Pittsburgh 8, Houston 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 0 8 18 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 1
WP: A.J. Burnett (16-8)
LP: J. Lyles (4-12)
(50-103)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 5th: Pittsburgh
- G. Sanchez hit by pitch, A. Presley scored, J. Harrison to third, A. McCutchen to second
- J. Tabata walked, J. Harrison scored, A. McCutchen to third, G. Sanchez to second
- C. Barmes singled to shallow left center, A. McCutchen scored, G. Sanchez to third, J. Tabata to second
- R. Barajas singled to shallow left center, G. Sanchez scored, J. Tabata to third, C. Barmes to second
Top 6th: Pittsburgh
- A. McCutchen doubled to deep left center, J. Harrison scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- S. Moore homered to deep center
Top 8th: Pittsburgh
- P. Alvarez singled to shallow left, G. Sanchez scored, P. Alvarez to second advancing on throw
- J. Tabata singled to shallow center, P. Alvarez scored
- A.J. Burnett singled to shallow right, J. Tabata scored, R. Barajas to second
 Pittsburgh
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
A. Presley lf 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 .237
J. Harrison 2b 6 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .243
A. McCutchen cf 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 .336
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Jones 1b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
    G. Sanchez ph-1b 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230
P. Alvarez 3b 5 1 1 1 0 1 4 0 6 .244
T. Snider rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .248
    J. Tabata ph-rf 3 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 4 .241
C. Barmes ss 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .228
R. Barajas c 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .203
A.J. Burnett p 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6 .067
    S. Marte cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
 Totals 46 8 18 8 0 3 10 0 31  
 Batting
2B - A McCutchen (27, M Storey); G Sanchez (16, E Del Rosario).
3B - A Presley (7, C Fick).
S - A Burnett.
RBI - A McCutchen (93), G Sanchez (29), P Alvarez (81), J Tabata 2 (15), C Barmes (44), R Barajas (29), A Burnett (2).
2-out RBI - A Burnett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Presley 3, J Harrison 1, A McCutchen 1, J Tabata 1, C Barmes 1, A Burnett 2.
Team LOB - 16.
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Altuve 2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .291
    J. Paredes ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .197
S. Moore rf-2b 4 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .256
B. Wallace 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 .260
F. Martinez lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .214
M. Dominguez 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .279
    R. Cruz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Gonzalez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
T. Greene ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225
C. Snyder c 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .179
B. Barnes cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .215
    C. Fick p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Del Rosario p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Laird 3b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316
J. Lyles p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Storey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Bogusevic cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
 Totals 30 1 4 1 1 1 12 1 6  
 Batting
2B - S Moore (10, A Burnett).
HR - S Moore (9, 6th inning off A Burnett 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Moore (24).
2-out RBI - S Moore.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Moore 1, F Martinez 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Altuve (33, 2nd base off A Burnett/R Barajas).
 
 Fielding
E - T Greene (11, field).
 Pittsburgh
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
A.J. Burnett (W, 16-8) 8.0 4 1 1 1 11 1 1.23 3.53  
C. Qualls 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.44 5.36  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Lyles (L, 4-12) 4.0 6 3 3 1 4 0 1.48 5.44  
W. Wright 0.1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1.24 3.31  
M. Storey 0.2 4 1 1 1 1 0 1.25 4.44  
C. Fick 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.89 4.57  
E. Del Rosario 0.2 5 3 3 0 1 0 2.29 10.06  
R. Cruz 1.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.72 6.17  
IBB - P Alvarez (by C Fick).
HBP - B Bogusevic (by A Burnett); G Sanchez (by W Wright).
Pitches-strikes - C Qualls 11-7; A Burnett 109-74; R Cruz 28-19; C Fick 31-20; E Del Rosario 21-12; J Lyles 79-48; W Wright 11-6; M Storey 27-17.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Qualls 2-0; A Burnett 8-3; R Cruz 4-0; C Fick 3-1; E Del Rosario 0-1; J Lyles 7-3; W Wright 0-0; M Storey 1-3.
Batters faced - C Qualls 3; A Burnett 29; R Cruz 6; C Fick 8; E Del Rosario 7; J Lyles 21; W Wright 2; M Storey 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Marty Foster. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 73 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 23, 2012 6:14 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Pittsburgh
J. Harrison Josh Harrison
4-6
 Houston
S. Moore Scott Moore
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI