Houston 8, Pittsburgh 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(39-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
Houston 0 0 1 0 0 4 2 1 X 8 11 0
WP: J.A. Happ (3-1)
LP: J. Karstens (2-9)
(51-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 3rd: Houston
- C. Lee singled to center, H. Pence scored
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- L. Milledge singled to shallow center, J. Tabata scored, P. Alvarez to third
- C. Snyder hit sacrifice fly to right, P. Alvarez scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- J. Keppinger hit sacrifice fly to right, H. Pence scored
- J. Castro singled to right, B. Wallace scored, C. Johnson to second
- P. Feliz doubled to center, C. Johnson and J. Castro scored
Bot 7th: Houston
- H. Pence doubled to shallow center, A. Sanchez scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- C. Johnson homered to deep left
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. McCutchen cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .279
G. Jones 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256
J. Tabata lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .292
P. Alvarez 3b 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 .245
N. Walker 2b 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .303
L. Milledge rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .272
C. Snyder c 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .223
A. Diaz ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .308
    D. Young ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .247
J. Karstens p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .067
    S. Gallagher p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. LaRoche ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
    D. McCutchen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091
    W. Ledezma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Park p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 27 2 4 2 0 5 8 0 15  
 Batting
S - N Walker.
SF - C Snyder.
RBI - L Milledge (33), C Snyder (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Jones 1, D Young 1.
GIDP - G Jones.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - P Alvarez (8, field).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Bourn cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 .248
A. Sanchez ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
H. Pence rf 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .285
C. Lee lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .247
J. Keppinger 2b 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .286
B. Wallace 1b 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .270
C. Johnson 3b 4 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .360
J. Castro c 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .198
J.A. Happ p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000
    P. Feliz ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .223
    M. Melancon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Byrdak p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Fulchino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 8 11 8 1 1 6 1 6  
 Batting
2B - A Sanchez (7, D McCutchen); H Pence 2 (24, J Karstens, D McCutchen); P Feliz (12, S Gallagher).
HR - C Johnson (6, 8th inning off C Park 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - J Keppinger 2.
RBI - H Pence (62), C Lee (62), J Keppinger 2 (46), C Johnson (34), J Castro (6), P Feliz 2 (31).
2-out RBI - C Lee, J Castro, P Feliz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Bourn 1, J Happ 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - H Pence (15, 2nd base off J Karstens/C Snyder).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Keppinger-A Sanchez-B Wallace-J Castro, J Keppinger-A Sanchez-B Wallace).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Karstens (L, 2-9) 5.2 7 5 5 0 5 0 1.39 4.57  
S. Gallagher 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.93 5.45  
D. McCutchen 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.69 6.97  
W. Ledezma 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 11.05  
C. Park 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2.25 11.25  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J.A. Happ (W, 3-1) 6.0 3 2 2 4 5 0 1.53 3.38  
M. Melancon (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 0.00  
T. Byrdak 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.70 3.99  
J. Fulchino 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.66 6.15  
WP - J Happ.
HPB - B Wallace (by J Karstens); A McCutchen (by M Melancon).
Pitches-strikes - J Karstens 87-62; S Gallagher 9-7; D McCutchen 9-6; W Ledezma 7-5; C Park 17-10; J Happ 101-55; M Melancon 12-9; T Byrdak 11-5; J Fulchino 9-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Karstens 10-8; S Gallagher 0-0; D McCutchen 0-2; W Ledezma 1-0; C Park 3-1; J Happ 4-7; M Melancon 1-0; T Byrdak 2-1; J Fulchino 1-1.
Batters faced - J Karstens 26; S Gallagher 2; D McCutchen 4; W Ledezma 1; C Park 5; J Happ 24; M Melancon 4; T Byrdak 4; J Fulchino 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alan Porter. 1B--Jerry Layne. 2B--Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B--David Rackley.

Updated on Monday, Aug 16, 2010 3:20 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
L. Milledge Lastings Milledge
1-4
1 RBI
 Houston
C. Johnson Chris Johnson
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI