Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Friday, August 25, 2006 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  0  1    1  0  0    1  0  2  -   5 11  0
PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    5   0   3   0       0   1       4   0
Lamb 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
  Burke ph,lf,2b              2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Berkman rf,1b                 3   1   1   1       2   1       2   0
Huff 3b                       5   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Scott lf,rf,lf                3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   2
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Everett ss                    4   1   1   0       0   2       2   5
Ausmus c                      3   2   3   1       1   0       5   0
Clemens p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lane rf                     1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5  11   5       4   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Lamb-Everett-Clemens, Biggio-Everett-Lamb.

BATTING - 
HR: Berkman (35,3rd inning off Santos 0 on 1 out); Lane (13,9th inning off
Reames 1 on 0 out).
SH: Clemens 2 (5,off Santos 2).
GDP: Huff (5,off Reames).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras 2 (27,2nd base off Santos/Doumit,2nd base off Reames/Doumit); Everett
(8,2nd base off Santos/Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Duffy cf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Randa 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Sanchez ss                    3   1   2   0       1   0       1   4
Bay lf                        4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Burnitz rf                    4   0   2   0       0   1       0   0
Nady 1b                       3   0   1   1       1   0      13   1
Doumit c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   4
Castillo 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   4
Santos p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Paulino ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reames p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   7   1       2   5      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Nady, Castillo-Sanchez-Nady.

BATTING - 
2B: Castillo (22,off Clemens); Sanchez (45,off Wheeler).
SH: Santos (5,off Clemens).
GDP: Doumit (2,off Clemens); Burnitz (8,off Clemens).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Clemens W(6-4)                6     6   1   1   1   2   0  23
Springer                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Lidge                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     7   1   1   2   5   0  34

WP: Clemens (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Santos L(5-9)                 6     8   3   3   3   4   1  28
Grabow                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Reames                        2     3   2   2   1   2   1   9
Totals                        9    11   5   5   4   7   2  40

Santos faced 3 batters in the 7th inning

Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Bruce Dreckman, 2B - Larry Poncino, 3B - Ed Hickox
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 37009


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Taveras             cf        Duffy               cf
2. Lamb                1b        Randa               3b
3. Berkman             rf        Sanchez             ss
4. Huff                3b        Bay                 lf
5. Scott               lf        Burnitz             rf
6. Biggio              2b        Nady                1b
7. Everett             ss        Doumit              c
8. Ausmus              c         Castillo            2b
9. Clemens             p         Santos              p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to left; Taveras stole second; Lamb
struck out (catcher to first); Berkman walked; Huff flied to
center; Scott walked [Taveras to third, Berkman to second];
Biggio forced Berkman (third unassisted) [Scott to second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Duffy grounded out (pitcher to first); Randa
grounded out (shortstop to first); Sanchez flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Everett was called out on strikes; Ausmus singled to
right; Clemens out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Ausmus to second]; Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Bay grounded out (shortstop to first); Burnitz
singled to right; Nady lined to center; Doumit grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Lamb grounded out (first unassisted); Berkman
homered; Huff grounded out (second to first); Scott grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Castillo flied to center; Santos singled to right;
Clemens threw a wild pitch [Santos to second]; Duffy grounded
out (pitcher to first); Randa grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio struck out; Everett singled to center;
Everett stole second; Ausmus singled to center [Everett scored];
Clemens out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Ausmus to
second]; Taveras was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Sanchez walked; Bay struck out; Burnitz singled to
center [Sanchez to third]; Nady singled to left [Sanchez scored,
Burnitz to second]; Doumit grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to pitcher) [Nady out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Lamb grounded out (first unassisted); Berkman
walked; Huff lined into a double play to first [Berkman out at
first (first unassisted)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Castillo doubled; Santos out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to second) [Castillo to third]; Duffy reached on a
fielder's choice [Castillo out at home (pitcher unassisted)];
Randa grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Scott grounded out (second to first); Biggio flied
to left; Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Sanchez singled to shortstop; Bay struck out;
Burnitz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Sanchez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus singled to left; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR CLEMENS;
Palmeiro singled to right [Ausmus to third]; Taveras singled to
catcher [Ausmus stayed at third, Palmeiro to second]; GRABOW
REPLACED SANTOS (PITCHING); BURKE BATTED FOR LAMB; Burke forced
Palmeiro (shortstop to third) [Ausmus scored, Taveras to
second]; Berkman struck out; Huff grounded out (first to
pitcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: BURKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); BERKMAN CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); SCOTT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
SPRINGER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Nady walked; Doumit flied
to center; Castillo popped to first; PAULINO BATTED FOR GRABOW;
Paulino forced Nady (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: REAMES REPLACED PAULINO (PITCHING); Scott lined to
first; Biggio struck out; Everett struck out (catcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: BURKE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); SCOTT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WHEELER REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); LANE
REPLACED SPRINGER (PLAYING RF); Duffy lined to left; Randa flied
to center; Sanchez doubled to right; Bay struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Ausmus walked; Lane homered [Ausmus scored]; Taveras
singled to center; Taveras stole second; On a bunt Burke singled
to catcher [Taveras to third]; Berkman popped to third; Huff
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Burke out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates
1.

PIRATES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED WHEELER (PITCHING); Burnitz struck
out; Nady flied to left; Doumit struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  11   0    8
 Pirates          1   7   0    6


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