Pittsburgh 6, Houston 4
Preview - Box Score

(81-73)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 11 1
Pittsburgh 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 6 8 1
WP: J. Davis (2-4) S: M. Capps (20)
LP: B. Moehler (11-8)
(65-90)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Pittsburgh
- N. McLouth singled to center, N. Morgan scored, F. Sanchez to second
- R. Doumit doubled to deep right, F. Sanchez and N. McLouth scored
- B. Moss tripled to deep right, R. Doumit scored
- A. LaRoche hit sacrifice fly to deep right, B. Moss scored
Bot 2nd: Pittsburgh
- R. Doumit doubled to center, N. Morgan scored, N. McLouth to third
Top 3rd: Houston
- M. Tejada singled to left, K. Matsui scored, M. Bourn to third
- L. Berkman grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, M. Bourn scored, M. Tejada out at second
Top 8th: Houston
- T. Wigginton singled to center, G. Blum scored, H. Pence to second
- M. Loretta singled to right, H. Pence scored, T. Wigginton to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .288
M. Bourn cf 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .222
M. Tejada ss 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .281
L. Berkman 1b 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .316
G. Blum 3b 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 .232
H. Pence rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .271
T. Wigginton lf 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 .284
H. Quintero c 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .210
    M. Loretta ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .277
    E. Maysonet pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
    B. Ausmus c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
B. Moehler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .023
    D. Newhan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .245
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Saccomanno ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    C. Sampson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136
    D. Erstad ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .277
    T. Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
    J. Castillo ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .243
    D. Brocail p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 37 4 11 3 3 6 24  
 Batting
2B - G Blum (11, T Beam).
RBI - M Tejada (64), T Wigginton (57), M Loretta (38).
2-out RBI - T Wigginton, M Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Newhan 1, L Berkman 1, H Quintero 1, J Castillo 1.
GIDP - L Berkman.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - M Bourn (10, 2nd base by J Barthmaier/R Doumit).
 
 Fielding
E - K Matsui (12, ground ball).
DP - 1 (M Tejada-K Matsui-L Berkman).
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Morgan lf 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .281
F. Sanchez 2b 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .265
N. McLouth cf 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .282
R. Doumit c 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 .322
A. LaRoche 1b 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .271
B. Moss rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 6 .221
A. LaRoche 3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167
L. Cruz ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234
J. Barthmaier p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Rivas ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .218
    J. Davis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Wilson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273
    T.J. Beam p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    T. Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Grabow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Mientkiewicz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
    M. Capps p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 6 8 6 3 5 9  
 Batting
2B - R Doumit 2 (33, B Moehler, D Borkowski); N Morgan (13, D Borkowski).
3B - B Moss (2, B Moehler).
SF - An LaRoche.
RBI - N McLouth (94), R Doumit 3 (66), B Moss (22), An LaRoche (18).
2-out RBI - R Doumit.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Moss 4.
GIDP - L Cruz.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - An LaRoche (10, throw).
DP - 2 (R Doumit-L Cruz, F Sanchez-L Cruz-Ad LaRoche).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Moehler (L, 11-8) 1.0 5 5 5 0 0 0 4.61
D. Borkowski 2.0 2 1 1 2 1 0 7.94
W. Wright 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.06
C. Sampson 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.28
T. Byrdak 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.00
D. Brocail 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.05
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Barthmaier 3.0 5 2 2 2 2 0 15.19
J. Davis (W, 2-4) 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.29
T.J. Beam 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.01
S. Burnett 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.56
T. Yates 0.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 4.96
J. Grabow (H, 14) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.88
M. Capps (S, 20) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.14
IBB - N McLouth (by D Borkowski), Ad LaRoche (by D Borkowski).
HBP - Ad LaRoche (by W Wright); M Tejada (by J Davis).
Pitches-strikes - B Moehler 32-20; D Borkowski 40-24; W Wright 23-15; C Sampson 17-13; T Byrdak 10-8; D Brocail 8-6; J Barthmaier 62-42; J Davis 31-20; T Beam 9-8; S Burnett 11-7; T Yates 22-13; J Grabow 2-2.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Moehler 0-3; D Borkowski 3-2; W Wright 0-2; C Sampson 4-2; T Byrdak 1-0; D Brocail 1-1; J Barthmaier 2-4; J Davis 2-3; T Beam 0-2; S Burnett 1-1; T Yates 1-0; J Grabow 0-1.
Batters faced - B Moehler 8; D Borkowski 10; W Wright 6; C Sampson 6; T Byrdak 3; D Brocail 3; J Barthmaier 14; J Davis 8; T Beam 4; S Burnett 3; T Yates 6; J Grabow 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Scott Barry. 2B--Bruce Dreckman. 3B--Rob Drake.
Weather: 75 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, out to left.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 20, 2008 9:55 pm ET

 
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