Houston Astros 9, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 145
Played on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    2  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  4  1
HOU N    3  0  2    1  2  1    0  0  x  -   9 15  1
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    2   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Morgan cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
F. Sanchez 2b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Rivas 2b                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Doumit c                      3   1   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Paulino c                   1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Adam LaRoche 1b               4   0   1   1       0   0       8   4
Michaels lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Pearce rf                     3   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Andy LaRoche 3b               3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Bixler ss                     3   0   0   0       0   2       3   3
Ohlendorf p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Diaz ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  J. Chavez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hansen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gomez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   4   3       1   4      24  15

FIELDING - 
E: Paulino (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Adam LaRoche (27,off Wolf).
HR: Pearce (1,7th inning off Wolf 0 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 2.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Erstad lf                     5   2   3   1       0   0       1   0
Tejada ss                     4   2   3   0       0   0       0   3
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
x  Saccomanno ph,1b           0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Berkman 1b                    4   3   3   4       0   1       9   0
  Abercrombie ph              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blum 3b                       4   1   2   1       1   1       2   3
Pence rf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       7   0
Newhan 2b                     4   0   1   2       0   1       0   1
Quintero c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Wolf p                        3   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Maysonet ph,ss              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       38   9  15   9       1   7      27  10

x - reached first on interference.
FIELDING - 
E: Quintero (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (45,off Ohlendorf); Erstad (16,off Ohlendorf); Pence (32,off J.
Chavez).
3B: Blum (1,off Davis).
HR: Berkman (28,1st inning off Ohlendorf 2 on 1 out).
HBP: Quintero (4,by Davis).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (38,2nd base off Ohlendorf/Doumit).
CS: Blum (2,Home by Ohlendorf/Doumit).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ohlendorf L(0-1)              4     9   6   6   1   3   1  21
Davis                         1     3   2   2   0   0   0   7
J. Chavez                     1     3   1   1   0   2   0   6
Hansen                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Capps                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        8    15   9   9   1   7   1  41

WP: Ohlendorf (1).
BK: Ohlendorf (1).
HBP: Davis (2,Quintero).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wolf W(10-11)                 7     4   3   3   1   4   1  26
Geary                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Byrdak                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   3   3   1   4   1  32


Umpires: HP - Bill Welke, 1B - D.J. Reyburn, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Tim Welke
Replay: home run (6th inning, Hunter Pence at bat, call upheld)
Time of Game: 2:39   Attendance: 30034


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. McLouth             cf        Bourn               cf
2. F. Sanchez          2b        Erstad              lf
3. Doumit              c         Tejada              ss
4. Adam LaRoche        1b        Berkman             1b
5. Michaels            lf        Blum                3b
6. Pearce              rf        Pence               rf
7. Andy LaRoche        3b        Newhan              2b
8. Bixler              ss        Quintero            c
9. Ohlendorf           p         Wolf                p

PIRATES 1ST: McLouth walked; F. Sanchez grounded out (third to
first) [McLouth to second]; Doumit singled to left [McLouth
scored]; Adam LaRoche doubled to right [Doumit scored, Adam
LaRoche to third (error by Quintero)]; Michaels struck out;
Pearce flied to right; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (second to first); Erstad singled
to left; Tejada singled to left [Erstad to second]; Berkman
homered [Erstad scored, Tejada scored]; Blum lined to shortstop;
Pence struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 2ND: Andy LaRoche grounded out (second to first); Bixler
struck out; Ohlendorf flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: RIVAS REPLACED F. SANCHEZ (PLAYING 2B); Newhan
popped to catcher; Pirates second baseman Freddy Sanchez left
the game due to an injured head; Quintero singled to left;
Wolf struck out; Bourn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 3.

PIRATES 3RD: McLouth lined to first; Rivas flied to right;
Doumit grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Erstad singled to center; Tejada singled to left
[Erstad to second]; Berkman doubled to right [Erstad scored,
Tejada to third]; Blum walked; Pence forced Tejada (third to
catcher) [Berkman to third, Blum to second]; Newhan forced Pence
(first to shortstop) [Berkman scored, Blum to third]; Blum was
caught stealing home (pitcher to first to shortstop to catcher);
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 5.

PIRATES 4TH: Adam LaRoche popped to third; Michaels grounded out
(shortstop to first); Pearce flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Quintero grounded out (third to first); Wolf was
called out on strikes; Bourn singled to center; Bourn stole
second; Ohlendorf balked [Bourn to third]; Erstad doubled to
center [Bourn scored]; Ohlendorf threw a wild pitch [Erstad to
third]; Tejada grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 6.

PIRATES 5TH: Andy LaRoche grounded out (shortstop to first);
Bixler was called out on strikes; DIAZ BATTED FOR OHLENDORF;
Diaz singled to center; McLouth popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 6.

ASTROS 5TH: DAVIS REPLACED DIAZ (PITCHING); Berkman singled to
left; Blum tripled to right [Berkman scored]; Pence grounded out
(second to first); Newhan singled to right [Blum scored];
Quintero was hit by a pitch [Newhan to second]; Wolf grounded
out (first to pitcher) [Newhan to third, Quintero to second];
Bourn grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 8.

PIRATES 6TH: Rivas struck out; Doumit grounded out (pitcher to
first); Adam LaRoche flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 8.

ASTROS 6TH: J. CHAVEZ REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Erstad grounded
out (first to pitcher); Tejada singled to left; Berkman struck
out; Blum singled to right [Tejada to second]; Pence doubled to
right [Tejada scored, Blum to third]; the ball struck the top
of the wall and was called in play; crew chief Tim welke watched
the replay and upheld the call; this was the second usage of the
replay system; Newhan struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 9.

PIRATES 7TH: Michaels grounded out (third to first); Pearce
homered; Andy LaRoche grounded out (shortstop to first); Bixler
flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 9.

ASTROS 7TH: MORGAN REPLACED MCLOUTH (PLAYING CF); PAULINO
REPLACED DOUMIT (PLAYING C ); HANSEN REPLACED J. CHAVEZ
(PITCHING); Quintero grounded out (shortstop to first); MAYSONET
BATTED FOR WOLF; Maysonet popped to second; Bourn grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 9.

PIRATES 8TH: GEARY REPLACED TEJADA (PITCHING); MAYSONET STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); GOMEZ BATTED FOR HANSEN; Gomez flied to
right; Morgan flied to center; Rivas flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 9.

ASTROS 8TH: CAPPS REPLACED GOMEZ (PITCHING); Erstad grounded out
(second to first); SACCOMANNO BATTED FOR GEARY; Saccomanno
reached on catcher's interference by Paulino; ABERCROMBIE BATTED
FOR BERKMAN; Abercrombie struck out; Blum was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 9.

PIRATES 9TH: SACCOMANNO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BYRDAK
REPLACED ABERCROMBIE (PITCHING); Paulino grounded out (shortstop
to first); Adam LaRoche lined to right; Michaels grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          3   4   1    2
 Astros           9  15   1    8


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