Houston 7, Pittsburgh 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(62-72)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 0
Houston 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 1 X 7 13 0
WP: W. Rodriguez (10-9) S: M. Melancon (15)
LP: J. Grilli (1-1)
(45-90)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- A. McCutchen homered to right, J. Harrison scored
- R. Doumit doubled to left, N. Walker scored
Bot 4th: Houston
- B. Bogusevic doubled to shallow left, J.D. Martinez scored, C. Lee to third
Bot 5th: Houston
- J. Schafer singled to center, C. Barmes scored
Bot 7th: Houston
- J.D. Martinez reached on fielder's choice, J. Schafer scored, J. Altuve to third
- C. Lee homered to left, J. Altuve and J.D. Martinez scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- J. Altuve reached on bunt single to pitcher, J. Bourgeois scored, J. Schafer to second, J. Schafer to third, J. Altuve to second on fielder's indifference
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- R. Cedeno tripled to deep center, G. Jones scored
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Tabata lf-rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .273
J. Harrison 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .286
    J. Veras p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Watson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
A. McCutchen cf 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 .274
N. Walker 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
R. Doumit c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .268
M. Diaz rf 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .259
    A. Presley lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .300
B. Wood 1b-3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 .217
C. d'Arnaud ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .207
    J. Grilli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Jones 1b 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .249
R. Ohlendorf p 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .200
    R. Cedeno ss 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .258
 Totals 32 4 5 4 1 5 16 0 13  
 Batting
2B - J Harrison (9, W Rodriguez); N Walker (23, W Rodriguez); R Doumit (5, W Rodriguez).
3B - R Cedeno (2, J Abreu).
HR - A McCutchen (19, 4th inning off W Rodriguez 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A McCutchen 2 (80), R Doumit (23), R Cedeno (31).
2-out RBI - R Cedeno.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Tabata 1, N Walker 1, R Ohlendorf 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Grilli-R Cedeno-B Wood, R Cedeno-G Jones-N Walker).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Schafer cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .249
J. Altuve 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310
J.D. Martinez lf 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .280
    D. Carpenter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Downs ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
    J. Abreu p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Melancon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Lee 1b 3 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 .273
B. Bogusevic rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .299
J. Paredes 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .287
C. Barmes ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .246
C. Corporan c 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .189
W. Rodriguez p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .151
    J. Bourgeois ph-lf 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .284
 Totals 36 7 13 7 1 2 8 1 13  
 Batting
2B - J Altuve (9, J Grilli); B Bogusevic 2 (9, R Ohlendorf, J Veras); C Barmes (21, R Ohlendorf).
HR - C Lee (13, 7th inning off J Veras 2 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Schafer (11), J Altuve (9), J Martinez (26), C Lee 3 (74), B Bogusevic (14).
2-out RBI - J Schafer, B Bogusevic.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Martinez 1, J Paredes 2, C Barmes 1, C Corporan 1.
GIDP - B Bogusevic.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - J Bourgeois (24, 2nd base off T Watson/R Doumit).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Ohlendorf 5.0 5 2 2 1 6 0 1.88 6.27  
J. Grilli (L, 1-1) 1.1 3 2 2 1 0 0 1.43 3.63  
J. Veras (BS, 7) 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 1.16 3.45  
T. Watson 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 1.45 4.75  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez (W, 10-9) 7.0 4 3 3 4 13 1 1.30 3.43  
D. Carpenter (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.47 2.65  
J. Abreu 0.2 1 1 1 1 2 0 3.00 13.50  
M. Melancon (S, 15) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.37 3.29  
WP - R Ohlendorf, W Rodriguez.
HBP - J Schafer (by J Grilli).
Pitches-strikes - J Veras 18-14; T Watson 12-8; J Grilli 36-19; R Ohlendorf 73-50; D Carpenter 11-7; J Abreu 25-16; M Melancon 6-5; W Rodriguez 114-72.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Veras 1-2; T Watson 2-0; J Grilli 2-1; R Ohlendorf 6-3; D Carpenter 0-2; J Abreu 0-1; M Melancon 0-0; W Rodriguez 3-6.
Batters faced - J Veras 5; T Watson 5; J Grilli 8; R Ohlendorf 21; D Carpenter 3; J Abreu 4; M Melancon 1; W Rodriguez 29.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Muchlinski. 1B--Mike Winters. 2B--Mike Everitt. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Weather: 73 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 30, 2011 3:18 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
A. McCutchen Andrew McCutchen
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
C. Lee Carlos Lee
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI