Houston Astros 13, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Sunday, August 27, 2006 (D) at PNC Park

HOU N    1  0  3    0  3  5    0  0  1  -  13 14  0
PIT N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   2   2   0       1   0       5   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ensberg ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 3b,1b                    5   3   3   1       1   0       5   2
Burke 2b                      5   3   1   0       1   1       2   3
Berkman 1b                    3   2   2   4       1   0       7   0
  Palmeiro rf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Huff rf,3b                    4   1   2   2       0   0       0   1
Scott lf                      2   0   0   1       2   0       2   0
Everett ss                    5   2   2   2       0   1       1   4
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   1       1   0       3   0
  Lane cf                     0   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Hirsh p                       4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
  House c                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       38  13  14  12       7   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Burke-Lamb.

BATTING - 
2B: Lamb (19,off Chacon); Taveras (16,off Reames); Everett (25,off Reames).
3B: Everett (6,off Grabow).
HR: Berkman (36,5th inning off Chacon 2 on 1 out).
SF: Huff (3,off Chacon); Scott (1,off Reames); Lane (2,off Grabow).
GDP: Ausmus (20,off Chacon).
IBB: Berkman (15,by Reames).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (28,2nd base off Chacon/Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Duffy cf                      5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bautista 3b,2b                3   1   1   0       0   1       0   2
Sanchez ss                    4   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Bay lf                        4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Burnitz rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Nady 1b                       4   0   3   1       0   0       8   1
Doumit c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       5   2
Castillo 2b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Reames p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Cota ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Davis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chacon p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Randa 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Totals                       33   1   7   1       2   2      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Sanchez-Castillo-Nady.
E: Sanchez (8), Chacon (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Bautista (17,off Hirsh); Randa (13,off Hirsh).
HBP: Bautista (13,by Hirsh); Doumit (4,by Miller).
GDP: Bay (12,off Sampson).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hirsh W(2-2)                  7     5   1   1   2   2   0  29
Sampson                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Miller                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     7   1   1   2   2   0  37

HBP: Hirsh (2,Bautista); Miller (3,Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Chacon L(1-2)                 4.1   6   7   5   4   3   1  23
Reames                        1.2   5   5   5   3   1   0  13
Grabow                        3     3   1   1   0   2   0  12
Totals                        9    14  13  11   7   6   1  48

IBB: Reames (1,Berkman).

Umpires: HP - Larry Poncino, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - Gary Darling, 3B - Bruce Dreckman
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 19459


Starting Lineups:

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

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to third; Taveras stole second; Lamb
flied to left; Burke flied to left; Berkman singled to center
[Taveras scored]; Huff forced Berkman (shortstop unassisted); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Scott walked; Everett popped to second; Ausmus
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Scott out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
0.

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

ASTROS 3RD: Hirsh was called out on strikes; Taveras walked;
Taveras was picked off first but was safe on an error by Chacon
[Taveras to second]; Lamb doubled to left [Taveras scored];
Burke walked; Berkman reached on an error by Sanchez [Lamb
scored (unearned), Burke to third]; Huff hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Burke scored (unearned)]; Scott flied to left; 3 R (1
ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Castillo popped to shortstop; Chacon popped to
first; Duffy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Everett struck out; Ausmus grounded out (second to
first); Hirsh struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Bautista doubled to right; Sanchez lined to second;
Bay grounded out (third to first); Burnitz walked; Nady singled
to center [Bautista scored, Burnitz to third]; Doumit walked
[Nady to second]; Castillo grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Taveras grounded out (third to first); Lamb walked;
Burke singled to center [Lamb to third]; Berkman homered [Lamb
scored, Burke scored]; Huff singled to right; BAUTISTA CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); REAMES REPLACED CASTILLO (PITCHING);
RANDA REPLACED CHACON (PLAYING 3B); Scott walked [Huff to
second]; Everett flied to left; Ausmus walked [Huff to third,
Scott to second]; Hirsh struck out (catcher to first); 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Randa doubled; Duffy lined to center; Bautista was
hit by a pitch; Sanchez singled to left [Randa to third,
Bautista to second]; Bay popped to first; Burnitz flied to left;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 7, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Taveras doubled; Lamb singled to center [Taveras to
third]; Burke reached on a fielder's choice [Taveras out at home
(third to catcher to third to pitcher), Lamb to third, Burke to
second]; Berkman was walked intentionally; Huff singled to first
[Lamb scored, Burke to third, Berkman to second]; Scott popped
out on a sacrifice fly to third [Burke scored]; Everett doubled
to left [Berkman scored, Huff scored]; Ausmus singled to center
[Everett scored]; Hirsh popped to first; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 12, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: LAMB CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); PALMEIRO
REPLACED BERKMAN (PLAYING RF); HUFF CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Nady popped to first; Doumit popped to catcher; COTA BATTED
FOR REAMES; Cota struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12,
Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GRABOW REPLACED COTA (PITCHING); Taveras grounded
out (third to first); Lamb grounded out (first to pitcher);
Burke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: Randa grounded out (first to pitcher); Duffy lined
to center; Bautista grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Palmeiro popped to third; Huff grounded out (pitcher
to first); Scott grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 12, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: SAMPSON REPLACED TAVERAS (PITCHING); LANE REPLACED
AUSMUS (PLAYING CF); HOUSE REPLACED HIRSH (PLAYING C ); Sanchez
singled to right; Bay grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Sanchez out at second]; Burnitz grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 12, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Everett tripled to center; Lane hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Everett scored]; House struck out; ENSBERG BATTED FOR
SAMPSON; Ensberg singled to right; Lamb singled to center
[Ensberg to second]; Burke popped to shortstop; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 13, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 9TH: MILLER REPLACED ENSBERG (PITCHING); Nady singled to
left; Doumit was hit by a pitch [Nady to second]; DAVIS BATTED
FOR GRABOW; Davis flied to center; Randa flied to left; Duffy
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 13,
Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          13  14   0    8
 Pirates          1   7   2    9


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