Houston Astros 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Regular Season Game 116
Played on Sunday, August 15, 2010 (D) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  4  1
HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  4    2  1  x  -   8 11  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
A. McCutchen cf               3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Jones 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Tabata lf                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Alvarez 3b                    1   1   0   0       3   1       1   1
Walker 2b                     2   0   1   0       1   0       2   2
Milledge rf                   4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Snyder c                      3   0   1   1       0   2       5   2
Diaz ss                       2   0   0   0       1   2       0   3
  Young ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Karstens p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gallagher p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  LaRoche ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  D. McCutchen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ledezma p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Park p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   2   4   2       5   8      24   8

FIELDING - 
E: Alvarez (8).

BATTING - 
SH: Walker (1,off Happ).
SF: Snyder (2,off Happ).
HBP: A. McCutchen (4,by Melancon).
GDP: Jones (14,off Byrdak).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   0   0       1   3       2   0
Sanchez ss                    5   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Pence rf                      4   3   3   1       0   0       5   0
Lee lf                        4   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Keppinger 2b                  2   0   0   2       0   0       1   4
Wallace 1b                    3   1   0   0       0   1       6   1
Johnson 3b                    4   2   3   1       0   0       0   1
Castro c                      4   1   2   1       0   1      10   0
Happ p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Feliz ph                    1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Melancon p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   8  11   8       1   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Keppinger-Sanchez-Wallace-Castro, Keppinger-Sanchez-Wallace.

BATTING - 
2B: Pence 2 (24,off Karstens,off D. McCutchen); Feliz (12,off Gallagher); Sanchez
(7,off D. McCutchen).
HR: Johnson (6,8th inning off Park 0 on 0 out).
SF: Keppinger 2 (3,off Karstens,off D. McCutchen).
HBP: Wallace (3,by Karstens).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pence (15,2nd base off Karstens/Snyder).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Karstens L(2-9)               5.2   7   5   5   0   5   0  26
Gallagher                     0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
D. McCutchen                  0.2   2   2   2   0   0   0   4
Ledezma                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Park                          1     1   1   1   1   0   1   5
Totals                        8    11   8   8   1   6   1  38

HBP: Karstens (1,Wallace).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Happ W(3-1)                   6     3   2   2   4   5   0  24
Melancon                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   4
Byrdak                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Fulchino                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     4   2   2   5   8   0  35

Melancon faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
Byrdak faced 2 batters in the 9th inning
WP: Happ (2).
HBP: Melancon (1,A. McCutchen).

Umpires: HP - Alan Porter (left in the 6th inning), 1B - Jerry Layne, 2B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 
3B - David Rackley; Hunter Wendelstedt moved to HP in the 6th inning
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 34372


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. A. McCutchen        cf        Bourn               cf
2. Jones               1b        Sanchez             ss
3. Tabata              lf        Pence               rf
4. Alvarez             3b        Lee                 lf
5. Walker              2b        Keppinger           2b
6. Milledge            rf        Wallace             1b
7. Snyder              c         Johnson             3b
8. Diaz                ss        Castro              c
9. Karstens            p         Happ                p

PIRATES 1ST: A. McCutchen flied to right; Jones grounded out
(second to first); Tabata struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn struck out; Sanchez flied to right; Pence
reached on an error by Alvarez; Lee forced Pence (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Alvarez struck out; Walker popped to second;
Milledge flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Keppinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Wallace
struck out; Johnson singled to left; Castro singled to center
[Johnson to second]; Happ grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Snyder singled to shortstop; Happ threw a wild
pitch [Snyder to second]; Diaz walked; On a bunt Karstens made
an out to pitcher; A. McCutchen struck out; Jones popped to
catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn flied to center; Sanchez grounded out (catcher
to first); Pence singled to center; Pence stole second; Lee
singled to center [Pence scored]; Keppinger lined to third; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 1.

PIRATES 4TH: Tabata singled to center; Alvarez walked [Tabata to
second]; Walker out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Tabata to third, Alvarez to second]; Milledge singled to center
[Tabata scored, Alvarez to third]; Snyder out on a sacrifice fly
to right [Alvarez scored]; Diaz struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Wallace flied to right; Johnson flied to left;
Castro struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Karstens struck out; A. McCutchen flied to right;
Jones grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Happ was called out on strikes; Bourn struck out;
Sanchez flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 1.

PIRATES 6TH: Tabata lined to center; Alvarez walked; Walker
walked [Alvarez to second]; Milledge hit into a double play
(second to shortstop) [Alvarez out at home (shortstop to first
to catcher), Walker out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Pirates 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Pence doubled; on the third pitch to Carlos Lee,
he hit HP umpire Alan Porter on the left top side of the head
with the follow through of the swing; Porter received five
stitches due to the laceration; Lee flied to right [Pence to
third]; Keppinger out on a sacrifice fly to right [Pence
scored]; Wallace was hit by a pitch; Johnson singled to
shortstop [Wallace to second]; Castro singled to right [Wallace
scored, Johnson to third (on throw to home)]; FELIZ BATTED FOR
HAPP; GALLAGHER REPLACED KARSTENS (PITCHING); Feliz doubled to
center [Johnson scored, Castro scored]; Bourn struck out
(catcher to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 5.

PIRATES 7TH: MELANCON REPLACED FELIZ (PITCHING); Snyder was
called out on strikes; Diaz was called out on strikes; LAROCHE
BATTED FOR GALLAGHER; LaRoche grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: D. MCCUTCHEN REPLACED LAROCHE (PITCHING); Sanchez
doubled to left; Pence doubled to center [Sanchez scored]; Lee
flied to left [Pence to third]; Keppinger out on a sacrifice fly
to center [Pence scored]; LEDEZMA REPLACED D. MCCUTCHEN
(PITCHING); Wallace grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 7.

PIRATES 8TH: A. McCutchen was hit by a pitch; BYRDAK REPLACED
MELANCON (PITCHING); Jones grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [A. McCutchen out at second]; Tabata
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: PARK REPLACED LEDEZMA (PITCHING); Johnson homered;
Castro grounded out (second to first); Byrdak grounded out
(first unassisted); Bourn walked; Sanchez forced Bourn
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 2, Astros
8.

PIRATES 9TH: Alvarez walked; Walker singled to left [Alvarez to
second]; FULCHINO REPLACED BYRDAK (PITCHING); Milledge flied to
center; Snyder struck out; YOUNG BATTED FOR DIAZ; Young grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 2,
Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          2   4   1    6
 Astros           8  11   0    6


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