Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 97
Played on Saturday, July 21, 2007 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  1  0  -   3 11  1
PIT N    0  0  0    2  4  0    1  0  x  -   7 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Burke rf                      5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Pence cf                      5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Loretta 2b                    4   0   1   0       1   0       6   3
Lee lf                        5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   3       0   2
Lamb 1b                       4   1   3   1       0   0       5   1
Bruntlett ss                  4   1   3   1       0   0       0   1
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       2   1       8   0
Rodriguez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Albers p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Berkman ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   3  11   3       3   9      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Bruntlett-Loretta-Lamb, Ensberg-Loretta-Lamb.
E: Ensberg (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Pence (25,off Maholm).
HR: Lamb (10,7th inning off Maholm 0 on 0 out).
SH: Rodriguez (8,off Maholm).
GDP: Bruntlett (1,off Maholm).
Team LOB: 10.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kata 3b                       4   2   2   1       0   1       0   1
F. Sanchez 2b                 3   3   2   1       1   1       4   2
LaRoche 1b                    4   0   3   2       0   0       9   1
Nady cf,rf                    3   0   0   1       0   1       1   0
Bay lf                        2   0   0   2       0   1       1   0
Doumit rf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
  Chacon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Paulino c                     4   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Wilson ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Maholm p                      3   1   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Torres p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLouth cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7  10   7       1   8      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. LaRoche-Wilson-LaRoche.

BATTING - 
2B: Kata (2,off Rodriguez); Doumit (17,off Borkowski).
HR: F. Sanchez (5,7th inning off Albers 0 on 1 out).
SF: Bay 2 (8,off Rodriguez 2).
HBP: Nady (9,by Rodriguez).
GDP: Wilson (7,off Qualls); Nady (10,off Albers).
IBB: F. Sanchez (2,by Rodriguez).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez L(6-9)              5     7   6   4   1   6   0  25
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Albers                        1     2   1   1   0   0   1   4
Borkowski                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        8    10   7   5   1   8   1  35

Rodriguez faced 1 batter in the 6th inning
HBP: Rodriguez (4,Nady).
IBB: Rodriguez (1,F. Sanchez).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maholm W(6-12)                6.2   8   2   2   2   5   1  29
Torres                        1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Marte                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Chacon                        1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9    11   3   3   3   9   1  40


Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 32068


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Burke               rf        Kata                3b
2. Pence               cf        F. Sanchez          2b
3. Loretta             2b        LaRoche             1b
4. Lee                 lf        Nady                cf
5. Ensberg             3b        Bay                 lf
6. Lamb                1b        Doumit              rf
7. Bruntlett           ss        Paulino             c
8. Ausmus              c         Wilson              ss
9. Rodriguez           p         Maholm              p

ASTROS 1ST: Burke flied to left; Pence singled to shortstop;
Loretta singled to right [Pence to second]; Lee was called out
on strikes; Ensberg struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Kata struck out; F. Sanchez struck out; LaRoche
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

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

PIRATES 2ND: Nady popped to second; Bay grounded out (third to
first); Doumit struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Rodriguez grounded out (pitcher to first); Burke
lined to second; Pence flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Paulino popped to second; Wilson popped to second;
Maholm struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Loretta grounded out (pitcher to first); Lee singled
to left; Ensberg was called out on strikes; Lamb grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Kata singled to left; F. Sanchez singled to center
[Kata to second]; LaRoche singled to center [Kata to third, F.
Sanchez to second]; Nady was hit by a pitch [Kata scored, F.
Sanchez to third, LaRoche to second]; Bay out on a sacrifice fly
to right [F. Sanchez scored]; Doumit lined to center; Paulino
flied to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Bruntlett singled to left; Ausmus walked [Bruntlett
to second]; Rodriguez out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Bruntlett to third, Ausmus to second]; Burke lined to
second; Pence flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Wilson singled to left; Maholm reached on an error
by Ensberg [Wilson to third]; Kata doubled [Wilson scored
(unearned), Maholm to third]; F. Sanchez was walked
intentionally; LaRoche singled to right [Maholm scored, Kata
scored, F. Sanchez to third]; Nady struck out; Bay out on a
sacrifice fly to right [F. Sanchez scored (unearned), LaRoche to
second]; Doumit was called out on strikes; 4 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Loretta grounded out (second to first); Lee grounded
out (pitcher to first); Ensberg was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Paulino singled to right; QUALLS REPLACED RODRIGUEZ
(PITCHING); Wilson grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Paulino out at second]; Maholm struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 7TH: Lamb homered; Bruntlett singled to center; Ausmus
walked [Bruntlett to second]; BIGGIO BATTED FOR QUALLS; Biggio
forced Ausmus (shortstop to second) [Bruntlett to third]; Burke
struck out; Pence doubled to left [Bruntlett scored, Biggio to
third]; TORRES REPLACED MAHOLM (PITCHING); Loretta grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 7TH: ALBERS REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); Kata grounded
out (first to pitcher); F. Sanchez homered; LaRoche singled to
center; Nady grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [LaRoche out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Pirates 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Lee grounded out (first unassisted); Ensberg singled
to left; Lamb singled to right [Ensberg to third]; Bruntlett
singled to center [Ensberg scored, Lamb to second]; Ausmus was
called out on strikes; BERKMAN BATTED FOR ALBERS; MARTE REPLACED
TORRES (PITCHING); Berkman struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED BERKMAN (PITCHING); Bay struck
out; Doumit doubled to right; Paulino grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Doumit to third]; Wilson popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 9TH: NADY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); CHACON REPLACED
DOUMIT (PITCHING); MCLOUTH REPLACED MARTE (PLAYING CF); Burke
struck out; Pence grounded out (second to first); Loretta
walked; Loretta advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Loretta to second]; Lee struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  11   1   10
 Pirates          7  10   0    4


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