Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Houston Astros 7
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 (D) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    4  1  1    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   8 14  0
HOU N    3  1  1    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   7 11  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    3   2   1   0       2   1       4   0
F. Sanchez 2b                 5   1   2   1       0   2       4   1
Doumit c                      4   1   1   1       0   0       9   1
Bay lf                        5   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Nady rf                       5   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
Adam LaRoche 1b               4   1   2   0       1   0       7   0
Mientkiewicz 3b               4   0   4   2       1   0       2   1
  Marte p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Snell p                       2   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Beam p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gomez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Osoria p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Yates p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Bautista ph,3b           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Wilson ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Totals                       39   8  14   8       4   5      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mientkiewicz-Adam LaRoche.

BATTING - 
2B: F. Sanchez (16,off Moehler); Adam LaRoche (21,off Moehler); Mientkiewicz
(11,off Moehler).
HR: Bay (21,1st inning off Moehler 1 on 1 out).
SF: Doumit (2,off Moehler).
GDP: Gomez (2,off Sampson); F. Sanchez (10,off Wright).
IBB: McLouth (6,by Sampson).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     2   3   1   1       3   0       3   3
Bourn cf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Berkman 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   1      12   0
Lee lf                        5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Loretta ss                    5   1   3   2       0   1       2   4
Pence rf                      5   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Wigginton 3b                  3   1   1   0       2   1       2   4
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
  Blum ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tejada ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Moehler p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sampson p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Newhan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Quintero c                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   7  11   7       7   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Matsui-Loretta-Berkman, Matsui-Loretta-Berkman.
E: Berkman (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Wigginton (15,off Snell); Ausmus (8,off Snell).
HR: Matsui (2,2nd inning off Snell 0 on 2 out).
SH: Bourn (5,off Grabow).
GDP: Pence (7,off Yates).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pence (7,2nd base off Snell/Doumit); Bourn (33,2nd base off Snell/Doumit);
Matsui (17,2nd base off Beam/Doumit).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Snell                         3     6   5   5   3   6   1  18
Beam                          1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Osoria W(4-3)                 2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Yates                         0.2   3   1   1   1   0   0   5
Grabow                        1.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Marte SV(5)                   1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9    11   7   7   7   8   1  44

WP: Snell (7).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler                       2.1   9   6   5   0   0   1  17
Sampson                       2.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   9
Geary L(2-2)                  2     3   2   2   1   3   0  10
Wright                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Brocail                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    14   8   7   4   5   1  44

WP: Brocail (1).
IBB: Sampson (1,McLouth).

Umpires: HP - Chris Tiller, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Fieldin Culbreth, 3B - Jim Reynolds
Time of Game: 3:24   Attendance: 36091


Starting Lineups:

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

PIRATES 1ST: McLouth singled to center; F. Sanchez singled to
right [McLouth to third]; Doumit out on a sacrifice fly to
center [McLouth scored]; Bay homered [F. Sanchez scored]; Nady
singled to center; Adam LaRoche lined to third; Mientkiewicz
singled to left [Nady to second]; Snell singled to center [Nady
scored, Mientkiewicz to third]; Wilson popped to first; 4 R, 6
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui walked; Bourn singled to left [Matsui to
second]; Berkman walked [Matsui to third, Bourn to second]; Lee
popped to second; Loretta singled to left [Matsui scored, Bourn
scored, Berkman to third]; Pence forced Loretta (shortstop to
second) [Berkman scored]; Pence stole second; Wigginton struck
out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 3.

PIRATES 2ND: McLouth reached on an error by Berkman [McLouth to
second]; F. Sanchez doubled to right [McLouth scored
(unearned)]; Doumit popped to second; Bay grounded out (third to
first) [F. Sanchez to third]; Nady grounded out (third to
first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus struck out; Moehler was called out on
strikes; Matsui homered; Bourn singled to left; Bourn stole
second; Berkman walked; Lee struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 5, Astros 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Adam LaRoche doubled; Mientkiewicz doubled to right
[Adam LaRoche scored]; Snell grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Mientkiewicz to third]; SAMPSON REPLACED MOEHLER (PITCHING);
Wilson popped to third; McLouth was walked intentionally; F.
Sanchez was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 6, Astros 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Loretta was called out on strikes; Pence popped to
second; Wigginton doubled to center; Snell threw a wild pitch
[Wigginton to third]; Ausmus doubled to center [Wigginton
scored]; Sampson struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6,
Astros 5.

PIRATES 4TH: Doumit grounded out (first unassisted); Bay flied
to right; Nady grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: BEAM REPLACED SNELL (PITCHING); Matsui walked; Bourn
flied to center; Matsui stole second; Berkman singled to center
[Matsui scored]; Lee flied to center; Loretta singled to center
[Berkman to second]; Pence popped to catcher; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 6.

PIRATES 5TH: Adam LaRoche grounded out (second to first);
Mientkiewicz singled to center; GOMEZ BATTED FOR BEAM; Gomez
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Mientkiewicz out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: OSORIA REPLACED GOMEZ (PITCHING); Wigginton grounded
out (shortstop to first); Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to
first); NEWHAN BATTED FOR SAMPSON; Newhan flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 6.

PIRATES 6TH: GEARY REPLACED NEWHAN (PITCHING); Wilson popped to
first; McLouth struck out; F. Sanchez was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Matsui grounded out (shortstop to first); Bourn
lined to first; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 6, Astros 6.

PIRATES 7TH: Doumit singled to center; Bay popped to second;
Nady singled to left [Doumit to second]; Adam LaRoche walked
[Doumit to third, Nady to second]; Mientkiewicz singled to right
[Doumit scored, Nady to third, Adam LaRoche to second]; MICHAELS
BATTED FOR OSORIA; Michaels forced Mientkiewicz (shortstop to
second) [Nady scored, Adam LaRoche to third]; Wilson struck out;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: YATES REPLACED MICHAELS (PITCHING); Lee singled to
right; Loretta singled to center [Lee to second]; Pence grounded
into a double play (third to first) [Loretta to second, Lee out
at third]; Wigginton walked; BLUM BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Blum
singled to right [Loretta scored, Wigginton to second]; ERSTAD
BATTED FOR GEARY; GRABOW REPLACED YATES (PITCHING); Erstad
forced Wigginton (third unassisted) [Blum to second]; 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: QUINTERO REPLACED ERSTAD (PLAYING C ); WRIGHT
REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); McLouth walked; F. Sanchez grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [McLouth out
at second]; Doumit flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 8, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Matsui walked; Bourn out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Matsui to second]; Berkman flied to center;
Lee flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 7.

PIRATES 9TH: BROCAIL REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Bay grounded
out (third to first); Nady popped to first; Adam LaRoche singled
to center; Mientkiewicz walked [Adam LaRoche to second]; J.
BAUTISTA BATTED FOR GRABOW; Brocail threw a wild pitch [Adam
LaRoche to third, Mientkiewicz to second]; J. Bautista struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 7.

ASTROS 9TH: MARTE REPLACED MIENTKIEWICZ (PITCHING); J. BAUTISTA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Loretta grounded out (third to
first); Pence grounded out (second to first); Wigginton walked;
TEJADA BATTED FOR BROCAIL; Tejada struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 8, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          8  14   0    9
 Astros           7  11   1   10


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