Houston Astros 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 112
Played on Tuesday, August 8, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
HOU N    1  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   3  6  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Duffy cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
J. Wilson ss                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
Sanchez 3b                    3   0   2   0       1   0       0   2
Bay lf                        4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Burnitz rf                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Nady 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       7   2
Castillo 2b                   2   0   0   1       1   1       5   0
Paulino c                     3   0   0   0       1   1       9   0
Maholm p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  McLouth ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sharpless p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Randa ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   1   4   1       5   8      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: Sanchez (37,off Wheeler).
SF: Castillo (4,off Backe).
Team LOB: 8.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    2   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Biggio 2b                     4   2   1   1       0   1       0   0
Berkman 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   1       6   1
Ensberg 3b                    2   1   0   0       2   1       0   3
Wilson lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Burke rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Everett ss                    4   0   1   1       0   2       1   1
Munson c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Backe p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Scott ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       28   3   6   3       5   9      27   5

BATTING - 
2B: Everett (21,off Maholm); Scott (8,off Grabow).
HR: Biggio (15,3rd inning off Maholm 0 on 1 out).
SH: Taveras (8,off Grabow).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Burke (1,2nd base by Maholm/Paulino).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maholm L(4-10)                6     5   3   3   4   6   1  26
Grabow                        0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Sharpless                     0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Capps                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8     6   3   3   5   9   1  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(3-1)                  7     3   1   1   4   2   0  28
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   1   3   0   5
Lidge SV(25)                  1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   5   8   0  36


Umpires: HP - Mark Wegner, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Bob Davidson
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 38856


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Duffy               cf        Taveras             cf
2. J. Wilson           ss        Biggio              2b
3. Sanchez             3b        Berkman             1b
4. Bay                 lf        Ensberg             3b
5. Burnitz             rf        Wilson              lf
6. Nady                1b        Burke               rf
7. Castillo            2b        Everett             ss
8. Paulino             c         Munson              c
9. Maholm              p         Backe               p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras walked; Biggio forced Taveras (shortstop to
second); Berkman walked [Biggio to second]; Ensberg walked
[Biggio to third, Berkman to second]; Wilson forced Ensberg
(shortstop to second) [Biggio scored, Berkman to third]; Burke
flied to left; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Burnitz grounded out (first to pitcher); Nady flied
to left; Castillo walked; Paulino flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); Munson
struck out; Backe grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Maholm flied to center; Duffy walked; J. Wilson
flied to right; Sanchez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras was called out on strikes; Biggio homered;
Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Ensberg struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Bay singled to shortstop; Burnitz singled to center
[Bay to third]; Nady popped to shortstop; Castillo hit a
sacrifice fly to right [Bay scored]; Paulino walked [Burnitz to
second]; Maholm struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wilson grounded out (third to first); Burke singled
to second; Burke was picked off and caught stealing second
(pitcher to first to shortstop); Everett was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Duffy flied to center; J. Wilson flied to center;
Sanchez singled to center; Bay flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Munson popped to first; Backe struck out; On a bunt
Taveras singled to third; Biggio forced Taveras (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Burnitz flied to left; Nady grounded out (third to
first); Castillo lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman struck out; Ensberg walked; Wilson singled
to left [Ensberg to second]; Burke flied to center [Ensberg to
third]; Everett doubled to left [Ensberg scored, Wilson to
third]; Munson grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Paulino popped to first; MCLOUTH BATTED FOR MAHOLM;
McLouth grounded out (first unassisted); Duffy flied to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: GRABOW REPLACED MCLOUTH (PITCHING); SCOTT BATTED FOR
BACKE; Scott doubled to shortstop; Taveras out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Scott to third]; Biggio struck out;
Berkman walked; SHARPLESS REPLACED GRABOW (PITCHING); Ensberg
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); J. Wilson struck
out; Sanchez doubled to right; Bay was called out on strikes;
Burnitz walked; Nady struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: CAPPS REPLACED SHARPLESS (PITCHING); Wilson struck
out; Burke popped to second; Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 3.

PIRATES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED MUNSON (PITCHING); AUSMUS REPLACED
WHEELER (PLAYING C ); Castillo struck out; Paulino struck out;
RANDA BATTED FOR CAPPS; Randa struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          1   4   0    8
 Astros           3   6   0    7


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