Houston 6, Pittsburgh 0
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Houston 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 X 6 7 0
WP: R. Oswalt (15-9)
LP: Z. Duke (5-14)
(80-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Houston
- R. Oswalt sacrificed to pitcher, R. Abercrombie scored
Bot 5th: Houston
- R. Abercrombie singled to center, H. Pence scored, J. Castillo to second
- R. Oswalt singled to right, J. Castillo scored, R. Abercrombie to third, B. Ausmus to second
- D. Erstad grounded out to first, R. Abercrombie scored, B. Ausmus to third, R. Oswalt to second
- M. Loretta hit sacrifice fly to deep center, B. Ausmus scored, R. Oswalt to third
- M. Tejada doubled to left, R. Oswalt scored
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. McLouth cf 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .277
L. Rivas 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
R. Doumit c 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .319
A. LaRoche 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267
D. Mientkiewicz 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .275
S. Pearce rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
B. Moss lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .226
L. Cruz ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
Z. Duke p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .151
    M. Salas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Gomez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
    C. Hansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Chavez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Michaels ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
 Totals 27 0 3 0 0 4 3  
 Batting
GIDP - R Doumit, S Pearce, J Michaels.
Team LOB - 0.
 Fielding
E - Z Duke (2, throw); D Mientkiewicz 2 (8, throw 2).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Erstad lf 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 .285
M. Loretta 2b 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .275
M. Tejada ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .287
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .328
H. Pence rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .273
J. Castillo 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 .247
R. Abercrombie cf 4 2 2 1 0 2 1 .319
B. Ausmus c 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .220
R. Oswalt p 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .190
 Totals 31 6 7 6 3 7 8  
 Batting
2B - M Tejada (35, Z Duke).
S - R Oswalt.
SF - M Loretta.
RBI - R Oswalt 2 (4), R Abercrombie (5), D Erstad (30), M Loretta (37), M Tejada (63).
2-out RBI - M Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Oswalt 2, L Berkman 1, H Pence 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 3 (R Oswalt-M Tejada-L Berkman 2, M Tejada-M Loretta-L Berkman).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
Z. Duke (L, 5-14) 4.2 6 6 2 0 1 0 4.84
M. Salas 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8.36
C. Hansen 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 8.10
J. Chavez 2.0 1 0 0 2 4 0 6.14
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 15-9) 9.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 3.54
WP - J Chavez.
IBB - L Berkman (by M Salas).
Pitches-strikes - Z Duke 71-44; M Salas 8-3; C Hansen 11-8; J Chavez 38-22; R Oswalt 90-70.
Ground balls-fly balls - Z Duke 8-6; M Salas 1-0; C Hansen 0-1; J Chavez 1-1; R Oswalt 19-4.
Batters faced - Z Duke 21; M Salas 2; C Hansen 4; J Chavez 9; R Oswalt 27.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Chuck Meriwether. 2B--Bill Welke. 3B--D.J. Reyburn.
Time: 2:09.
Attendance: 31,101.
Weather: INDOORS

Updated on Thursday, Sep 11, 2008 10:25 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
L. Rivas Luis Rivas
1-3
 Houston
R. Abercrombie Reggie Abercrombie
2-4
1 RBI