Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 25
Played on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  3    0  0  1    0  3  0  -   7 14  2
HOU N    2  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   4 11  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lawton rf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Mesa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Mackowiak 2b,rf               5   2   3   1       0   1       2   2
Bay cf                        5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Ward 1b                       4   1   1   1       1   0      10   1
C. Wilson lf                  4   1   4   2       0   0       1   0
Hill 3b                       4   0   1   2       0   1       0   4
Cota c                        3   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
J. Wilson ss                  4   1   1   1       0   0       3   3
Wells p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  T. Redman ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sanchez ph,2b               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  14   7       2   8      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mesa-J. Wilson-Ward.
E: Wells 2 (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Lawton (8,off Astacio); Mackowiak (3,off Astacio); C. Wilson (3,off Astacio).
HR: J. Wilson (1,3rd inning off Astacio 0 on 0 out); C. Wilson (1,6th inning
off Astacio 0 on 1 out).
GDP: Cota (1,off Qualls).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Sanchez (1,2nd base by Lidge/Chavez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    3   2   3   0       2   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   1   3   2       1   0       1   3
Bagwell 1b                    5   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Lamb lf                       5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Lane rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   0       1   2
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Chavez c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Astacio p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       3   6      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Biggio-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (10,off Wells); Lamb (5,off Wells).
GDP: Lamb (3,off Mesa).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras 2 (10,2nd base off Wells/Cota 2).
CS: Lane (1,2nd base by White/Cota).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wells                         6     9   4   3   2   5   0  30
Grabow                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
White W(1-2)                  1.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Mesa SV(9)                    1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    11   4   3   3   6   0  40


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio                       6     7   4   4   1   6   2  25
Qualls L(1-3)                 2     4   3   3   1   1   0  10
Lidge                         1     3   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    14   7   7   2   8   2  40

WP: Astacio (1).
BK: Astacio (1).

Umpires: HP - Marvin Hudson, 1B - Larry Young, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Fieldin Culbreth
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 27809


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Lawton              rf        Taveras             cf
2. Mackowiak           2b        Biggio              2b
3. Bay                 cf        Bagwell             1b
4. Ward                1b        Lamb                lf
5. C. Wilson           lf        Lane                rf
6. Hill                3b        Ensberg             3b
7. Cota                c         Everett             ss
8. J. Wilson           ss        Chavez              c
9. Wells               p         Astacio             p

PIRATES 1ST: Lawton grounded out (second to first); Debut
game for Ezequiel Astacio; Mackowiak flied to right; Bay
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras walked; Taveras stole second; Biggio doubled
to left [Taveras scored]; Bagwell reached on a fielder's choice;
Lamb doubled to left [Biggio scored, Bagwell to third]; Lane
flied to center; Ensberg grounded out (third to first); Everett
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Ward grounded out (first to pitcher); C. Wilson
singled to right; Astacio threw a wild pitch [C. Wilson to
second]; Hill popped to third; Cota struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Chavez grounded out (third to first); Astacio struck
out; Taveras singled to right; Taveras stole second; Biggio
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 3RD: J. Wilson homered; Wells struck out; Lawton doubled
to right; Astacio balked [Lawton to third]; Mackowiak doubled to
center [Lawton scored]; Bay struck out; Ward singled to right
[Mackowiak scored, Ward out at second (right to shortstop)]; 3
R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bagwell was called out on strikes; Lamb singled to
left; Lane grounded out (first to pitcher) [Lamb to second];
Ensberg singled to center [Lamb scored]; Everett forced Ensberg
(third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 4TH: C. Wilson doubled to left; Hill struck out; Cota
walked; J. Wilson flied to center; Wells struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Chavez grounded out (third to first); Astacio struck
out; On a bunt Taveras singled to pitcher [Taveras to second
(error by Wells)]; Biggio walked; Bagwell grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Lawton flied to right; Mackowiak struck out; Bay
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Lamb flied to right; Lane grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ensberg singled to left; Everett flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 6TH: Ward flied to left; C. Wilson homered; Hill
grounded out (second to first); Cota grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Chavez struck out; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR ASTACIO;
Palmeiro flied to center; Taveras singled to left; Taveras was
picked off first but was safe on an error by Wells [Taveras to
third]; Biggio singled to third [Taveras scored (unearned)];
Bagwell flied to left; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); J. Wilson
flied to left; T. REDMAN BATTED FOR WELLS; T. Redman grounded
out (shortstop to first); Lawton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: GRABOW REPLACED T. REDMAN (PITCHING); Lamb grounded
out (second to first); WHITE REPLACED GRABOW (PITCHING); Lane
singled to left; Lane was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Ensberg popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
4, Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: Mackowiak singled to shortstop; Bay singled to
third [Mackowiak to second]; Ward walked [Mackowiak to third,
Bay to second]; C. Wilson singled to left [Mackowiak scored, Bay
to third, Ward to second]; Hill singled to left [Bay scored,
Ward scored, C. Wilson to second]; Cota grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [C. Wilson to third, Hill
out at second]; J. Wilson grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Everett lined to shortstop; Chavez grounded out
(shortstop to first); BURKE BATTED FOR QUALLS; Burke struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 4.

PIRATES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BURKE (PITCHING); SANCHEZ BATTED FOR
WHITE; Sanchez singled to center; Sanchez was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Lawton struck out; Mackowiak
singled to shortstop; Bay singled to third [Mackowiak to
second]; Ward grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MESA REPLACED LAWTON (PITCHING); MACKOWIAK CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); SANCHEZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B);
Taveras walked; Biggio singled to center [Taveras to second];
Bagwell popped to first; Lamb grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Biggio out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 7, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          7  14   2    6
 Astros           4  11   0    9


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