Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 5
Regular Season Game 116
Played on Friday, August 12, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  1    2  1  0  -   5 11  2
HOU N    2  0  0    2  0  0    0  2  x  -   6 13  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
T. Redman cf                  5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Sanchez 3b                    4   1   2   0       1   0       2   2
Bay lf                        4   0   2   1       1   1       1   0
Mackowiak rf                  5   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Eldred 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   0       8   1
Castillo 2b                   3   1   1   1       1   0       0   1
Cota c                        4   0   1   0       0   2       8   0
J. Wilson ss                  4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Duke p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Snell p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLouth ph                  1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Meadows p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   5  11   5       3   6      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Mackowiak (8), Castillo (12).

BATTING - 
2B: McLouth (1,off Oswalt).
HR: Eldred (3,4th inning off Oswalt 0 on 2 out); Castillo (10,8th inning off
Wheeler 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Eldred (3,off Oswalt); J. Wilson (10,off Oswalt).
IBB: Bay (4,by Oswalt).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   2   2   0       1   1       2   0
Biggio 2b                     5   1   2   1       0   2       2   5
Berkman 1b                    2   1   0   0       3   0       9   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       0   3
Lane rf                       5   0   3   3       0   1       1   0
Everett ss                    5   1   1   0       0   2       3   5
Burke lf                      5   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       1   0       7   0
Oswalt p                      3   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   6  13   5       5   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Ensberg-Biggio-Berkman, Biggio-Everett-Berkman.
E: Taveras (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (32,off Duke); Lane (26,off Duke).
HR: Ensberg (32,8th inning off White 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Ensberg (6,by Duke).
Team LOB: 14.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Duke                          4     8   4   4   3   2   0  24
Snell                         2     1   0   0   2   4   0   9
Meadows                       0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   4
White L(3-5)                  1.1   3   2   1   0   2   1   7
Totals                        8    13   6   5   5   8   1  44

HBP: Duke (2,Ensberg).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        7    10   4   4   2   2   1  32
Wheeler W(2-3)                1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Lidge SV(29)                  1     0   0   0   1   3   0   4
Totals                        9    11   5   5   3   6   2  40

WP: Oswalt (3).
IBB: Oswalt (2,Bay).

Umpires: HP - Dan Iassogna, 1B - Dale Scott, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - Ron Kulpa
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 37524


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. T. Redman           cf        Taveras             cf
2. Sanchez             3b        Biggio              2b
3. Bay                 lf        Berkman             1b
4. Mackowiak           rf        Ensberg             3b
5. Eldred              1b        Lane                rf
6. Castillo            2b        Everett             ss
7. Cota                c         Burke               lf
8. J. Wilson           ss        Ausmus              c
9. Duke                p         Oswalt              p

PIRATES 1ST: T. Redman reached on an error by Taveras [T. Redman
to first]; Sanchez singled to left [T. Redman to second]; Bay
singled to center [T. Redman to third, Sanchez to second];
Mackowiak struck out; Eldred grounded into a double play (third
to second to first) [Bay out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to right; Biggio doubled to left
[Taveras scored]; Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Biggio to third]; Ensberg was hit by a pitch; Lane singled to
left [Biggio scored, Ensberg to second]; Everett struck out;
Burke struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Castillo flied to right; Cota singled to second; J.
Wilson grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Cota out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus grounded out (first to pitcher); Oswalt
singled to center; Taveras forced Oswalt (second to shortstop);
Biggio singled to left [Taveras to third]; Berkman walked
[Biggio to second]; Ensberg flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Duke grounded out (shortstop to first); T. Redman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Sanchez grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Lane singled to left; Everett lined to left; Burke
lined to third; Ausmus singled to center [Lane to second];
Oswalt forced Lane (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Bay grounded out (third to first); Mackowiak
grounded out (second to first); Eldred homered; Castillo
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Taveras walked; Biggio grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Taveras to second]; Berkman walked; Ensberg grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Taveras to third, Berkman to second]; Lane
doubled to center [Taveras scored, Berkman scored]; Everett
grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Cota struck out; J. Wilson singled to right; WARD
BATTED FOR DUKE; Ward lined to left; T. Redman forced J. Wilson
(shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros
4.

ASTROS 5TH: SNELL REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Burke was called out
on strikes; Ausmus walked; Oswalt singled to left [Ausmus to
third]; Taveras struck out; Biggio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanchez singled to left; Oswalt threw a wild pitch
[Sanchez to second]; Bay singled to right [Sanchez scored];
Mackowiak forced Bay (second to shortstop); Eldred flied to
center; Castillo walked [Mackowiak to second]; Cota popped to
catcher; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman walked; Ensberg grounded out (third to
first) [Berkman to second]; Lane grounded out (shortstop to
first); Everett was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Pirates 2, Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: J. Wilson singled to shortstop; MCLOUTH BATTED FOR
SNELL; McLouth doubled to left [J. Wilson scored]; T. Redman
flied to left; Sanchez lined to left; Bay was walked
intentionally; Mackowiak singled to right [McLouth scored, Bay
to third]; Eldred forced Mackowiak (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MEADOWS REPLACED MCLOUTH (PITCHING); Burke flied to
right; Ausmus popped to first; LAMB BATTED FOR OSWALT; Lamb
reached on an error by Castillo; Taveras singled to center [Lamb
to third]; WHITE REPLACED MEADOWS (PITCHING); Biggio struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 4.

PIRATES 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); Castillo homered;
Cota struck out; J. Wilson flied to center; White grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Berkman flied to right; Ensberg homered; Lane was
called out on strikes; Everett singled to left; Burke singled to
right [Everett scored (error by Mackowiak) (unearned) (no RBI),
Burke to third]; Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R (1
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 6.

PIRATES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED WHEELER (PITCHING); T. Redman struck
out; Sanchez walked; Bay struck out; Mackowiak struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          5  11   2    8
 Astros           6  13   1   14


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