Houston Astros 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    1  1  0    0  2  0  -   4  9  0
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  5    0  0  x  -   7  9  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan lf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
McLouth cf                    4   1   2   1       0   0       5   0
Doumit c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Adam LaRoche 1b               4   1   2   2       0   0       3   0
Moss rf                       4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Yates p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Andy LaRoche 3b               4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz 2b                       3   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Gomez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bixler ss                     3   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
  Mientkiewicz ph             1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gorzelanny p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Beam p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. Bautista p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph,rf              1   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   9   4       1   2      24   5

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (7,off Moehler); McLouth (42,off Wright); Adam LaRoche (28,off Byrdak).
HR: Adam LaRoche (19,4th inning off Moehler 0 on 1 out).
SH: Beam (1,off Moehler).
GDP: Bixler (1,off Sampson).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Erstad lf                     3   0   0   1       1   2       2   0
Loretta 2b                    4   1   1   0       1   3       4   7
Tejada ss                     3   1   2   4       1   0       1   2
Berkman 1b                    2   1   0   0       2   1      13   0
Pence rf                      4   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
Castillo 3b                   4   1   2   0       0   0       2   2
Abercrombie cf                4   1   3   0       0   1       3   0
Quintero c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Moehler p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Newhan ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Saccomanno ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7   9   7       6   8      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Tejada-Loretta-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (34,off Beam); Abercrombie (4,off D. Bautista).
HR: Pence (22,2nd inning off Gorzelanny 1 on 0 out); Tejada (13,6th inning
off D. Bautista 3 on 2 out).
SF: Erstad (2,off D. Bautista).
IBB: Berkman (15,by Beam).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Abercrombie (3,2nd base off Gorzelanny/Doumit).
CS: Erstad (3,2nd base by Beam/Doumit).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gorzelanny                    2.1   3   2   2   2   2   1  12
Beam                          2.1   2   0   0   2   2   0  10
D. Bautista L(4-3)            1.1   3   5   5   2   0   1   9
Grabow                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Yates                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8     9   7   7   6   8   2  38

IBB: Beam (4,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler W(11-6)               6     5   2   2   0   0   1  23
Sampson                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Wright                        0.1   1   2   2   1   1   0   3
Byrdak                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Valverde SV(42)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   4   4   1   2   1  36


Umpires: HP - D.J. Reyburn, 1B - Chris Guccione, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Bill Welke
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 26859


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Morgan              lf        Erstad              lf
2. McLouth             cf        Loretta             2b
3. Doumit              c         Tejada              ss
4. Adam LaRoche        1b        Berkman             1b
5. Moss                rf        Pence               rf
6. Andy LaRoche        3b        Castillo            3b
7. Cruz                2b        Abercrombie         cf
8. Bixler              ss        Quintero            c
9. Gorzelanny          p         Moehler             p

PIRATES 1ST: Morgan flied to center; McLouth singled to right;
Doumit lined to second; Adam LaRoche grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Erstad grounded out (pitcher to first); Loretta
struck out; Tejada grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Moss grounded out (catcher to first); Andy LaRoche
grounded out (third to first); Cruz singled to right; Bixler
forced Cruz (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman walked; Pence homered [Berkman scored];
Castillo flied to right; Abercrombie singled to first;
Abercrombie stole second; Quintero popped to shortstop; Moehler
lined to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 3RD: Gorzelanny grounded out (third to first); Morgan
flied to center; McLouth flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Erstad struck out; Loretta singled to shortstop;
Tejada walked [Loretta to second]; BEAM REPLACED GORZELANNY
(PITCHING); Berkman struck out; Pirates pitcher Tom
Gorzelanny left the game due to an injured hand/wrist; Pence
forced Tejada (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 4TH: Doumit grounded out (first unassisted); Adam
LaRoche homered; Moss grounded out (second to first); Andy
LaRoche grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Castillo flied to left; Abercrombie singled to
center; Quintero flied to center; Moehler grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 2.

PIRATES 5TH: Cruz grounded out (second to first); Bixler singled
to left; Beam out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Bixler to second]; Morgan doubled [Bixler scored]; McLouth
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Erstad walked; Erstad was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Loretta struck out; Tejada doubled to
left; Berkman was walked intentionally; D. BAUTISTA REPLACED
BEAM (PITCHING); Pence popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Doumit grounded out (second to first); Adam LaRoche
grounded out (pitcher to first); Moss grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Castillo singled to left; Abercrombie doubled to
left [Castillo to third]; Quintero flied to right; NEWHAN BATTED
FOR MOEHLER; Newhan walked; Erstad out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Castillo scored]; Loretta walked [Abercrombie to third,
Newhan to second]; Tejada homered [Abercrombie scored, Newhan
scored, Loretta scored]; Berkman flied to center; 5 R, 3 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 7.

PIRATES 7TH: SAMPSON REPLACED NEWHAN (PITCHING); Andy LaRoche
lined to third; Cruz singled to left; Bixler grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Cruz out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: GRABOW REPLACED D. BAUTISTA (PITCHING); Pence struck
out; Castillo singled to center; Abercrombie struck out;
Quintero flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED SAMPSON (PITCHING); MICHAELS BATTED
FOR GRABOW; Michaels walked; Morgan struck out; McLouth doubled
to left [Michaels scored]; BYRDAK REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING);
Doumit lined to third; Adam LaRoche doubled to center [McLouth
scored]; Moss was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 4, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: YATES REPLACED MOSS (PITCHING); MICHAELS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); SACCOMANNO BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Saccomanno
flied to center; Erstad struck out; Loretta struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

PIRATES 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED SACCOMANNO (PITCHING); Andy
LaRoche popped to shortstop; GOMEZ BATTED FOR CRUZ; Gomez flied
to left; MIENTKIEWICZ BATTED FOR BIXLER; Mientkiewicz singled to
second; Mientkiewicz advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Mientkiewicz to second]; Michaels flied to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          4   9   0    5
 Astros           7   9   0    7


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