Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 156
Played on Sunday, September 26, 2010 (D) at PNC Park

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  8  1
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  2    3  4  x  -   9 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourgeois cf                  5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Sanchez ss                    3   1   0   0       1   1       1   4
Pence rf                      3   2   2   2       1   0       4   0
Lee 1b                        4   0   2   1       0   1       7   0
Keppinger 2b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Michaels lf                   4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Johnson 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Castro c                      4   0   1   0       0   3       6   1
Happ p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Downs ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Melancon p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Abad p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paulino p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogusevic ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       3  10      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Castro (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Lee (28,off Maholm); Michaels (12,off Maholm); Castro (8,off Park).
HR: Pence (25,8th inning off Meek 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Johnson (6,off Maholm); Keppinger (15,off Maholm).
Team LOB: 7.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
A. McCutchen cf               3   2   2   0       1   0       2   0
Tabata lf                     5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Walker 2b                     5   1   2   3       0   1       2   2
Jones rf,1b                   3   1   0   1       1   1       3   0
Alvarez 3b                    5   1   3   2       0   1       0   4
Cedeno ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   5
LaRoche 1b                    2   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Presley rf                  1   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Snyder c                      4   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Maholm p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Young ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Ciriaco pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meek p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Doumit ph                   1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Park p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   9  11   8       3   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Walker-Cedeno-LaRoche, Cedeno-Walker-LaRoche.
E: Cedeno (14).

BATTING - 
2B: Alvarez (20,off Abad); Walker (27,off Byrdak).
SF: LaRoche (1,off Happ); Jones (8,off Byrdak).
HBP: A. McCutchen (5,by Happ).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tabata (18,2nd base off Happ/Castro).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Happ L(6-3)                   6     4   2   0   2   4   0  26
Melancon                      0.1   1   2   2   1   1   0   3
Abad                          0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Lopez                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Paulino                       0.1   3   4   4   0   0   0   5
Byrdak                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8    11   9   7   3   6   0  41

WP: Paulino (6).
HBP: Happ (1,A. McCutchen).

Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maholm W(9-15)                7     6   1   1   1   7   0  27
Meek                          1     1   2   2   1   2   1   5
Park                          1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   3   3   3  10   1  37


Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Todd Tichenor, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - Alan Porter
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 23208


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Bourgeois           cf        A. McCutchen        cf
2. Sanchez             ss        Tabata              lf
3. Pence               rf        Walker              2b
4. Lee                 1b        Jones               rf
5. Keppinger           2b        Alvarez             3b
6. Michaels            lf        Cedeno              ss
7. Johnson             3b        LaRoche             1b
8. Castro              c         Snyder              c
9. Happ                p         Maholm              p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourgeois grounded out (first unassisted); Sanchez
struck out; Pence singled to center; Lee doubled to left [Pence
scored]; Keppinger grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

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

ASTROS 2ND: Michaels doubled to center; Johnson grounded out
(third to first); Castro was called out on strikes; Happ struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Alvarez singled to first; Cedeno flied to center;
LaRoche singled to third [Alvarez to second]; Snyder grounded
out (first unassisted) [Alvarez to third, LaRoche to second];
Maholm grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourgeois grounded out (third to first); Sanchez
flied to right; Pence walked; Lee forced Pence (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: A. McCutchen was hit by a pitch; Tabata forced A.
McCutchen (shortstop to second); Walker popped to shortstop;
Tabata stole second; Jones grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Keppinger flied to center; Michaels singled to left;
Johnson grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Michaels out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Alvarez flied to right; Cedeno flied to center;
LaRoche grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Castro struck out; Happ struck out; Bourgeois
singled to first; Sanchez reached on an error by Cedeno
[Bourgeois to second]; Pence flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Snyder flied to left; Maholm was called out on
strikes; A. McCutchen singled to left; Tabata struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Lee singled to left; Keppinger grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Lee out at second];
Michaels grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Walker grounded out (third to first); Jones walked;
Alvarez singled to left [Jones to third]; Cedeno reached on a
fielder's choice [Jones scored (error by Castro; assist by
Johnson) (unearned) (no RBI), Alvarez to third]; LaRoche out on
a sacrifice fly to right [Alvarez scored (unearned)]; Snyder
lined to center; 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates
2.

ASTROS 7TH: Johnson struck out; Castro struck out; DOWNS BATTED
FOR HAPP; Downs grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 7TH: MELANCON REPLACED DOWNS (PITCHING); YOUNG BATTED
FOR MAHOLM; Young walked; CIRIACO RAN FOR YOUNG; A. McCutchen
singled to left [Ciriaco to second]; Tabata struck out; ABAD
REPLACED MELANCON (PITCHING); Walker singled to left [Ciriaco
scored, A. McCutchen to second]; Jones flied to center; Alvarez
doubled to right [A. McCutchen scored, Walker scored]; LOPEZ
REPLACED ABAD (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded out (third to first);
3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 8TH: JONES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); PRESLEY
REPLACED LAROCHE (PLAYING RF); MEEK REPLACED CIRIACO (PITCHING);
Bourgeois struck out; Sanchez walked; Pence homered [Sanchez
scored]; Lee struck out; Keppinger grounded out (shortstop to
first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 8TH: PAULINO REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Presley singled
to right; Paulino threw a wild pitch [Presley to second]; Snyder
reached on a fielder's choice [Presley to third]; DOUMIT BATTED
FOR MEEK; Doumit singled to right [Presley scored, Snyder to
third]; A. McCutchen reached on a fielder's choice [Snyder out
at home (shortstop to catcher), Doumit to second]; Tabata
singled to shortstop [Doumit to third, A. McCutchen to second];
BYRDAK REPLACED PAULINO (PITCHING); Walker doubled to right
[Doumit scored, A. McCutchen scored, Tabata to third]; Jones out
on a sacrifice fly to right [Tabata scored, Walker to third];
Alvarez struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 9.

ASTROS 9TH: PARK REPLACED DOUMIT (PITCHING); Michaels struck
out; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Castro doubled
to right; BOGUSEVIC BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Bogusevic walked;
Bourgeois flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3,
Pirates 9.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   8   1    7
 Pirates          9  11   1    8


Data courtesy of Retrosheet