Houston Astros 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Regular Season Game 125
Played on Monday, August 22, 2016 (N) at PNC Park

HOU A    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  1  -   3  5  2
PIT N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Springer rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bregman 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Altuve 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Correa ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Reed 1b                       2   1   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Gonzalez 1b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Hernandez lf                  3   1   1   2       0   1       5   0
Castro c                      3   0   1   0       0   2       9   0
Marisnick cf                  3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Fister p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Gurriel ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Giles p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   5   3       1   8      27   8

FIELDING - 
E: Bregman (3), Fister (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Castro (15,off Taillon).
HR: Hernandez (3,5th inning off Taillon 1 on 0 out); Bregman (4,9th inning
off Feliz 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Springer (10,off Taillon); Hernandez (2,off Taillon).
Team LOB: 2.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrison 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       3   5
S. Marte lf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
McCutchen cf                  4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Polanco rf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Freese 3b                     3   0   1   0       1   1       0   1
Bell 1b                       3   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Cervelli c                    3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Mercer ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       2   6
Taillon p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Joyce ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Feliz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   0       1   9      27  15

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Mercer-Harrison-Bell, Mercer-Harrison-Bell.
E: Bell (1).
PB: Cervelli (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Polanco 2 (29,off Fister,off Giles); Bell (1,off Fister).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fister W(12-8)                7     3   0   0   1   6   0  25
Harris                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Giles SV(4)                   1     2   1   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     5   1   0   1   9   0  32


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Taillon L(3-3)                8     4   2   2   1   8   1  28
Feliz                         1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                        9     5   3   3   1   8   2  32


Umpires: HP - Mike Everitt, 1B - Jordan Baker, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Pat Hoberg
Official Scorer: Tony Krizmanich
Replay: tag play (9th inning, David Freese at bat, Pirates challenge,
call upheld)
Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 24017


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Springer            rf        Harrison            2b
2. Bregman             3b        S. Marte            lf
3. Altuve              2b        McCutchen           cf
4. Correa              ss        Polanco             rf
5. Reed                1b        Freese              3b
6. Hernandez           lf        Bell                1b
7. Castro              c         Cervelli            c
8. Marisnick           cf        Mercer              ss
9. Fister              p         Taillon             p

ASTROS 1ST: Springer struck out; Bregman popped to shortstop;
Altuve struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first); S.
Marte flied to right; McCutchen struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Correa struck out; Reed grounded out (first to
pitcher); Hernandez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Polanco lined to left; Freese walked; Bell lined to
left; Cervelli flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Castro struck out; On a bunt Marisnick grounded out
(pitcher to first); Fister grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Mercer was called out on strikes; Taillon was
called out on strikes; Harrison grounded out (pitcher to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Springer grounded out (shortstop to first); Bregman
flied to right; Altuve singled to third; Correa forced Altuve
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates
0.

PIRATES 4TH: S. Marte was called out on strikes; McCutchen
grounded out (shortstop to first); Polanco doubled to right;
Polanco was picked off second but was safe on an error by Fister
[Polanco to third]; Freese struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Reed walked; Cervelli allowed a passed ball [Reed to
second]; Hernandez homered [Reed scored]; Castro doubled to
right; Marisnick singled to third [Castro to third]; Fister was
called out on strikes; Springer grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Marisnick out at second]; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Bell flied to left; Cervelli singled to center;
Mercer flied to center; Taillon grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Bregman popped to shortstop; Altuve lined to right;
Correa grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: Harrison struck out; S. Marte lined to center;
McCutchen grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Reed reached on an error by Bell; Hernandez grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Reed out at
second]; Castro was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: GONZALEZ REPLACED REED (PLAYING 1B); Polanco
grounded out (first unassisted); Freese grounded out (second to
first); Bell doubled to left; Cervelli flied to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Marisnick struck out; GURRIEL BATTED FOR FISTER;
Gurriel grounded out (shortstop to first); Springer grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 8TH: HARRIS REPLACED GURRIEL (PITCHING); Mercer grounded
out (third to first); JOYCE BATTED FOR TAILLON; Joyce struck
out; Harrison grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 9TH: FELIZ REPLACED JOYCE (PITCHING); Bregman homered;
Altuve grounded out (shortstop to first); when Jose Altuve
was called safe at 1B, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle challenged
the ruling; the call was overturned by replay; Correa
grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 9TH: GILES REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); S. Marte struck
out; McCutchen struck out; Polanco doubled; Freese singled to
third [Polanco scored (error by Bregman) (unearned) (no RBI),
Freese out at second (first to second)]; when David Freese
was called out at 2B, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle challenged
the ruling; the call was upheld by replay; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   5   2    2
 Pirates          1   5   1    4


Data courtesy of Retrosheet