Houston 8, Pittsburgh 2
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 0 X 8 13 0
WP: H. Sosa (2-2)
LP: C. Morton (9-8)
(46-90)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Pittsburgh
- A. Presley singled to shallow center, R. Cedeno scored
Bot 5th: Houston
- J. Altuve homered to left
Bot 6th: Houston
- M. Downs singled to shallow left, J. Paredes scored, C. Corporan to second
- J. Altuve singled to shallow center, C. Corporan scored, M. Downs to third, J. Schafer to second
- J.D. Martinez singled to shallow center, M. Downs and J. Schafer scored, J. Altuve to second
- C. Lee singled to shallow right, J. Altuve scored, J.D. Martinez to third
- J. Paredes doubled to left, J.D. Martinez scored, C. Lee to third
Bot 7th: Houston
- J.D. Martinez singled to first, C. Corporan scored, J. Schafer to second
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- A. McCutchen homered to right
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Presley lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 .298
J. Harrison 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .279
    D. McCutchen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Resop p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. d'Arnaud ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205
N. Walker 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .274
A. McCutchen cf 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .274
G. Jones 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .247
X. Paul rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .258
R. Cedeno ss 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .262
M. McKenry c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .239
C. Morton p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .047
    C. Leroux p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Wood 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .216
 Totals 30 2 4 2 1 1 11 1 7  
 Batting
2B - R Cedeno (24, H Sosa).
HR - A McCutchen (20, 9th inning off B Myers 0 on, 2 Out).
S - C Morton.
RBI - A Presley (11), A McCutchen (81).
2-out RBI - A Presley, A McCutchen.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Harrison 1, C Morton 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - A Presley (5, 2nd base off H Sosa/C Corporan).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Schafer cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 .253
J. Altuve 2b 5 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 .313
J.D. Martinez lf 5 1 3 3 0 0 2 0 1 .295
C. Lee 1b 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 .274
B. Bogusevic rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .287
J. Paredes 3b 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 .296
C. Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .243
C. Corporan c 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 .194
H. Sosa p 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .000
    M. Downs ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Michaels ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
    B. Myers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140
 Totals 37 8 13 8 1 5 10 2 21  
 Batting
2B - J Paredes (7, D McCutchen).
HR - J Altuve (2, 5th inning off C Morton 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Altuve 2 (11), J Martinez 3 (29), C Lee (75), J Paredes (13), M Downs (32).
2-out RBI - J Martinez, J Paredes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Lee 2, B Bogusevic 1, C Barmes 2, H Sosa 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - J Altuve (4, 2nd base off C Morton/M McKenry), J Paredes (3, 3rd base off C Morton/M McKenry).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
C. Morton (L, 9-8) 5.1 6 4 4 4 8 1 1.51 3.74  
C. Leroux 0.0 4 3 3 0 0 0 1.38 2.77  
D. McCutchen 1.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 1.33 2.84  
C. Resop 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.48 4.65  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
H. Sosa (W, 2-2) 6.0 2 1 1 1 7 0 1.14 4.34  
W. Wright 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.79 1.42  
B. Myers 2.0 2 1 1 0 3 1 1.37 4.81  
WP - C Morton 2.
IBB - C Corporan 2 (by C Morton 2).
BALK - C Morton.
HBP - C Barmes (by C Morton).
Pitches-strikes - D McCutchen 34-23; C Resop 9-7; C Morton 99-58; C Leroux 12-8; H Sosa 89-60; W Wright 16-10; B Myers 34-23.
Ground balls-fly balls - D McCutchen 1-5; C Resop 1-0; C Morton 10-3; C Leroux 2-0; H Sosa 3-6; W Wright 2-0; B Myers 1-3.
Batters faced - D McCutchen 9; C Resop 3; C Morton 27; C Leroux 4; H Sosa 21; W Wright 3; B Myers 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Mike Everitt. 2B--Chris Guccione. 3B--Mike Muchlinski.
Weather: 73 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011 3:19 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
A. McCutchen Andrew McCutchen
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
J.D. Martinez J.D. Martinez
3-5
3 RBI