Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 91
Played on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
PIT N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  3  x  -   4 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Erstad cf                     5   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Loretta 2b                    4   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Berkman 1b                    1   1   0   0       4   0       8   2
Lee lf                        4   1   2   2       1   0       3   0
  Bourn pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     5   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Pence rf                      4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Wigginton 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Ausmus c                      1   0   1   0       3   0       7   0
Backe p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Newhan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   5   3      10   2      24  10

BATTING - 
HR: Pence (11,4th inning off Snell 0 on 1 out); Lee (21,5th inning off Beam
1 on 2 out).
IBB: Blum (2,by Grabow).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (32,2nd base off Marte/Doumit).
CS: Wigginton (3,2nd base by Snell/Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    5   1   2   3       0   0       4   0
F. Sanchez 2b                 5   0   2   0       0   1       2   1
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Doumit c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Bay lf                        4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Nady rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Adam LaRoche 1b               4   1   3   1       0   0      13   0
J. Bautista 3b                2   1   0   0       1   2       0   3
Snell p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Beam p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mientkiewicz ph             1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivas pr,2b                 0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson ss                     3   0   0   0       1   0       2   5
Totals                       35   4  11   4       2   6      27  13

BATTING - 
2B: Bay (21,off Borkowski); Adam LaRoche (17,off Wright).
HR: McLouth (17,5th inning off Borkowski 0 on 1 out); Adam LaRoche (10,8th
inning off Brocail 0 on 2 out).
HBP: J. Bautista (2,by Brocail).
IBB: J. Bautista (3,by Borkowski).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe                         3     3   0   0   0   3   0  12
Borkowski                     2     4   1   1   1   1   1  11
Wright                        0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Geary                         1.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Brocail L(4-4)                0.2   3   3   3   1   0   1   7
Valverde                      0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        8    11   4   4   2   6   2  38

HBP: Brocail (2,J. Bautista).
IBB: Borkowski (2,J. Bautista).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Snell                         3.2   4   1   1   3   1   1  17
Beam                          2.1   1   2   2   2   1   1  10
Grabow W(5-2)                 2     0   0   0   4   0   0  10
Marte SV(3)                   1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     5   3   3  10   2   2  41

WP: Grabow (2).
IBB: Grabow (1,Blum).

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Laz Diaz, 3B - Wally Bell
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 17867


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Erstad              cf        McLouth             cf
2. Loretta             2b        F. Sanchez          2b
3. Berkman             1b        Doumit              c
4. Lee                 lf        Bay                 lf
5. Tejada              ss        Nady                rf
6. Pence               rf        Adam LaRoche        1b
7. Wigginton           3b        J. Bautista         3b
8. Ausmus              c         Snell               p
9. Backe               p         Wilson              ss

ASTROS 1ST: Erstad grounded out (third to first); Loretta popped
to first; Berkman walked; Lee singled to center [Berkman to
third]; Tejada struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Wigginton
flied to right; Ausmus singled to left; Backe forced Ausmus
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
0.

PIRATES 2ND: Bay grounded out (third to first); Nady singled to
left; Adam LaRoche singled to right [Nady to second]; J.
Bautista struck out; Snell was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Erstad grounded out (second to first); Loretta
grounded out (third to first); Berkman walked; Lee flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Wilson flied to left; McLouth lined to left; F.
Sanchez singled to left; Doumit forced F. Sanchez (first to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada grounded out (shortstop to first); Pence
homered; Wigginton singled to center; Wigginton was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Ausmus walked; BEAM
REPLACED SNELL (PITCHING); Backe popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Bay doubled to
right; Nady grounded out (pitcher to shortstop to first); Adam
LaRoche popped to third; J. Bautista was walked intentionally;
Beam struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Erstad popped to shortstop; Loretta grounded out
(pitcher to first); Berkman walked; Lee homered [Berkman
scored]; Tejada popped to first; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Wilson flied to center; McLouth homered; F. Sanchez
singled to right; Doumit forced F. Sanchez (first to shortstop);
Bay singled to left [Doumit to second]; Nady grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Wigginton
grounded out (pitcher to first); Ausmus walked; NEWHAN BATTED
FOR BORKOWSKI; Newhan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 6TH: WRIGHT REPLACED NEWHAN (PITCHING); Adam LaRoche
doubled to center; J. Bautista struck out; MICHAELS BATTED FOR
BEAM; GEARY REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Michaels grounded out
(third to first); Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 7TH: GRABOW REPLACED MICHAELS (PITCHING); Erstad flied to
left; Loretta walked; Berkman walked [Loretta to second]; Lee
flied to center [Loretta to third]; Tejada flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 7TH: McLouth flied to center; F. Sanchez grounded out
(first unassisted); Doumit grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 8TH: Pence grounded out (third to first); Wigginton flied
to center; Ausmus walked; BLUM BATTED FOR GEARY; Grabow threw a
wild pitch [Ausmus to second]; Blum was walked intentionally;
Erstad lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 8TH: BROCAIL REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); Bay flied to
center; Nady popped to catcher; Adam LaRoche homered; J.
Bautista was hit by a pitch; MIENTKIEWICZ BATTED FOR GRABOW;
Mientkiewicz singled to left [J. Bautista to third]; Wilson
walked [Mientkiewicz to second]; RIVAS RAN FOR MIENTKIEWICZ;
McLouth singled to right [J. Bautista scored, Rivas scored,
Wilson to third, McLouth to second (on throw)]; VALVERDE
REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING); F. Sanchez struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MARTE REPLACED F. SANCHEZ (PITCHING); RIVAS STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Loretta grounded out (shortstop to first);
Berkman flied to right; Lee walked; BOURN RAN FOR LEE; Bourn
stole second; Tejada grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   5   0   11
 Pirates          4  11   0   10


Data courtesy of Retrosheet