swinging
- A. LaRoche struck out swinging
- B. Moss struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- G. Blum flied out to center
- H. Pence singled to right center
- H. Pence stole second
- D. Newhan grounded out to first

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

  Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche grounded out to shortstop
- L. Cruz grounded out to third
- I. Snell struck out looking

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

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- J.R. Towles struck out swinging
- A. Arias struck out looking
- M. Bourn walked
- D. Erstad grounded out to second

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

  Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- N. Morgan singled to right
- N. Morgan to third on A. Arias' throwing error, N. Morgan out at home
- F. Sanchez walked
- N. McLouth singled to first, F. Sanchez to second
- R. Doumit grounded out to second, F. Sanchez to third, N. McLouth out at second
- A. LaRoche walked, R. Doumit to second
- B. Moss grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- M. Tejada lined out to shortstop
- L. Berkman walked
- G. Blum flied out to center
- H. Pence grounded out to third

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

  Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- A. LaRoche walked
- L. Cruz grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, A. LaRoche out at second
- I. Snell grounded out to first

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- D. Newhan struck out swinging
- J.R. Towles grounded out to shortstop
- M. Saccomanno hit for A. Arias
- M. Saccomanno homered to deep right
- M. Bourn reached on bunt single to third
- D. Erstad singled to center, M. Bourn to second
- M. Tejada singled to left, M. Bourn scored, D. Erstad to second
- L. Berkman singled to right, D. Erstad scored, M. Tejada to third
- G. Blum struck out looking

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

  Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- W. Wright relieved A. Arias
- N. Morgan walked
- F. Sanchez safe at first on second baseman D. Newhan's fielding error, N. Morgan to second
- N. McLouth struck out swinging
- R. Doumit flied out to right center
- A. LaRoche singled to left, N. Morgan scored, F. Sanchez to third
- B. Moss singled to left, F. Sanchez scored, A. LaRoche to second
- D. Brocail relieved W. Wright
- A. LaRoche grounded out to third

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- H. Pence struck out swinging
- D. Newhan flied out to center
- J.R. Towles walked
- J. Castillo hit for D. Brocail
- J. Castillo struck out swinging

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

  Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- C. Sampson relieved D. Brocail
- L. Cruz grounded out to catcher
- S. Pearce hit for I. Snell
- S. Pearce grounded out to shortstop
- N. Morgan struck out looking

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- S. Burnett relieved I. Snell
- M. Bourn struck out swinging
- D. Erstad grounded bunt out to pitcher
- M. Tejada popped out to first

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

  Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- H. Quintero catching
- L. Hawkins relieved C. Sampson
- F. Sanchez grounded out to shortstop
- N. McLouth flied out to deep center
- R. Doumit singled to right
- A. LaRoche ground rule double to deep center, R. Doumit to third
- B. Moss struck out looking

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

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- T. Yates relieved S. Burnett
- L. Berkman doubled to deep left
- G. Blum flied out to right center
- H. Pence singled to left, L. Berkman to third
- J. Grabow relieved T. Yates
- M. Loretta hit for D. Newhan
- D. Newhan grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, H. Pence out at second

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

  Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- M. Loretta at second
- J. Valverde relieved L. Hawkins
- A. LaRoche fouled out to first
- D. Mientkiewicz hit for L. Cruz
- D. Mientkiewicz struck out swinging
- J. Michaels hit for J. Grabow
- J. Michaels flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Pittsburgh 2, Houston 3
 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
A. LaRoche Adam LaRoche
2-3
1 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman Lance Berkman
2-3
1 RBI