Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Thursday, August 24, 2006 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  4    0  0  x  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Burke lf                      5   1   2   2       0   2       0   0
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
Ensberg 3b                    1   0   0   0       3   0       0   2
Scott rf                      3   1   2   0       1   1       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
House c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Rodriguez p                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   7   3       5   3      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Biggio-Everett-Berkman, Biggio-Everett-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Taveras (14,off Maholm).
HR: Burke (8,3rd inning off Maholm 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Berkman (7,off Maholm).
IBB: Ensberg (7,by Maholm).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (25,2nd base off Maholm/Paulino).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Duffy cf                      4   2   2   0       0   2       3   0
J. Wilson ss                  3   0   0   0       1   2       0   7
Sanchez 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       0   3
Bay lf                        4   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Nady 1b                       3   1   1   0       0   1      13   2
Paulino c                     4   0   2   1       0   1       3   0
Bautista rf                   3   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Castillo 2b                   3   0   2   1       0   0       3   2
Maholm p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Torres p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5  11   5       1  10      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. J. Wilson-Castillo-Nady.

BATTING - 
2B: Bay (25,off Rodriguez).
SF: Bautista (4,off Qualls).
HBP: Nady (9,by Rodriguez).
GDP: Paulino (16,off Rodriguez); Bautista (6,off Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Duffy (13,2nd base off Rodriguez/House); Bay (8,2nd base off Lidge/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez L(9-8)              5.1   8   5   5   0   7   0  23
Qualls                        1.2   2   0   0   1   1   0   7
Lidge                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        8    11   5   5   1  10   0  34

WP: Rodriguez (5).
HBP: Rodriguez (6,Nady).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maholm W(6-10)                6.2   7   3   3   4   1   1  30
Capps                         0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Marte                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Torres                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Gonzalez SV(24)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   5   3   1  38

WP: Maholm (2).
BK: Maholm (1).
IBB: Maholm (6,Ensberg).

Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - Gary Darling, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Larry Poncino
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 32345


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras walked; Taveras stole second; Burke struck
out; Berkman flied to right; Ensberg was walked intentionally;
Maholm threw a wild pitch [Taveras to third, Ensberg to second];
Scott walked; Biggio forced Scott (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Duffy struck out; J. Wilson flied to center;
Sanchez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: House popped to second; Everett grounded out (first
to pitcher); Rodriguez lined to pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Taveras singled to third; Burke homered
[Taveras scored]; Berkman grounded out (third to first); Ensberg
flied to center; Scott singled to first; Maholm balked [Scott to
second]; Biggio singled to right [Scott scored]; House grounded
out (third to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Bautista was called out on strikes; Castillo
grounded out (second to first); Maholm was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett flied to center; Rodriguez grounded out
(first to pitcher); Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Duffy singled to second; J. Wilson struck out;
Sanchez flied to center; Rodriguez threw a wild pitch [Duffy to
second]; Bay doubled to center [Duffy scored]; Nady grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Burke singled to center; Berkman grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Burke out at
second]; Ensberg walked; Scott singled to second [Ensberg to
second]; Biggio flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Paulino singled to right; Bautista grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Paulino out at
second]; Castillo singled to left; Maholm struck out; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: House grounded out (shortstop to first); Everett
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rodriguez grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Duffy singled to right; Duffy stole second; J.
Wilson struck out; Sanchez singled to center [Duffy scored]; Bay
singled to left [Sanchez to third, Bay to second (on throw)];
Nady was hit by a pitch; QUALLS REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING);
Paulino singled to left [Sanchez scored, Bay to third, Nady to
second]; Bautista hit a sacrifice fly to right [Bay scored];
Castillo singled to right [Nady scored, Castillo out at second
(catcher to second)]; 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Taveras doubled; Burke grounded out (shortstop to
first); Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); CAPPS
REPLACED MAHOLM (PITCHING); Ensberg walked; MARTE REPLACED CAPPS
(PITCHING); Scott was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 7TH: DAVIS BATTED FOR MARTE; Davis grounded out (first
to pitcher); Duffy was called out on strikes; J. Wilson walked;
Sanchez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 8TH: TORRES REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Biggio popped to
first; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR HOUSE; Palmeiro grounded out (second
to first); Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: AUSMUS REPLACED PALMEIRO (PLAYING C ); LIDGE
REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Bay singled to left; Nady struck
out; Bay stole second; Paulino struck out; Bautista popped to
first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 9TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED TORRES (PITCHING); LANE BATTED FOR
LIDGE; Lane flied to left; Taveras grounded out (first
unassisted); Burke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   7   0    8
 Pirates          5  11   0    5


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