Houston Astros 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Regular Season Game 9
Played on Thursday, April 16, 2009 (D) at PNC Park

HOU N    0  1  1    1  0  3    0  0  0  -   6 10  0
PIT N    2  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   2   1   0       2   0       2   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   2   0       1   0       4   2
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   3       1   1       8   3
Lee lf                        4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hawkins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   1   1   1       1   1       2   0
Blum 3b                       5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Keppinger 2b                  2   1   1   0       1   0       1   1
  Smith ph,2b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Ortiz p                       2   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph,lf              2   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Totals                       36   6  10   6       7   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sampson-Tejada-Berkman, Tejada-Smith-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (3,off Hansen); Bourn (1,off Burnett).
3B: Keppinger (1,off Karstens).
HR: Pence (3,2nd inning off Karstens 0 on 1 out); Berkman (2,6th inning off
Burnett 2 on 2 out).
GDP: Berkman (1,off Grabow).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (1,2nd base off Karstens/Jaramillo); Pence (1,2nd base off Capps/Jaramillo).

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan lf                     5   1   3   1       0   0       1   0
Wilson ss                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   4
Sanchez 2b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
McLouth cf                    4   1   1   0       0   1       5   0
Adam LaRoche 1b               4   0   2   1       0   1      10   0
Moss rf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Andy LaRoche 3b               4   0   1   0       0   1       1   3
Jaramillo c                   3   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
  Hinske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Karstens p                    0   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Monroe ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hansen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Yates p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vazquez ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grabow p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Doumit ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3  10   2       3   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Andy LaRoche-Sanchez-Adam LaRoche.

BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (2,off Ortiz); Adam LaRoche 2 (3,off Ortiz,off Sampson).
3B: Morgan (2,off Ortiz).
SH: Wilson (1,off Ortiz).
GDP: Jaramillo (1,off Sampson); Andy LaRoche (1,off Byrdak).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ortiz                         4.2   5   3   3   2   2   0  21
Wright W(1-0)                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Sampson                       1.2   3   0   0   1   0   0   8
Byrdak                        1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Hawkins SV(1)                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   3   3   3   4   0  38

WP: Ortiz (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Karstens                      4     4   3   3   5   1   1  21
Hansen                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Burnett L(0-1)                1     2   3   3   1   1   1   6
Yates                         1     2   0   0   0   3   0   5
Grabow                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Capps                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   6   6   7   6   2  43


Umpires: HP - Randy Marsh, 1B - Brian Knight, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - James Hoye
Time of Game: 3:28   Attendance: 13877


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Bourn               cf        Morgan              lf
2. Tejada              ss        Wilson              ss
3. Berkman             1b        Sanchez             2b
4. Lee                 lf        McLouth             cf
5. Pence               rf        Adam LaRoche        1b
6. Blum                3b        Moss                rf
7. I. Rodriguez        c         Andy LaRoche        3b
8. Keppinger           2b        Jaramillo           c
9. Ortiz               p         Karstens            p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (pitcher to first); Tejada
grounded out (third to first); Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Morgan doubled to right; Wilson out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Morgan to third]; Ortiz threw a wild
pitch [Morgan scored]; Sanchez lined to first; McLouth singled
to right; Adam LaRoche doubled to center [McLouth scored]; Moss
lined to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Pence
homered; Blum flied to center; I. Rodriguez walked; Keppinger
walked [I. Rodriguez to second]; Ortiz flied to right; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 2ND: Andy LaRoche struck out; Jaramillo grounded out
(second to first); Debut game for Jason Jaramillo;
Karstens walked; Morgan tripled to right [Karstens scored];
Wilson popped to first; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
3.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn walked; Bourn stole second; Tejada grounded
out (third to first) [Bourn to third]; Berkman walked; Lee
forced Berkman (shortstop to second) [Bourn scored]; Pence
popped to first; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 3RD: Sanchez flied to right; McLouth grounded out (first
to pitcher); Adam LaRoche grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Blum flied to center; I. Rodriguez flied to center;
Keppinger tripled to right; Ortiz singled to left [Keppinger
scored]; Bourn walked [Ortiz to second]; Tejada singled to
pitcher [Ortiz to third, Bourn to second]; Berkman flied to
center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Moss grounded out (first to pitcher); Andy LaRoche
flied to center; Jaramillo singled to right; MONROE BATTED FOR
KARSTENS; Monroe struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 3.

ASTROS 5TH: HANSEN REPLACED MONROE (PITCHING); Lee doubled to
right; Pence flied to left; Blum grounded out (second to first)
[Lee to third]; I. Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 5TH: Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first); Wilson
lined to right; Sanchez walked; WRIGHT REPLACED ORTIZ
(PITCHING); McLouth popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: BURNETT REPLACED HANSEN (PITCHING); Keppinger
grounded out (shortstop to first); MICHAELS BATTED FOR WRIGHT;
Michaels was called out on strikes; Bourn doubled to center;
Tejada walked; Berkman homered [Bourn scored, Tejada scored];
Lee flied to right; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: SAMPSON REPLACED LEE (PITCHING); MICHAELS STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING LF); Adam LaRoche doubled to center; Moss flied to
left; Andy LaRoche singled to right [Adam LaRoche to third];
Jaramillo grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Andy LaRoche out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 6, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: YATES REPLACED BURNETT (PITCHING); Pence struck out;
Blum singled to right; I. Rodriguez singled to right [Blum to
second]; SMITH BATTED FOR KEPPINGER; Smith struck out; Michaels
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: SMITH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); VAZQUEZ BATTED
FOR YATES; Vazquez grounded out (second to first); Morgan
singled to right; Wilson walked [Morgan to second]; Sanchez
flied to center [Morgan to third]; BYRDAK REPLACED SAMPSON
(PITCHING); McLouth was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 8TH: GRABOW REPLACED VAZQUEZ (PITCHING); Bourn grounded
out (second to first); Tejada singled to right; Berkman grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Tejada out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Adam LaRoche was called out on strikes; Moss
singled to right; Andy LaRoche grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Moss out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 9TH: CAPPS REPLACED GRABOW (PITCHING); ERSTAD BATTED FOR
BYRDAK; Erstad popped to third; Pence walked; Blum flied to
center; Pence stole second; I. Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 9TH: HAWKINS REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); HINSKE BATTED
FOR JARAMILLO; Hinske flied to left; DOUMIT BATTED FOR CAPPS;
Doumit singled to right; Morgan forced Doumit (shortstop
unassisted); Wilson forced Morgan (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6  10   0   10
 Pirates          3  10   0    8


Data courtesy of Retrosheet