Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Regular Season Game 147
Played on Thursday, September 11, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  3
HOU N    0  0  1    0  5  0    0  0  x  -   6  7  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McLouth cf                    3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Rivas 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Doumit c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Adam LaRoche 1b               3   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Mientkiewicz 3b               3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Pearce rf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Moss lf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Cruz ss                       3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Duke p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Salas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gomez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hansen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Chavez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   0   3   0       0   4      24   7

FIELDING - 
E: Mientkiewicz 2 (7), Duke (2).

BATTING - 
GDP: Doumit (8,off Oswalt); Pearce (1,off Oswalt); Michaels (9,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 0.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Erstad lf                     4   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Loretta 2b                    2   0   0   1       1   0       1   4
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   1       0   0       2   4
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1      15   1
Pence rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Castillo 3b                   4   1   1   0       0   2       0   2
Abercrombie cf                4   2   2   1       0   2       1   0
Ausmus c                      3   1   1   0       1   0       4   1
Oswalt p                      3   1   1   2       0   0       1   4
Totals                       31   6   7   6       3   7      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Oswalt-Tejada-Berkman, Tejada-Loretta-Berkman, Oswalt-Tejada-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (35,off Duke).
SH: Oswalt (4,off Duke).
SF: Loretta (5,off Duke).
IBB: Berkman (16,by Salas).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Duke L(5-14)                  4.2   6   6   2   0   1   0  21
Salas                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Hansen                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
J. Chavez                     2     1   0   0   2   4   0   9
Totals                        8     7   6   2   3   7   0  36

WP: J. Chavez (2).
IBB: Salas (3,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(15-9)                9     3   0   0   0   4   0  27


Umpires: HP - Chris Guccione, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - D.J. Reyburn
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 31101


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. McLouth             cf        Erstad              lf
2. Rivas               2b        Loretta             2b
3. Doumit              c         Tejada              ss
4. Adam LaRoche        1b        Berkman             1b
5. Mientkiewicz        3b        Pence               rf
6. Pearce              rf        Castillo            3b
7. Moss                lf        Abercrombie         cf
8. Cruz                ss        Ausmus              c
9. Duke                p         Oswalt              p

PIRATES 1ST: McLouth grounded out (first to pitcher); Rivas
singled to left; Doumit grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Rivas out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Erstad flied to left; Loretta grounded out (third to
first); Tejada popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Adam LaRoche grounded out (first unassisted);
Mientkiewicz flied to left; Pearce flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman flied to right; Pence flied to right;
Castillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Moss flied to left; Cruz grounded out (pitcher to
first); Duke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: On a bunt Abercrombie singled to pitcher
[Abercrombie to third (error by Duke)]; Ausmus grounded out
(third to first); Oswalt out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Abercrombie scored (unearned)]; Erstad grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: McLouth was called out on strikes; Rivas grounded
out (third to first); Doumit grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Loretta grounded out (shortstop to first); Tejada
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Adam LaRoche grounded out (second to first);
Mientkiewicz grounded out (first unassisted); Pearce grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Pence singled to center; Castillo reached on an
error by Mientkiewicz [Pence to third]; Abercrombie singled to
center [Pence scored (unearned), Castillo to second]; Ausmus
singled to center [Castillo to third, Abercrombie to second];
Oswalt singled to right [Castillo scored, Abercrombie to third,
Ausmus to second]; Erstad grounded out (first unassisted)
[Abercrombie scored, Ausmus to third, Oswalt to second]; Loretta
out on a sacrifice fly to center [Ausmus scored (unearned),
Oswalt to third]; Tejada doubled to left [Oswalt scored
(unearned)]; SALAS REPLACED DUKE (PITCHING); Berkman was walked
intentionally; Pence grounded out (pitcher to first); 5 R (2
ER), 5 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 6.

PIRATES 6TH: Moss grounded out (second to first); Cruz grounded
out (catcher to first); GOMEZ BATTED FOR SALAS; Gomez grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros
6.

ASTROS 6TH: HANSEN REPLACED GOMEZ (PITCHING); Castillo struck
out; Abercrombie was called out on strikes; Ausmus reached on an
error by Mientkiewicz [Ausmus to second]; Oswalt flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 6.

PIRATES 7TH: McLouth struck out; Rivas flied to right; Doumit
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: J. CHAVEZ REPLACED HANSEN (PITCHING); Erstad struck
out; Loretta walked; Tejada grounded out (first unassisted)
[Loretta to second]; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 6.

PIRATES 8TH: Adam LaRoche grounded out (first unassisted);
Mientkiewicz singled to left; Pearce grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Mientkiewicz out at second]; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: Pence struck out; Castillo singled to third;
Abercrombie struck out while Castillo advanced to second on a
wild pitch; Ausmus walked; Oswalt flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 6.

PIRATES 9TH: Moss was called out on strikes; Cruz singled to
center; MICHAELS BATTED FOR J. CHAVEZ; Michaels grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Cruz out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          0   3   3    0
 Astros           6   7   0    6


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