Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 131
Played on Sunday, August 26, 2007 (D) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  1  2    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  2  x  -   5 10  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    5   0   2   0       0   2       2   0
Bautista rf                   4   1   0   0       1   4       1   1
F. Sanchez 2b                 3   2   1   1       1   0       2   1
Phelps c                      3   0   1   0       1   1       5   0
  Maldonado c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Bay lf                        4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
LaRoche 1b                    4   0   2   2       0   0       7   0
Castillo 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Izturis ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Armas p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Osoria p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Sanchez p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Chacon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nady ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Snell pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   8   4       4  12      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. R. Sanchez-Izturis-LaRoche.

BATTING - 
2B: Bay (22,off Rodriguez).
HR: F. Sanchez (10,5th inning off Rodriguez 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bautista (6,2nd base off Rodriguez/Ausmus).
CS: McLouth (1,2nd base by Rodriguez/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Burke 2b                      2   1   0   0       1   0       2   0
Pence cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Berkman 1b                    4   1   3   1       0   1       4   1
Lee lf                        4   1   1   0       0   2       2   0
Scott rf                      4   1   3   1       0   0       2   0
Wigginton 3b                  3   1   1   2       1   0       0   1
Loretta ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
  Bruntlett ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   2      12   0
Rodriguez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLemore p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5  10   5       2   7      27   5

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (16,off Armas); Lee (37,off Armas); Scott (24,off Marte).
HR: Wigginton (3,8th inning off Chacon 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Burke (8,by Armas).
GDP: Pence (8,off R. Sanchez).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Burke (8,2nd base off Armas/Phelps).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Armas                         5.1   7   3   3   1   4   0  24
Osoria                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
R. Sanchez                    0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Marte                         0.2   1   1   1   0   2   0   3
Chacon L(4-4)                 0.2   1   1   1   0   1   1   3
Totals                        8    10   5   5   2   7   1  35

WP: Osoria (1).
HBP: Armas (7,Burke).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez                     5     7   4   4   3   7   1  24
Borkowski                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
McLemore W(3-0)               2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Lidge SV(13)                  1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     8   4   4   4  12   1  38


Umpires: HP - Adam Dowdy, 1B - Alfonso Marquez, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Tim Timmons
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 42564


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. McLouth             cf        Burke               2b
2. Bautista            rf        Pence               cf
3. F. Sanchez          2b        Berkman             1b
4. Phelps              c         Lee                 lf
5. Bay                 lf        Scott               rf
6. LaRoche             1b        Wigginton           3b
7. Castillo            3b        Loretta             ss
8. Izturis             ss        Ausmus              c
9. Armas               p         Rodriguez           p

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

ASTROS 1ST: Burke was hit by a pitch; Pence struck out while
Burke stole second; Berkman singled to right [Burke scored]; Lee
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Berkman to second]; Scott
singled to right [Berkman out at home (right to catcher)]; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 2ND: Phelps lined to shortstop; Bay doubled to left;
LaRoche singled to right [Bay to third]; Castillo was called out
on strikes; Izturis singled to left [Bay scored, LaRoche to
second]; Armas struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1,
Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Wigginton flied to left; Loretta grounded out (third
to first); Ausmus singled to shortstop; Rodriguez popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 1.

PIRATES 3RD: McLouth popped to first; Bautista walked; Bautista
stole second; F. Sanchez walked; Phelps walked [Bautista to
third, F. Sanchez to second]; Bay struck out; LaRoche singled to
left [Bautista scored, F. Sanchez scored, Phelps to third,
LaRoche to second (on throw)]; Castillo flied to right; 2 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

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

PIRATES 4TH: Izturis grounded out (shortstop to first); Armas
was called out on strikes; McLouth singled to right; McLouth was
picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to first to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Scott singled to center; Wigginton grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Scott to second]; Loretta grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Scott to third]; Ausmus struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Bautista struck out; F. Sanchez homered; Phelps
singled to left; Bay forced Phelps (third to second); LaRoche
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Palmeiro lined to
second; Burke flied to right; Pence lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Castillo
flied to right; Izturis flied to left; Armas grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman singled to left; Lee doubled to left
[Berkman to third]; Scott grounded out (second to first)
[Berkman scored, Lee to third]; Wigginton walked; OSORIA
REPLACED ARMAS (PITCHING); Loretta singled to right [Lee scored,
Wigginton to second]; Ausmus flied to center; BIGGIO BATTED FOR
BORKOWSKI; Osoria threw a wild pitch [Wigginton to third,
Loretta to second]; Biggio popped to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

PIRATES 7TH: MCLEMORE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); McLouth
singled to center; Bautista struck out; F. Sanchez popped to
second; Phelps struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MALDONADO REPLACED PHELPS (PLAYING C ); R. SANCHEZ
REPLACED OSORIA (PITCHING); Burke walked; Debut game for
Romulo Sanchez; Pence grounded into a double play (pitcher
to shortstop to first) [Burke out at second]; MARTE REPLACED R.
SANCHEZ (PITCHING); Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Bay popped to first; LaRoche flied to center;
Castillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Lee struck out; Scott doubled to center; CHACON
REPLACED MARTE (PITCHING); Wigginton homered [Scott scored];
Loretta grounded out (third to first); Ausmus struck out; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 5.

PIRATES 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED MCLEMORE (PITCHING); BRUNTLETT
REPLACED LORETTA (PLAYING SS); Izturis flied to center; NADY
BATTED FOR CHACON; Nady walked; SNELL RAN FOR NADY; McLouth
struck out; Bautista struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          4   8   0    7
 Astros           5  10   0    6


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