Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 92
Played on Wednesday, July 9, 2008 (N) at PNC Park

HOU N    4  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   6 10  0
PIT N    0  1  2    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pence rf                      6   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Matsui 2b                     6   0   2   1       0   1       2   2
Berkman 1b                    2   1   1   0       2   1      12   1
Lee lf                        2   1   0   0       3   0       0   0
  Tejada ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Blum ss                       5   1   1   3       0   1       1   4
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wigginton 3b                  5   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Bourn cf                      5   1   2   0       0   3       4   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   1   1       2   0       4   1
Moehler p                     1   0   0   0       2   1       1   1
  Loretta ph                  1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Erstad ph,lf                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  10   6       9   8      27  11

BATTING - 
2B: Matsui 2 (15,off Van Benschoten,off Yates); Erstad (12,off Beam).
HR: Blum (6,1st inning off Van Benschoten 2 on 2 out).
SH: Ausmus (5,off Burnett).
HBP: Berkman (4,by Van Benschoten).
IBB: Berkman (12,by Yates).
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman 2 (14,2nd base off Van Benschoten/Doumit,2nd base off Burnett/Doumit).
CS: Wigginton (4,2nd base by Van Benschoten/Doumit).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    4   2   3   0       0   0       1   0
F. Sanchez 2b                 3   0   0   1       0   1       5   1
Doumit c                      4   1   1   1       0   0       8   1
Bay lf                        4   0   1   1       0   1       0   0
Nady rf                       4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Adam LaRoche 1b               3   0   1   1       1   0       7   0
Mientkiewicz 3b               3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Yates p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beam p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Van Benschoten p              2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  J. Bautista 3b              2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Wilson ss                     3   0   1   0       0   1       3   4
Totals                       33   4   8   4       1   4      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: McLouth 3 (32,off Moehler 3); Bay (22,off Moehler); Wilson (7,off Moehler).
3B: Nady (1,off Moehler).
SF: F. Sanchez (5,off Moehler).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler W(5-4)                6     7   4   4   1   3   0  25
Sampson                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Valverde SV(23)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     8   4   4   1   4   0  35


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Van Benschoten                4.2   7   4   4   6   6   1  27
Burnett L(0-1)                1.2   1   1   1   2   0   0   8
Yates                         1.2   1   1   1   1   2   0   8
Beam                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   6   6   9   8   1  47

HBP: Van Benschoten (3,Berkman).
IBB: Yates (4,Berkman).

Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Paul Schrieber
Time of Game: 3:15   Attendance: 13884


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Pence               rf        McLouth             cf
2. Matsui              2b        F. Sanchez          2b
3. Berkman             1b        Doumit              c
4. Lee                 lf        Bay                 lf
5. Blum                ss        Nady                rf
6. Wigginton           3b        Adam LaRoche        1b
7. Bourn               cf        Mientkiewicz        3b
8. Ausmus              c         Van Benschoten      p
9. Moehler             p         Wilson              ss

ASTROS 1ST: Pence popped to second; Matsui was called out on
strikes; Berkman was hit by a pitch; Lee walked [Berkman to
second]; Blum homered [Berkman scored, Lee scored]; Wigginton
singled to left; Bourn singled to right [Wigginton to third];
Ausmus singled to center [Wigginton scored, Bourn to third];
Moehler struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: McLouth doubled to right; F. Sanchez was called out
on strikes; Doumit grounded out (second to first); Bay struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence struck out; Matsui doubled to right; Berkman
struck out; Lee walked; Blum popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Nady tripled to right; Adam LaRoche grounded out
(third to first) [Nady scored]; Mientkiewicz flied to center;
Van Benschoten struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Wigginton grounded out (shortstop to first); Bourn
struck out; Ausmus walked; Moehler walked [Ausmus to second];
Pence forced Moehler (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 3RD: Wilson grounded out (first unassisted); McLouth
doubled to center; F. Sanchez lined to shortstop; Doumit singled
to center [McLouth scored]; Bay doubled to left [Doumit scored];
Nady lined to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui grounded out (third to first); Berkman
singled to center; Berkman stole second; Lee grounded out (third
to first); Blum popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
4, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Adam LaRoche flied to center; Mientkiewicz grounded
out (second to first); Van Benschoten grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Wigginton singled to left; Wigginton was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Bourn struck out; Ausmus
walked; Moehler walked [Ausmus to second]; BURNETT REPLACED VAN
BENSCHOTEN (PITCHING); Pence forced Moehler (third to second); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Wilson doubled to left; McLouth doubled to right
[Wilson to third]; Wilson was out trying to advance to home and
McLouth advanced to third (catcher to pitcher); F. Sanchez out
on a sacrifice fly to center [McLouth scored]; Doumit popped to
first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Matsui flied to right; Berkman walked; Berkman stole
second; Lee walked; Blum lined to shortstop; Wigginton forced
Lee (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 4,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Bay popped to second; Nady grounded out (shortstop
to first); Adam LaRoche walked; Mientkiewicz grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 7TH: On a bunt Bourn singled to first; Ausmus out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Bourn to second]; LORETTA
BATTED FOR MOEHLER; YATES REPLACED MIENTKIEWICZ (PITCHING); J.
BAUTISTA REPLACED BURNETT (PLAYING 3B); Loretta reached on a
fielder's choice [Bourn to third]; Pence grounded out (third to
first) [Bourn scored, Loretta to second]; Matsui doubled to
center [Loretta scored]; Berkman was walked intentionally; Lee
flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: SAMPSON REPLACED LORETTA (PITCHING); J. Bautista
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson struck out; McLouth
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
6, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: Blum struck out; Wigginton grounded out (third to
first); Bourn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: F. Sanchez flied to center; Doumit grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bay grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: BEAM REPLACED YATES (PITCHING); Ausmus flied to
right; ERSTAD BATTED FOR SAMPSON; Erstad doubled to right; Pence
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Erstad to third]; Matsui
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: TEJADA REPLACED LEE (PLAYING SS); VALVERDE REPLACED
BLUM (PITCHING); ERSTAD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Nady flied
to right; Adam LaRoche singled to right; MICHAELS BATTED FOR
BEAM; Michaels flied to right; J. Bautista grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   0   14
 Pirates          4   8   0    4


Data courtesy of Retrosheet