Houston 5, Pittsburgh 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(42-93)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 5 10 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
WP: E. Gonzalez (1-0)
LP: J. Locke (0-1)
(70-64)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- M. Downs grounded out to pitcher, T. Greene scored, B. Wallace to third, J. Maxwell to second
Top 3rd: Houston
- J. Maxwell grounded into fielder's choice, T. Greene scored, B. Wallace out at second
Top 5th: Houston
- B. Wallace homered to deep right center, J. Altuve and T. Greene scored
Bot 5th: Pittsburgh
- C. Barmes singled to shallow right center, P. Alvarez scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Altuve 2b 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .291
T. Greene ss 4 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 .232
B. Wallace 1b 4 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 .287
J. Maxwell lf 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 .230
M. Downs rf 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 .208
    B. Bogusevic rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .209
M. Dominguez 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .296
C. Snyder c 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .192
B. Barnes cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 .167
E. Gonzalez p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    M. Storey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Wright p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 5 10 5 1 1 14 0 11  
 Batting
HR - B Wallace (7, 5th inning off J Locke 2 on, 1 Out).
S - E Gonzalez.
RBI - B Wallace 3 (16), J Maxwell (39), M Downs (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 2, M Dominguez 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
B. Holt 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .250
    J. Harrison ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
T. Snider lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .274
A. McCutchen cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .341
G. Jones rf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291
G. Sanchez 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .216
P. Alvarez 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250
R. Barajas c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .199
    A. Presley ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
    H. Takahashi p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Hughes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Barmes ss 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220
J. Locke p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    J. Clement ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    K. McPherson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. McKenry ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .262
 Totals 32 1 5 1 0 1 9 0 11  
 Batting
2B - G Jones (25, E Gonzalez).
3B - P Alvarez (1, E Gonzalez).
RBI - C Barmes (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Alvarez 1, R Barajas 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
E. Gonzalez (W, 1-0) 5.1 5 1 1 1 5 0 1.12 1.69  
M. Storey (H, 2) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.91 2.89  
W. Wright 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.30 3.56  
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Locke (L, 0-1) 5.0 7 5 5 1 6 1 0.96 4.82  
K. McPherson 2.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.06 1.59  
H. Takahashi 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.75 9.00  
J. Hughes 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.14 2.73  
Pitches-strikes - E Gonzalez 82-54; M Storey 15-13; W Wright 16-14; H Takahashi 19-12; J Hughes 17-12; J Locke 76-58; K McPherson 40-24.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Gonzalez 6-7; M Storey 1-2; W Wright 1-3; H Takahashi 1-0; J Hughes 0-0; J Locke 10-3; K McPherson 1-3.
Batters faced - E Gonzalez 22; M Storey 5; W Wright 6; H Takahashi 4; J Hughes 3; J Locke 23; K McPherson 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Wally Bell. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Jordan Baker. 3B--Mike Winters.
Weather: 84 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, in from center.

Updated on Monday, Sep 3, 2012 4:45 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
B. Wallace Brett Wallace
3-4, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Pittsburgh
G. Jones Garrett Jones
3-4