Pittsburgh Pirates 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 101
Played on Friday, July 27, 2012 (N) at Minute Maid Park

PIT N    0  0  0    1  2  0    1  0  2  -   6  9  0
HOU N    0  2  1    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   5 11  0
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Marte lf                      4   0   0   1       0   2       1   0
Presley rf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
  Barajas ph,c                1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
A. McCutchen cf               4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Jones 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Walker 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Alvarez 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
McKenry c                     4   2   3   2       0   0      11   0
  Mercer pr,ss                0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Barmes ss                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Sutton ph,rf                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Karstens p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Resop p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harrison ph                 0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Hughes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McGehee ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   6   9   5       2  10      27   3

BATTING - 
2B: A. McCutchen 2 (19,off Lyles,off Lopez); McKenry (9,off Lyles).
HR: Presley (7,4th inning off Lyles 0 on 1 out); McKenry (9,5th inning off
Lyles 1 on 0 out).
SH: Barmes (6,off F. Rodriguez).
SF: Harrison (1,off F. Rodriguez); Marte (1,off Cedeno).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
M. Gonzalez ss                5   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Johnson 3b                    4   2   3   1       1   1       0   3
Moore 1b                      4   0   0   0       1   1      13   0
J. Martinez lf                5   1   3   1       0   1       1   0
  Schafer pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maxwell cf                    4   1   2   0       1   2       3   0
Francisco rf                  4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bogusevic rf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Snyder c                      3   0   0   0       1   2       8   3
Lyles p                       2   0   0   1       0   1       0   1
  F. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Downs ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p,rf,p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cedeno p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   5  11   5       4  12      27  12

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (21,off Karstens).
3B: Johnson (3,off Hughes).
HR: Johnson (8,3rd inning off Karstens 0 on 0 out); Francisco (1,4th inning
off Karstens 0 on 0 out).
SH: Lyles (4,off Karstens).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Altuve (18,2nd base off Karstens/McKenry); Schafer (24,2nd base off Hanrahan/Barajas).

PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Karstens                      5     6   4   4   3   7   2  25
Resop                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Hughes                        1     3   1   1   1   1   0   7
Watson W(5-1)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Hanrahan SV(31)               1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    11   5   5   4  12   2  43

WP: Karstens (3).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lyles                         6     7   4   4   0   8   2  25
F. Rodriguez                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wright                        1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Lopez                         0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Cruz L(1-1)                   0     1   2   2   2   0   0   3
Cedeno                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        9     9   6   6   2  10   2  38

Lyles faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: Cedeno (2).

Umpires: HP - Alan Porter, 1B - David Rackley, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Derryl Cousins
Replay: home run (4th inning, Ben Francisco at bat, call upheld)
Time of Game: 3:20   Attendance: 24685


Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Houston Astros           
1. Marte               lf        Altuve              2b
2. Presley             rf        M. Gonzalez         ss
3. A. McCutchen        cf        Johnson             3b
4. Jones               1b        Moore               1b
5. Walker              2b        J. Martinez         lf
6. Alvarez             3b        Maxwell             cf
7. McKenry             c         Francisco           rf
8. Barmes              ss        Snyder              c
9. Karstens            p         Lyles               p

PIRATES 1ST: Marte grounded out (shortstop to first); Presley
was called out on strikes; A. McCutchen grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve struck out; M. Gonzalez grounded out (first
to pitcher); Johnson doubled to center; Moore popped to catcher;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Jones struck out; Walker struck out; Alvarez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: J. Martinez singled to left; Maxwell singled to
right [J. Martinez to second]; Francisco singled to center [J.
Martinez scored, Maxwell to third]; Snyder struck out; Lyles
reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Maxwell
scored, Francisco to second]; Altuve forced Lyles (shortstop to
second) [Francisco to third]; Altuve stole second; M. Gonzalez
flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

PIRATES 3RD: McKenry flied to center; Barmes was called out on
strikes; Karstens grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Johnson homered; Moore popped to second; J. Martinez
struck out; Maxwell struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates
0, Astros 3.

PIRATES 4TH: Marte grounded out (shortstop to first); Presley
homered; A. McCutchen doubled to center; Jones grounded out
(shortstop to first) [A. McCutchen to third]; Walker grounded
out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros
3.

ASTROS 4TH: Francisco homered; Ben Francisco's line drive was
touched by a fan as it cleared the fence and was called a home
run; Pirates manager Clint Hurdle asked about the ruling so crew
chief Derryl Cousins watched the replay and upheld the call;
Snyder struck out; Lyles was called out on strikes; Altuve lined
to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Astros 4.

PIRATES 5TH: Alvarez singled to right; McKenry homered [Alvarez
scored]; Barmes struck out; Karstens struck out (catcher to
first); Marte struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: M. Gonzalez was called out on strikes; Johnson
walked; Karstens threw a wild pitch [Johnson to second]; Moore
walked; J. Martinez flied to right; Maxwell walked [Johnson to
third, Moore to second]; Francisco forced Maxwell (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Presley singled to second; A. McCutchen flied to
right; Jones singled to center [Presley to third, Jones to
second (on throw to 3b)]; Walker grounded out (third to first);
Alvarez struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Pirates 3, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: RESOP REPLACED KARSTENS (PITCHING); Snyder lined to
left; Lyles flied to center; Altuve singled to left; M. Gonzalez
popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 3, Astros 4.

PIRATES 7TH: McKenry doubled to left; F. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED
LYLES (PITCHING); Barmes out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [McKenry to third]; HARRISON BATTED FOR RESOP; Harrison
lined out on a sacrifice fly to left [McKenry scored]; Marte was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros
4.

ASTROS 7TH: HUGHES REPLACED HARRISON (PITCHING); Johnson tripled
to center; Moore grounded out (first unassisted); J. Martinez
singled to left [Johnson scored]; Maxwell singled to center [J.
Martinez to second]; Francisco struck out; Snyder walked [J.
Martinez to third, Maxwell to second]; DOWNS BATTED FOR F.
RODRIGUEZ; Downs forced Maxwell (third unassisted) [Snyder to
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 5.

PIRATES 8TH: WRIGHT REPLACED DOWNS (PITCHING); Presley grounded
out (second to first); LOPEZ REPLACED FRANCISCO (PITCHING);
WRIGHT CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); A. McCutchen doubled to
center; BOGUSEVIC REPLACED LOPEZ (PLAYING RF); WRIGHT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PITCHING); Jones flied to center [A. McCutchen to
third]; Walker grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: WATSON REPLACED HUGHES (PITCHING); Altuve lined to
right; M. Gonzalez was called out on strikes; Johnson struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 4, Astros 5.

PIRATES 9TH: Alvarez struck out; CRUZ REPLACED WRIGHT
(PITCHING); McKenry singled to left; MERCER RAN FOR MCKENRY;
SUTTON BATTED FOR BARMES; Sutton walked [Mercer to second];
MCGEHEE BATTED FOR WATSON; McGehee walked [Mercer to third,
Sutton to second]; CEDENO REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Marte out on
a sacrifice fly to center [Mercer scored, Sutton to third];
BARAJAS BATTED FOR PRESLEY; Cedeno threw a wild pitch [Sutton
scored, McGehee to second]; Barajas popped to first; 2 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: BARAJAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); MERCER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); SUTTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
HANRAHAN REPLACED MCGEHEE (PITCHING); Moore struck out; J.
Martinez singled to first; SCHAFER RAN FOR J. MARTINEZ; Schafer
stole second; Maxwell struck out; Bogusevic popped to third; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 6, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Pirates          6   9   0    5
 Astros           5  11   0   11


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