Houston Astros 12, Pittsburgh Pirates 8
Regular Season Game 153
Played on Wednesday, September 21, 2005 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    4  4  0    0  0  1    1  0  2  -  12 15  1
PIT N    0  0  1    2  1  0    2  1  1  -   8 15  3
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    6   2   3   0       0   1       3   0
Biggio 2b                     1   2   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Burke 2b,lf                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Ensberg 3b                    3   3   2   0       2   0       0   0
Berkman rf                    4   1   2   5       0   0       1   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Astacio p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 1b                       5   2   3   3       0   0       9   0
Lane lf,rf                    5   2   3   1       0   1       2   0
Everett ss                    5   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Ausmus c                      5   0   1   0       0   1      11   2
Oswalt p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Bagwell ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gipson lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph,2b              1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41  12  15  10       3   5      27   7

FIELDING - 
E: Ensberg (13).

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (28,off Meadows); Lamb (13,off White).
HR: Berkman (20,1st inning off Wells 2 on 0 out); Lamb (10,2nd inning off Wells
2 on 2 out); Lane (24,7th inning off Meadows 0 on 0 out).
SF: Berkman (2,off Wells).
HBP: Burke (6,by Capps).
GDP: Lane (10,off Vogelsong).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (34,2nd base off Wells/Doumit); Ausmus (5,2nd base off Vogelsong/Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sanchez 2b                    5   3   3   1       0   0       5   3
J. Wilson ss                  4   0   3   1       0   0       2   1
Bay lf                        5   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Mackowiak 3b                  4   1   1   0       0   1       0   4
  Wigginton ph,3b             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
C. Wilson rf                  4   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Eldred 1b                     5   1   1   1       0   1       8   0
Doumit c                      5   1   3   3       0   1       5   0
McLouth cf                    4   1   2   0       1   1       3   0
Wells p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bautista ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Vogelsong p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meadows p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  T. Redman ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cota ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       42   8  15   7       2  11      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mackowiak-Sanchez-Eldred.
E: Mackowiak (11), Eldred (7), Doumit (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Sanchez (20,off Oswalt); Bay (43,off Oswalt); J. Wilson (21,off Wheeler).
3B: C. Wilson (1,off Oswalt).
HR: Doumit (6,7th inning off Springer 1 on 2 out); Sanchez (4,8th inning off
Wheeler 0 on 1 out); Eldred (11,9th inning off Astacio 0 on 1 out).
SH: J. Wilson (10,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(18-12)               6     9   4   3   2   6   0  30
Springer                      1     2   2   2   0   1   1   5
Wheeler                       0.2   2   1   1   0   1   1   4
Gallo                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Astacio                       1     2   1   1   0   2   1   5
Totals                        9    15   8   7   2  11   3  45


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wells L(7-17)                 2     5   8   7   3   2   2  15
Vogelsong                     3     4   0   0   0   1   0  12
Meadows                       2     3   2   2   0   2   1  10
Capps                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
White                         1     3   2   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9    15  12   9   3   5   3  46

HBP: Capps (1,Burke).

Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Ron Kulpa, 2B - Dan Iassogna, 3B - Dale Scott
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 16266


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Taveras             cf        Sanchez             2b
2. Biggio              2b        J. Wilson           ss
3. Ensberg             3b        Bay                 lf
4. Berkman             rf        Mackowiak           3b
5. Lamb                1b        C. Wilson           rf
6. Lane                lf        Eldred              1b
7. Everett             ss        Doumit              c
8. Ausmus              c         McLouth             cf
9. Oswalt              p         Wells               p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to center; Biggio reached on an
error by Mackowiak [Taveras scored (no RBI), Biggio to second];
Ensberg walked; Berkman homered [Biggio scored (unearned),
Ensberg scored]; Lamb flied to center; Lane singled to left;
Everett popped to second; Ausmus forced Lane (shortstop to
second); 4 R (3 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Sanchez flied to right; J. Wilson singled to
center; Bay was called out on strikes; Mackowiak grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Oswalt struck out; Taveras singled to right; Taveras
stole second; Biggio walked; Ensberg walked [Taveras to third,
Biggio to second]; Berkman hit a sacrifice fly to left [Taveras
scored, Biggio to third]; Lamb homered [Biggio scored, Ensberg
scored]; Lane struck out; 4 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: C. Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); Eldred
popped to second; Doumit singled to center; McLouth singled to
second [Doumit to second]; BAUTISTA BATTED FOR WELLS; Bautista
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: VOGELSONG REPLACED BAUTISTA (PITCHING); Everett
grounded out (third to first); Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to
second to first); Oswalt grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: BURKE REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING 2B); Sanchez
doubled; J. Wilson out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[Sanchez to third]; Bay doubled to center [Sanchez scored];
Mackowiak grounded out (second to first) [Bay to third]; C.
Wilson walked; Eldred flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 8, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Taveras flied to right; Burke popped to shortstop;
Ensberg singled to center; Berkman flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Doumit struck out; McLouth walked; Vogelsong struck
out; Sanchez singled to left [McLouth to second]; J. Wilson
singled to center [McLouth scored, Sanchez to second]; Bay
reached on an error by Ensberg [Sanchez scored (unearned) (no
RBI), J. Wilson to third, Bay to second]; Mackowiak struck out;
2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Lamb singled to right; Lane grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Lamb out at second]; Everett
singled to right; Ausmus singled to center [Everett to third];
Ausmus stole second; Oswalt was called out on strikes; 0 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: C. Wilson tripled to center; Eldred struck out;
Doumit grounded out (first unassisted) [C. Wilson scored];
McLouth singled to left; WARD BATTED FOR VOGELSONG; Ward flied
to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: MEADOWS REPLACED WARD (PITCHING); Taveras popped to
second; Burke popped to second; Ensberg doubled to left; Berkman
singled to right [Ensberg scored]; Lamb flied to left; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanchez grounded out (shortstop to first); J.
Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); Bay flied to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 9, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Lane homered; Everett flied to center; Ausmus struck
out; BAGWELL BATTED FOR OSWALT; Bagwell reached on an error by
Eldred (assist by Mackowiak) [Bagwell to second]; Taveras struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: SPRINGER REPLACED BAGWELL (PITCHING); Mackowiak
singled to right; C. Wilson flied to center; Eldred grounded out
(catcher to first) [Mackowiak to second]; Doumit homered
[Mackowiak scored]; McLouth struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 10, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 8TH: CAPPS REPLACED MEADOWS (PITCHING); Burke was hit by
a pitch; Burke was picked off first (pitcher to first); Ensberg
grounded out (third to first); Berkman grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); LANE CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); GIPSON REPLACED SPRINGER (PLAYING LF);
T. REDMAN BATTED FOR CAPPS; T. Redman lined to right; Sanchez
homered; J. Wilson doubled to center; Bay struck out; GALLO
REPLACED WHEELER (PITCHING); WIGGINTON BATTED FOR MACKOWIAK;
Wigginton struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 10, Pirates
7.

ASTROS 9TH: WIGGINTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); WHITE
REPLACED T. REDMAN (PITCHING); Lamb doubled to center; Lane
singled to left [Lamb to third]; Everett popped to shortstop;
Ausmus reached on a fielder's choice [Lamb scored (error by
Doumit; assist by Wigginton) (unearned) (no RBI), Lane to
third]; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR GIPSON; Vizcaino grounded out
(pitcher to third to first) [Lane scored (unearned), Ausmus to
second]; Taveras singled to second [Ausmus out at third (second
to third)]; 2 R (0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 12, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 9TH: BURKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); ASTACIO
REPLACED GALLO (PITCHING); VIZCAINO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B);
C. Wilson struck out; Eldred homered; Doumit singled to right;
McLouth grounded out (first unassisted) [Doumit to second]; COTA
BATTED FOR WHITE; Cota struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
12, Pirates 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          12  15   1    7
 Pirates          8  15   3   10


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