Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Houston Astros 3 (15 innings)
Regular Season Game 129
Played on Friday, August 24, 2007 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  5  -   8 15  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 11  2
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    5   2   0   0       2   0       5   0
Kata 3b                       5   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Phelps ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Youman p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
F. Sanchez 2b                 7   1   1   0       0   2       4   6
LaRoche 1b                    7   1   3   4       0   1      14   2
Bay lf                        6   1   3   0       0   2       5   0
Bautista rf                   7   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Paulino c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
  Nady ph                     1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Maldonado c                 2   0   0   1       0   1       7   0
Wilson ss                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   3
  Chacon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Castillo 3b                 3   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Snell p                       2   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Osoria p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Izturis ss                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       58   8  15   8       2  11      45  20

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. F. Sanchez-Wilson-LaRoche.
E: Bay (8).

BATTING - 
2B: Bautista (30,off Albers); Bay (21,off Driskill).
HR: Nady (17,9th inning off Lidge 0 on 2 out); LaRoche (19,15th inning off
Driskill 2 on 1 out).
SH: Snell (12,off Albers).
SF: Maldonado (1,off Driskill).
HBP: Bay (7,by Albers).
GDP: Bautista 2 (11,off Albers,off Driskill).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: McLouth 2 (12,2nd base off Albers/Munson,2nd base off Driskill/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   2
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Moehler p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Driskill p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Pence cf                      6   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Berkman 1b                    6   0   0   0       1   2      13   1
Lee lf                        6   2   3   0       1   0       4   0
Lamb 3b                       7   1   4   0       0   0       1   2
Scott rf                      5   0   1   0       1   1       5   0
Loretta ss                    3   0   0   1       0   0       1   4
  Bruntlett ss                4   0   1   0       0   2       0   2
Munson c                      2   0   1   2       0   0       5   2
  Burke 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Albers p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Wigginton ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus c                    2   0   0   0       2   2       4   0
Totals                       52   3  11   3       7  14      45  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Loretta-Biggio-Berkman, Lamb-Burke-Berkman.
E: Biggio (9), Lamb (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Lamb 2 (12,off Snell,off Youman); Bruntlett (4,off Chacon).
SH: Burke (5,off Chacon); Driskill (1,off Youman).
SF: Munson (2,off Snell).
HBP: Scott (2,by Youman).
GDP: Scott (6,off Snell).
IBB: Palmeiro (1,by Chacon); Berkman (8,by Capps); Scott (4,by Capps).
Team LOB: 15.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Snell                         7     6   3   3   1   6   0  27
Osoria                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Marte                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Chacon                        1.2   1   0   0   2   1   0   8
Grabow                        1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Capps                         2     1   0   0   2   2   0   9
Youman W(3-4)                 2     2   0   0   2   4   0  11
Totals                       15    11   3   3   7  14   0  63

HBP: Youman (3,Scott).
IBB: Chacon (10,Palmeiro); Capps 2 (9,Berkman,Scott).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Albers                        7     6   2   1   0   6   0  28
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Lidge                         1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Miller                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Moehler                       2     3   0   0   1   1   0  10
Driskill L(0-1)               3     5   5   2   1   2   1  15
Totals                       15    15   8   4   2  11   2  63

HBP: Albers (6,Bay).

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Adam Dowdy, 3B - Alfonso Marquez
Time of Game: 4:58   Attendance: 41403


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. McLouth             cf        Biggio              2b
2. Kata                3b        Pence               cf
3. F. Sanchez          2b        Berkman             1b
4. LaRoche             1b        Lee                 lf
5. Bay                 lf        Lamb                3b
6. Bautista            rf        Scott               rf
7. Paulino             c         Loretta             ss
8. Wilson              ss        Munson              c
9. Snell               p         Albers              p

PIRATES 1ST: McLouth reached on an error by Biggio; McLouth
stole second; Kata struck out; F. Sanchez popped to first;
LaRoche singled to left [McLouth scored (unearned)]; Bay was
called out on strikes; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Pence lined to center; Berkman
struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Bautista doubled to left; Paulino grounded out
(third to first); Wilson singled to second [Bautista scored];
Snell out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Wilson to
second]; McLouth popped to third; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee singled to left; Lamb singled to left [Lee to
second]; Scott singled to center [Lee to third, Lamb to second];
Loretta popped to second; Munson out on a sacrifice fly to left
[Lee scored]; Albers struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Kata grounded out (shortstop to first); F. Sanchez
struck out (catcher to first); LaRoche singled to third; Bay was
hit by a pitch [LaRoche to second]; Bautista forced Bay
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros
1.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio flied to center; Pence flied to center;
Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Paulino flied to center; Wilson singled to first;
Snell struck out; McLouth flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee walked; Lamb flied to left; Scott grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Lee out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Kata flied to left; F. Sanchez flied to center;
LaRoche struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Loretta grounded out (first unassisted); Munson
grounded out (first to pitcher); Albers struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

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

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

PIRATES 7TH: Wilson popped to shortstop; Snell was called out on
strikes; McLouth flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Lee singled to center; Lamb doubled to left [Lee to
third]; Scott struck out; Loretta grounded out (second to first)
[Lee scored, Lamb to third]; Munson singled to left [Lamb
scored]; WIGGINTON BATTED FOR ALBERS; Wigginton grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 8TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED LORETTA (PLAYING SS); QUALLS
REPLACED WIGGINTON (PITCHING); Kata struck out (catcher to
first); F. Sanchez flied to center; LaRoche grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: OSORIA REPLACED SNELL (PITCHING); Biggio struck out;
Pence grounded out (pitcher to first); MARTE REPLACED OSORIA
(PITCHING); Berkman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); BURKE REPLACED
MUNSON (PLAYING 2B); AUSMUS REPLACED QUALLS (PLAYING C ); Bay
struck out; Bautista grounded out (second to first); NADY BATTED
FOR PAULINO; Nady homered; Wilson flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: MALDONADO REPLACED NADY (PLAYING C ); CHACON
REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); IZTURIS REPLACED MARTE (PLAYING SS);
Lee flied to center; Lamb flied to left; Scott grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 10TH: MILLER REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING); Izturis flied to
right; McLouth flied to right; Kata grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 10TH: Bruntlett doubled to left; Burke out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Bruntlett to third]; Ausmus walked;
PALMEIRO BATTED FOR MILLER; Palmeiro was walked intentionally
[Ausmus to second]; Pence struck out; GRABOW REPLACED KATA
(PITCHING); CASTILLO REPLACED CHACON (PLAYING 3B); Berkman
forced Palmeiro (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 11TH: MOEHLER REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); F. Sanchez
singled to right; LaRoche flied to left; Bay lined to left;
Bautista lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 11TH: Lee flied to center; Lamb singled to right; Scott
popped to second; Bruntlett grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 12TH: Maldonado popped to first; Castillo singled to
right; Izturis lined to center; McLouth walked [Castillo to
second]; PHELPS BATTED FOR GRABOW; Phelps singled to pitcher
[Castillo to third, McLouth to second]; F. Sanchez struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 12TH: CAPPS REPLACED PHELPS (PITCHING); Burke grounded
out (shortstop to first); Ausmus struck out; Moehler grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros
3.

PIRATES 13TH: DRISKILL REPLACED MOEHLER (PITCHING); LaRoche
flied to left; Bay singled to center; Bautista grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Bay out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 13TH: Pence singled to left [Pence to second (error by
Bay)]; Berkman was walked intentionally; Lee flied to left; Lamb
grounded out (pitcher to second to first) [Pence to third,
Berkman to second]; Scott was walked intentionally; Bruntlett
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 14TH: Maldonado struck out; Castillo grounded out
(shortstop to first); Izturis grounded out (first to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 14TH: YOUMAN REPLACED CAPPS (PITCHING); Burke was called
out on strikes; Ausmus walked; Driskill out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Ausmus to second]; Pence walked; Berkman
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
3, Astros 3.

PIRATES 15TH: McLouth walked; On a bunt Youman struck out;
McLouth stole second; F. Sanchez reached on an error by Lamb;
LaRoche homered [McLouth scored, F. Sanchez scored (unearned)];
Bay doubled to third; Bautista singled to center [Bay to third];
Maldonado out on a sacrifice fly to right [Bay scored
(unearned), Bautista to second (on throw)]; Castillo singled to
left [Bautista scored (unearned)]; Izturis flied to right; 5 R
(2 ER), 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 3.

ASTROS 15TH: Lee singled to left; Lamb doubled to center [Lee to
third]; Scott was hit by a pitch; Bruntlett struck out; Burke
struck out; Ausmus struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 8,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          8  15   1   10
 Astros           3  11   2   15


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