Pittsburgh 6, Houston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(57-42)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 6 9 0
Houston 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 11 0
WP: T. Watson (5-1) S: J. Hanrahan (31)
LP: R. Cruz (1-1)
(34-67)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: Houston
- B. Francisco singled to shallow center, J.D. Martinez scored, J. Maxwell to third
- J. Lyles reached on fielder's choice, J. Maxwell scored, B. Francisco to second
Bot 3rd: Houston
- C. Johnson homered to deep left
Top 4th: Pittsburgh
- A. Presley homered to deep right
Bot 4th: Houston
- B. Francisco homered to left
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- M. McKenry homered to left, P. Alvarez scored
Top 7th: Pittsburgh
- J. Harrison hit sacrifice fly to left center, M. McKenry scored
Bot 7th: Houston
- J.D. Martinez singled to center, C. Johnson scored
Top 9th: Pittsburgh
- S. Marte hit sacrifice fly to center, J. Mercer scored, D. Sutton to third
- D. Sutton scored, C. McGehee to second on wild pitch
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
S. Marte lf 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .250
A. Presley rf 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .235
    R. Barajas ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .205
A. McCutchen cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .369
G. Jones 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .264
N. Walker 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 .290
P. Alvarez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .229
M. McKenry c 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 .267
    J. Mercer pr-ss 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
C. Barmes ss 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .204
    D. Sutton ph-rf 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250
J. Karstens p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .111
    C. Resop p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Harrison ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229
    J. Hughes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Watson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. McGehee ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .233
    J. Hanrahan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 33 6 9 5 2 2 10 0 8  
 Batting
2B - A McCutchen 2 (19, J Lyles, W Lopez); M McKenry (9, J Lyles).
HR - A Presley (7, 4th inning off J Lyles 0 on, 1 Out), M McKenry (9, 5th inning off J Lyles 1 on, 0 Out).
S - C Barmes.
SF - S Marte, J Harrison.
RBI - S Marte (2), A Presley (15), M McKenry 2 (22), J Harrison (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Barajas 1, N Walker 2, P Alvarez 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Altuve 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .295
M. Gonzalez ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .254
C. Johnson 3b 4 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .282
S. Moore 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .215
J.D. Martinez lf 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .246
    J. Schafer pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .224
J. Maxwell cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 .225
B. Francisco rf 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 5 .316
    W. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Bogusevic rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .215
C. Snyder c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 .178
J. Lyles p 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .095
    F. Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Downs ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .198
    W. Wright p-rf-p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Cruz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    X. Cedeno p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 5 11 5 2 4 12 2 20  
 Batting
2B - C Johnson (21, J Karstens).
3B - C Johnson (3, J Hughes).
HR - C Johnson (8, 3rd inning off J Karstens 0 on, 0 Out), B Francisco (1, 4th inning off J Karstens 0 on, 0 Out).
S - J Lyles.
RBI - C Johnson (41), J Martinez (52), B Francisco 2 (2), J Lyles (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Gonzalez 2, S Moore 1, B Francisco 2, B Bogusevic 1, M Downs 2.
Team LOB - 11.
 Base Running
SB - J Altuve (18, 2nd base off J Karstens/M McKenry), J Schafer (24, 2nd base off J Hanrahan/R Barajas).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Karstens 5.0 6 4 4 3 7 2 1.24 3.88  
C. Resop 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.41 3.17  
J. Hughes 1.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 1.12 2.05  
T. Watson (W, 5-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.29 4.45  
J. Hanrahan (S, 31) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.09 2.18  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Lyles 6.0 7 4 4 0 8 2 1.51 5.54  
F. Rodriguez (BS, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.58 6.05  
W. Lopez 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.61  
W. Wright (H, 13) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.28 3.34  
Unknown 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA NA  
R. Cruz (L, 1-1) 0.0 1 2 2 2 0 0 1.76 7.41  
X. Cedeno (BS, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.31 2.53  
WP - J Karstens, X Cedeno.
Pitches-strikes - J Karstens 88-56; C Resop 8-6; J Hughes 22-12; T Watson 14-9; J Hanrahan 18-11; W Lopez 3-3; J Lyles 100-67; F Rodriguez 8-7; W Wright 11-8; R Cruz 19-9; X Cedeno 8-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Karstens 5-6; C Resop 0-2; J Hughes 4-1; T Watson 0-0; J Hanrahan 0-1; W Lopez 0-0; J Lyles 9-4; F Rodriguez 0-0; W Wright 2-1; R Cruz 0-0; X Cedeno 0-2.
Batters faced - J Karstens 25; C Resop 4; J Hughes 7; T Watson 3; J Hanrahan 4; W Lopez 1; J Lyles 25; F Rodriguez 3; W Wright 4; R Cruz 3; X Cedeno 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alan Porter. 1B--David Rackley. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Derryl Cousins.
Weather: 73 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 28, 2012 3:41 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
M. McKenry Michael McKenry
3-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
C. Johnson Chris Johnson
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI