Houston 9, Pittsburgh 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(60-84)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 1
Houston 3 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 X 9 15 1
WP: R. Wolf (10-11)
LP: R. Ohlendorf (0-1)
(78-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit singled to left, N. McLouth scored
- A. LaRoche doubled to right, R. Doumit scored, A. LaRoche to third on catcher H. Quintero's throwing error
Bot 1st: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left, D. Erstad and M. Tejada scored
Bot 3rd: Houston
- L. Berkman doubled to right, D. Erstad scored, M. Tejada to third
- D. Newhan grounded into fielder's choice, L. Berkman scored, G. Blum to third, H. Pence out at second
Bot 4th: Houston
- D. Erstad doubled to deep center, M. Bourn scored
Bot 5th: Houston
- G. Blum tripled to deep right, L. Berkman scored
- D. Newhan singled to right, G. Blum scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- H. Pence doubled to deep right, M. Tejada scored, G. Blum to third
Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- S. Pearce homered to deep left
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .277
    N. Morgan cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
F. Sanchez 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
    L. Rivas 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .220
R. Doumit c 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .325
    R. Paulino c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214
A. LaRoche 1b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .267
J. Michaels lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231
S. Pearce rf 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .246
A. LaRoche 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .173
B. Bixler ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .156
R. Ohlendorf p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Diaz ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Davis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Chavez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Hansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Gomez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 3 4 3 1 4 3  
 Batting
2B - Ad LaRoche (27, R Wolf).
HR - S Pearce (1, 7th inning off R Wolf 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - R Doumit (55), Ad LaRoche (65), S Pearce (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Pearce 1.
Team LOB - 2.
 Fielding
E - R Paulino (2, catchers interference).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Bourn cf 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .222
D. Erstad lf 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .292
M. Tejada ss 4 2 3 0 0 0 1 .285
    G. Geary p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Saccomanno ph-1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
L. Berkman 1b 4 3 3 4 0 1 1 .331
    R. Abercrombie ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256
    T. Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
G. Blum 3b 4 1 2 1 1 1 1 .236
H. Pence rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .273
D. Newhan 2b 4 0 1 2 0 1 3 .258
H. Quintero c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .236
R. Wolf p 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .130
    E. Maysonet ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 9 15 9 1 7 13  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (45, R Ohlendorf); D Erstad (16, R Ohlendorf); H Pence (32, J Chavez).
3B - G Blum (1, J Davis).
HR - L Berkman (28, 1st inning off R Ohlendorf 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Berkman 4 (100), D Newhan 2 (11), D Erstad (28), G Blum (50), H Pence (73).
2-out RBI - D Erstad, H Pence.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Tejada 1, D Newhan 2, M Bourn 2.
Reached via catcher's interference - M Saccomanno 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - M Bourn (38, 2nd base off R Ohlendorf/R Doumit).
CS - G Blum (2, Home by R Ohlendorf/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
E - H Quintero (1, throw).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ohlendorf (L, 0-1) 4.0 9 6 6 1 3 1 8.10
J. Davis 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 5.90
J. Chavez 1.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 8.44
C. Hansen 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.76
M. Capps 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.30
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Wolf (W, 10-11) 7.0 4 3 3 1 4 1 4.45
G. Geary 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.44
T. Byrdak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.26
WP - R Ohlendorf.
BALK - R Ohlendorf.
HBP - H Quintero (by J Davis).
Pitches-strikes - R Ohlendorf 72-45; J Davis 21-12; J Chavez 23-17; C Hansen 6-5; M Capps 12-10; R Wolf 105-73; G Geary 10-8; T Byrdak 8-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Ohlendorf 5-3; J Davis 3-0; J Chavez 1-0; C Hansen 2-1; M Capps 1-0; R Wolf 8-9; G Geary 0-3; T Byrdak 2-1.
Batters faced - R Ohlendorf 21; J Davis 7; J Chavez 6; C Hansen 3; M Capps 4; R Wolf 26; G Geary 3; T Byrdak 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Welke. 1B--D.J. Reyburn. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Tim Welke.
Time: 2:39. (Plus unknown delay totaling 0 minutes in the 6th).
Attendance: 30,034.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 9, 2008 11:53 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
S. Pearce Steve Pearce
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman Lance Berkman
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI