Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 143
Played on Saturday, September 11, 2004 (D) at PNC Park

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  9  1
PIT N    3  0  0    0  1  1    0  0  x  -   5 12  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     5   1   2   2       0   1       0   0
Beltran cf                    4   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Berkman rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Kent 2b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Lamb 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Vizcaino ss                   3   0   0   0       1   2       0   3
Ausmus c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       8   0
Backe p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miceli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Alfaro ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       3   5      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vizcaino-Kent-Bagwell.
E: Biggio (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Beltran (16,off Vogelsong); Lamb (14,off Vogelsong).
HR: Biggio (22,1st inning off Vogelsong 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Backe (1,by Vogelsong).
GDP: Berkman (10,off Vogelsong).
Team LOB: 10.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kendall c                     4   2   3   1       1   0       5   0
J. Wilson ss                  4   1   2   0       1   0       2   4
Bay lf                        5   1   2   4       0   2       1   0
Ward 1b                       3   0   1   0       1   1       9   0
C. Wilson rf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Gonzalez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mesa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Redman cf                     4   1   2   0       0   0       4   1
Wigginton 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Castillo 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   5
Vogelsong p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hill ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mackowiak ph,rf             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   5  12   5       3   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Castillo-J. Wilson-Ward.

BATTING - 
2B: Kendall (26,off Backe); Bay (21,off Backe); Redman (14,off Springer).
HR: Bay (23,1st inning off Backe 2 on 0 out).
SH: Vogelsong (9,off Backe).
GDP: C. Wilson (8,off Springer).
IBB: Ward (3,by Backe).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe L(3-3)                  5.2   7   5   4   2   6   1  27
Harville                      0.1   2   0   0   0   1   0   3
Springer                      1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Miceli                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        8    12   5   4   3   8   1  39

IBB: Backe (3,Ward).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Vogelsong W(5-12)             6     5   1   1   3   3   1  26
Torres                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Gonzalez                      0.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   3
Mesa SV(39)                   0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   2   2   3   5   1  39

WP: Vogelsong (3).
HBP: Vogelsong (9,Backe).

Umpires: HP - Bill Miller, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Ron Kulpa
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 14877


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Biggio              lf        Kendall             c
2. Beltran             cf        J. Wilson           ss
3. Bagwell             1b        Bay                 lf
4. Berkman             rf        Ward                1b
5. Kent                2b        C. Wilson           rf
6. Lamb                3b        Redman              cf
7. Vizcaino            ss        Wigginton           3b
8. Ausmus              c         Castillo            2b
9. Backe               p         Vogelsong           p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio homered; Beltran struck out; Bagwell singled
to left; Berkman grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Bagwell out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Kendall walked; J. Wilson reached on an error by
Biggio [Kendall to second]; Bay homered [Kendall scored, J.
Wilson scored (unearned)]; Ward flied to right; C. Wilson was
called out on strikes; Redman grounded out (second to first); 3
R (2 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Kent popped to first; Lamb flied to center; Vizcaino
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Wigginton singled to left; Castillo flied to right;
Vogelsong out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Wigginton
to second]; Kendall flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus grounded out (third to first); Backe was hit
by a pitch; Biggio flied to left; Beltran doubled [Backe to
third]; Bagwell walked; Berkman was called out on strikes; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: J. Wilson singled to right; Bay struck out; Ward
struck out; C. Wilson forced J. Wilson (shortstop to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Kent flied to right; Lamb doubled to center;
Vogelsong threw a wild pitch [Lamb to third]; Vizcaino walked;
Ausmus popped to second; Backe lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: On a bunt Redman grounded out (pitcher to first);
Wigginton grounded out (second to first); Castillo grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio lined to third; Beltran walked; Bagwell
forced Beltran (center to second to shortstop); Berkman singled
to center [Bagwell to third]; Kent flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Vogelsong struck out; Kendall doubled to right; J.
Wilson grounded out (third to first); Bay doubled to center
[Kendall scored]; Ward was walked intentionally; C. Wilson
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Lamb grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizcaino
popped to third; Ausmus flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Redman singled to second; Wigginton struck out;
Castillo flied to center; HILL BATTED FOR VOGELSONG; Hill
singled to center [Redman to third]; HARVILLE REPLACED BACKE
(PITCHING); Kendall singled to center [Redman scored, Hill to
second]; J. Wilson singled to second [Hill to third, Kendall to
second]; Bay was called out on strikes; 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 7TH: TORRES REPLACED HILL (PITCHING); ENSBERG BATTED FOR
HARVILLE; Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
struck out; Beltran grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 7TH: SPRINGER REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); Ward singled
to left; C. Wilson grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Ward out at second]; Redman doubled to center;
Wigginton flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Pirates 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Bagwell flied to center; Berkman grounded out
(second to first); Kent singled to left; Lamb grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: MICELI REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); Castillo
grounded out (shortstop to first); MACKOWIAK BATTED FOR TORRES;
Mackowiak was called out on strikes; Kendall singled to left; J.
Wilson walked [Kendall to second]; Bay grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED C. WILSON (PITCHING); MACKOWIAK
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Vizcaino struck out; Ausmus singled
to shortstop; ALFARO BATTED FOR MICELI; Alfaro singled to right
[Ausmus to third]; MESA REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Biggio
singled to center [Ausmus scored, Alfaro to second]; Beltran
grounded out (second to first) [Alfaro to third, Biggio to
second]; Bagwell popped to second; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
2, Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   9   1   10
 Pirates          5  12   0   10


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