Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 126
Played on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 (N) at PNC Park

HOU A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  6  1
PIT N    4  0  1    0  1  0    1  0  x  -   7 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Springer rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bregman 3b,ss                 4   1   1   0       0   1       1   2
Altuve 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Correa ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Marisnick cf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Reed 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   0       7   2
Gonzalez lf,3b                4   0   3   0       0   1       0   1
Hernandez cf,lf               3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Castro c                      3   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Musgrove p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Kemp ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sipp p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Peacock p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gattis ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Feliz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       1   6      24  10

FIELDING - 
E: Bregman (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Bregman (8,off Nova); Altuve (37,off Nova).
SH: Musgrove (1,off Nova).
GDP: Springer (11,off Nova).
Team LOB: 5.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Frazier 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       2   4
Joyce rf                      4   2   2   1       0   1       2   0
McCutchen cf                  3   1   1   1       1   1       2   0
Polanco lf                    4   3   3   3       0   0       1   0
Freese 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       0   4
Bell 1b                       3   0   2   1       0   0      10   1
  Rodriguez 1b                1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Cervelli c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Mercer ss                     2   0   1   0       2   0       0   5
Nova p                        4   0   0   0       0   4       1   1
Totals                       34   7  11   6       3   9      27  16

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Freese-Frazier-Rodriguez.

BATTING - 
2B: Joyce (9,off Musgrove); McCutchen (19,off Musgrove); Mercer (17,off Musgrove).
HR: Polanco 2 (19,3rd inning off Musgrove 0 on 1 out,5th inning off Sipp 0
on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Musgrove L(1-2)               4     8   5   5   0   2   1  19
Sipp                          1     1   1   1   0   3   1   4
Peacock                       2     2   1   1   2   2   0  10
Feliz                         1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        8    11   7   7   3   9   2  37


Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nova W(3-0)                   9     6   1   1   1   6   0  33


Umpires: HP - Jordan Baker, 1B - Tim Timmons, 2B - Pat Hoberg, 3B - Mike Everitt
Official Scorer: Bob Webb
Replay: force play (8th inning, George Springer at bat, Astros challenge,
call upheld)
Time of Game: 2:32   Attendance: 28760


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Springer            rf        Frazier             2b
2. Bregman             3b        Joyce               rf
3. Altuve              2b        McCutchen           cf
4. Correa              ss        Polanco             lf
5. Reed                1b        Freese              3b
6. Gonzalez            lf        Bell                1b
7. Hernandez           cf        Cervelli            c
8. Castro              c         Mercer              ss
9. Musgrove            p         Nova                p

ASTROS 1ST: Springer grounded out (shortstop to first); Bregman
was called out on strikes; Altuve lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Frazier singled to right; Joyce doubled to center
[Frazier scored]; McCutchen doubled to center [Joyce scored];
Polanco singled to center [McCutchen scored]; Freese singled to
center [Polanco to second]; Bell singled to left [Polanco
scored, Freese to third, Bell out at second (left to second)];
Cervelli grounded out (pitcher to first); Mercer grounded out
(shortstop to first); 4 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Correa struck out; Reed grounded out (second to
first); On a bunt Gonzalez singled to catcher; Hernandez lined
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 2ND: Nova struck out; Frazier grounded out (second to
first); Joyce grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Castro singled to center; Musgrove out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Castro to second]; Springer
grounded out (second to first) [Castro to third]; Bregman
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 4.

PIRATES 3RD: McCutchen lined to center; Polanco homered; Freese
grounded out (pitcher to first); Bell lined to pitcher (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Altuve grounded out (shortstop to first); Correa
grounded out (third to first); Reed grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 5.

PIRATES 4TH: Cervelli grounded out (third to first); Mercer
doubled to right; Nova struck out; Frazier lined to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez singled to left; Hernandez grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Gonzalez to second]; Castro grounded out
(first to pitcher) [Gonzalez to third]; KEMP BATTED FOR
MUSGROVE; Kemp struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 5.

PIRATES 5TH: SIPP REPLACED KEMP (PITCHING); Joyce was called out
on strikes; McCutchen was called out on strikes; Polanco
homered; Freese struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 6.

ASTROS 6TH: Springer struck out; Bregman grounded out (shortstop
to first); Altuve grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 6TH: PEACOCK REPLACED SIPP (PITCHING); Bell singled to
center; Cervelli struck out; Mercer walked [Bell to second];
Nova struck out; Frazier flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Pirates 6.

ASTROS 7TH: RODRIGUEZ REPLACED BELL (PLAYING 1B); Correa lined
to right; Reed flied to left; Gonzalez singled to left;
Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 6.

PIRATES 7TH: BREGMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); MARISNICK
REPLACED CORREA (PLAYING CF); GONZALEZ CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 3B); HERNANDEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Joyce
singled to center; McCutchen walked [Joyce to second]; Polanco
forced McCutchen (first to shortstop) [Joyce scored (error by
Bregman), Polanco to second]; Freese lined to center; Rodriguez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 8TH: Castro lined to center; GATTIS BATTED FOR PEACOCK;
Gattis walked; Springer grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Gattis out at second]; when George Springer
was called out at 1B, Astros manager A.J. Hinch challenged the
ruling; the call was upheld by replay; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 0, Pirates 7.

PIRATES 8TH: FELIZ REPLACED GATTIS (PITCHING); Cervelli flied to
right; Mercer walked; Nova struck out; Frazier struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 7.

ASTROS 9TH: Bregman doubled to right; Altuve doubled to left
[Bregman scored]; Marisnick struck out; Reed grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Altuve to third]; Gonzalez struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Pirates 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   6   1    5
 Pirates          7  11   0    6


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