Houston Astros 2, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 154
Played on Thursday, September 22, 2005 (D) at PNC Park

HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  0
PIT N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    3   2   1   0       1   1       4   0
Burke lf                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   2
Berkman 1b                    2   0   2   2       2   0       8   1
Lane rf                       2   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
Bruntlett 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Backe p                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino 2b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   5   2       5   7      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Taveras (12,off Duke).
SH: Burke 2 (9,off Duke 2).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berkman (1,2nd base by Duke/Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sanchez 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
J. Wilson ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Bay lf                        4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Mackowiak cf                  4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
C. Wilson rf                  3   1   1   1       0   1       3   0
Ward 1b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       9   2
Doumit c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Furmaniak 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Duke p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  McLouth ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  T. Redman ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       32   1   5   1       0   8      27  13

BATTING - 
HR: C. Wilson (3,5th inning off Backe 0 on 0 out).
HBP: C. Wilson (10,by Backe).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(10-8)                 7     2   1   1   0   6   1  24
Qualls                        0.2   2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Lidge SV(38)                  1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     5   1   1   0   8   1  33

HBP: Backe (4,C. Wilson).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Duke L(6-2)                   6     5   2   2   3   1   0  25
Grabow                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Gonzalez                      1     0   0   0   2   2   0   5
Torres                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   2   2   5   7   0  36


Umpires: HP - Ron Kulpa, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Tim Tschida
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 12587


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Taveras             cf        Sanchez             3b
2. Burke               lf        J. Wilson           ss
3. Ensberg             3b        Bay                 lf
4. Berkman             1b        Mackowiak           cf
5. Lane                rf        C. Wilson           rf
6. Bruntlett           2b        Ward                1b
7. Everett             ss        Doumit              c
8. Ausmus              c         Furmaniak           2b
9. Backe               p         Duke                p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras walked; Burke out on a sacrifice bunt (third
to first) [Taveras to second]; Ensberg grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Taveras to third]; Berkman singled to third [Taveras
scored]; Lane popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Sanchez lined to third; J. Wilson grounded out
(third to first); Bay struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bruntlett flied to right; Everett flied to right;
Ausmus singled to center; Backe grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Mackowiak lined to shortstop; C. Wilson lined to
third; Ward singled to right; Doumit was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras doubled to right; Burke out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Taveras to third]; Ensberg grounded
out (third to first); Berkman singled to center [Taveras
scored]; Lane flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Furmaniak flied to center; Duke struck out; Sanchez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Bruntlett flied to right; Everett grounded out
(third to first); Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: J. Wilson struck out; Bay struck out; Mackowiak
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Backe grounded out (shortstop to first); Taveras
lined to second; Burke flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: C. Wilson homered; Ward lined to shortstop; Doumit
grounded out (first to pitcher); Furmaniak flied to center; 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Ensberg struck out; Berkman walked; Berkman was
picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); Lane walked; Bruntlett singled to center [Lane to
second]; Everett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: MCLOUTH BATTED FOR DUKE; McLouth grounded out
(second to first); On a bunt Sanchez made an out to catcher; J.
Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GRABOW REPLACED MCLOUTH (PITCHING); Ausmus struck
out; Backe struck out; Taveras struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Bay flied to center; Mackowiak struck out; C.
Wilson was hit by a pitch; Ward grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED GRABOW (PITCHING); Burke struck
out; Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman walked;
Lane walked [Berkman to second]; Bruntlett struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Doumit grounded
out (second to first); Furmaniak grounded out (second to first);
T. REDMAN BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; T. Redman singled to left;
Sanchez singled to shortstop [T. Redman to second]; LIDGE
REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); VIZCAINO REPLACED QUALLS (PLAYING
2B); J. Wilson forced T. Redman (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: TORRES REPLACED T. REDMAN (PITCHING); Everett struck
out; Ausmus flied to center; Vizcaino grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 9TH: Bay grounded out (pitcher to first); Mackowiak
singled to shortstop; C. Wilson was called out on strikes; Ward
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   5   0    7
 Pirates          1   5   0    5


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