Houston Astros 15, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 149
Played on Sunday, September 16, 2007 (D) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  1  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  4  1
HOU N    5  1  5    2  0  0    0  2  x  -  15 22  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Bautista 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bullington p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McLouth ph,lf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
F. Sanchez 2b                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Castillo ph,2b              2   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
LaRoche 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Phelps 1b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Nady rf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Pearce rf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bay lf                        3   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Davidson p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paulino ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson ss                     2   1   2   1       0   0       0   2
  Izturis ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Maldonado c                   2   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Maholm p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Perez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Armas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kata ph,3b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       31   3   4   3       2   4      24  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Izturis-Castillo-LaRoche.
E: LaRoche (6).

BATTING - 
2B: Wilson (28,off Backe).
HR: Wilson (12,2nd inning off Backe 0 on 2 out); Bay (21,4th inning off Backe
0 on 2 out); Maldonado (1,7th inning off McLemore 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Burke ss                      4   3   3   4       1   0       3   3
Anderson cf                   5   2   5   3       0   0       2   0
Pence rf                      5   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Lee lf                        4   0   1   2       0   1       3   0
  Bruntlett lf                1   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Loretta 1b                    4   2   2   1       0   0       6   0
  McLemore p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quintero ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ausmus 3b                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wigginton 3b                  5   2   3   1       0   0       1   2
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moehler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ransom 2b                     5   2   2   3       0   0       1   1
Towles c                      5   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Backe p                       3   2   2   0       0   0       0   2
  Munson ph,1b                1   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Totals                       44  15  22  15       4   2      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Anderson (2,off Maholm); Wigginton (9,off Maholm); Backe (1,off Maholm).
HR: Ransom (1,1st inning off Maholm 2 on 2 out); Wigginton (6,4th inning off
Armas 0 on 0 out); Burke (6,8th inning off Davidson 1 on 2 out).
SH: Burke (8,off Maholm).
HBP: Anderson (1,by Davidson).
GDP: Wigginton (8,off Bullington).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Burke (9,2nd base off Maholm/Maldonado).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maholm L(10-15)               2.2  11  10  10   0   1   1  19
Perez                         0.1   3   1   1   0   0   0   4
Armas                         1     3   2   2   1   0   1   7
Bullington                    3     3   0   0   1   1   0  12
Davidson                      1     2   2   2   2   0   1   8
Totals                        8    22  15  15   4   2   3  50

HBP: Davidson (2,Anderson).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(1-1)                  6     3   2   2   2   2   2  23
McLemore                      1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Miller                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Moehler                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   3   3   2   4   3  33


Umpires: HP - Brian Knight, 1B - Larry Poncino, 2B - Jerry Meals, 3B - Gary Darling
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 35715


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Morgan              cf        Burke               ss
2. Bautista            3b        Anderson            cf
3. F. Sanchez          2b        Pence               rf
4. LaRoche             1b        Lee                 lf
5. Nady                rf        Loretta             1b
6. Bay                 lf        Wigginton           3b
7. Wilson              ss        Ransom              2b
8. Maldonado           c         Towles              c
9. Maholm              p         Backe               p

PIRATES 1ST: Morgan walked; Bautista forced Morgan (shortstop to
second); F. Sanchez flied to right; LaRoche popped to shortstop;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Burke singled to shortstop; Burke stole second;
Anderson doubled [Burke scored]; Pence flied to right; Lee flied
to right; Loretta singled to center [Anderson scored]; Wigginton
doubled to left [Loretta to third]; Ransom homered [Loretta
scored, Wigginton scored]; Towles flied to left; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 5.

PIRATES 2ND: Nady grounded out (shortstop to first); Bay
grounded out (third to first); Wilson homered; Maldonado walked;
Maholm grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 5.

ASTROS 2ND: Backe doubled to right; Burke out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Backe to third]; Anderson singled to left
[Backe scored]; Pence flied to center; Lee struck out; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 6.

PIRATES 3RD: Morgan flied to left; Bautista flied to center; F.
Sanchez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Loretta singled to center; Wigginton flied to
center; Ransom singled to right [Loretta to second]; Towles
singled to left [Loretta scored, Ransom to second]; Backe flied
to center [Ransom to third, Towles to second]; Burke singled to
center [Ransom scored, Towles scored]; PEREZ REPLACED MAHOLM
(PITCHING); Anderson singled to center [Burke to second]; Pence
singled to third [Burke to third, Anderson to second]; Lee
singled to center [Burke scored, Anderson scored, Pence to
second]; Loretta flied to right; 5 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates
1, Astros 11.

PIRATES 4TH: LaRoche flied to right; Nady struck out; Bay
homered; Wilson doubled to center; Maldonado grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 11.

ASTROS 4TH: ARMAS REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); Wigginton homered;
Ransom grounded out (shortstop to first); Towles flied to
center; Backe singled to left; Burke walked [Backe to second];
Anderson singled to left [Backe scored, Burke to second]; Pence
forced Anderson (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 13.

PIRATES 5TH: KATA BATTED FOR ARMAS; Kata flied to left; Morgan
flied to left; Bautista flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 13.

ASTROS 5TH: BULLINGTON REPLACED BAUTISTA (PITCHING); KATA STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Lee flied to right; Loretta flied to
right; Wigginton singled to left; Ransom flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 13.

PIRATES 6TH: BRUNTLETT REPLACED LEE (PLAYING LF); CASTILLO
BATTED FOR F. SANCHEZ; Castillo popped to first; LaRoche struck
out; Nady popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 13.

ASTROS 6TH: CASTILLO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); IZTURIS
REPLACED WILSON (PLAYING SS); Towles popped to third; MUNSON
BATTED FOR BACKE; Munson singled to center; Burke forced Munson
(third to second) [Burke to first (error by LaRoche; assist by
Castillo)]; Anderson singled to left [Burke to second]; Pence
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 13.

PIRATES 7TH: MUNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MCLEMORE
REPLACED LORETTA (PITCHING); Bay struck out; Izturis popped to
first; Maldonado homered; Kata popped to third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 13.

ASTROS 7TH: Bruntlett walked; QUINTERO BATTED FOR MCLEMORE;
Quintero forced Bruntlett (shortstop to second); Wigginton
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Quintero out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 13.

PIRATES 8TH: AUSMUS REPLACED QUINTERO (PLAYING 3B); MILLER
REPLACED WIGGINTON (PITCHING); Morgan grounded out (shortstop to
first); MCLOUTH BATTED FOR BULLINGTON; McLouth grounded out
(second to first); Castillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 13.

ASTROS 8TH: MCLOUTH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); PHELPS REPLACED
LAROCHE (PLAYING 1B); PEARCE REPLACED NADY (PLAYING RF);
DAVIDSON REPLACED BAY (PITCHING); Ransom grounded out (third to
first); Towles flied to right; Munson walked; Burke homered
[Munson scored]; Anderson was hit by a pitch; Pence walked
[Anderson to second]; Bruntlett singled to left [Anderson to
third, Pence to second]; Ausmus forced Bruntlett (shortstop to
second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 15.

PIRATES 9TH: MOEHLER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Phelps flied to
center; Pearce popped to shortstop; PAULINO BATTED FOR DAVIDSON;
Paulino lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros
15.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3   4   1    3
 Astros          15  22   0   11


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