Houston Astros 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Regular Season Game 127
Played on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 (D) at PNC Park

HOU A    0  2  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   5  7  0
PIT N    0  0  1    0  2  0    1  0  0  -   4 11  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Springer rf                   5   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Bregman 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Altuve 2b                     3   0   0   1       0   1       1   1
Correa ss                     3   2   2   1       0   1       1   4
Gattis c                      3   1   1   2       1   0       8   1
Gonzalez lf,1b                3   0   1   1       1   0       4   0
Reed 1b                       3   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
  Devenski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gurriel ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Giles p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hernandez cf,lf               3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
McHugh p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Neshek p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Marisnick cf                2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   5   7   5       3   8      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Hernandez (2,off Cole); Bregman (9,off Cole).
3B: Gonzalez (3,off Cole).
HR: Gattis (20,2nd inning off Cole 1 on 0 out).
SF: Altuve (7,off Cole); Correa (3,off Cole).
IBB: Hernandez (1,by Cole).
Team LOB: 5.

Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harrison 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Joyce rf                      4   1   1   0       1   1       4   0
S. Marte cf                   5   0   1   1       0   2       4   0
Polanco lf                    5   0   2   2       0   2       2   0
Bell 1b                       3   0   1   0       1   1       7   0
Cervelli c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Rodriguez 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Mercer ss                     4   2   2   1       0   1       0   2
Cole p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jaso ph                     1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Hughes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frazier ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nicasio p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivero p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCutchen ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Watson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4  11   4       2   9      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Mercer (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Joyce (10,off Devenski).
3B: Polanco (3,off Devenski).
HR: Mercer (9,3rd inning off McHugh 0 on 0 out).
SH: Harrison (2,off McHugh).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McHugh W(8-10)                5     7   3   3   1   4   1  23
Neshek                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Devenski                      1.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   7
Harris                        1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Giles SV(5)                   1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    11   4   4   2   9   1  40

Inherited Runners - Scored: Devenski 1-0.
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Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cole L(7-9)                   5     7   5   5   1   4   1  23
Hughes                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Nicasio                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Rivero                        1     0   0   0   2   1   0   5
Watson                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   5   5   3   8   1  37

IBB: Cole (3,Hernandez).

Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Pat Hoberg, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Jordan Baker
Official Scorer: Tony Krizmanich
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 23717


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Springer            rf        Harrison            2b
2. Bregman             3b        Joyce               rf
3. Altuve              2b        S. Marte            cf
4. Correa              ss        Polanco             lf
5. Gattis              c         Bell                1b
6. Gonzalez            lf        Cervelli            c
7. Reed                1b        Rodriguez           3b
8. Hernandez           cf        Mercer              ss
9. McHugh              p         Cole                p

ASTROS 1ST: Springer struck out; Bregman popped to first; Altuve
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Harrison grounded out (shortstop to first); Joyce
walked; S. Marte popped to second; Polanco grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Correa singled to center; Gattis homered [Correa
scored]; Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Reed flied
to left; Hernandez doubled to left; McHugh lined to right; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); Cervelli
flied to left; Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Pirates 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Springer popped to second; Bregman lined to right;
Altuve struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Mercer homered; Cole grounded out (first
unassisted); Harrison flied to left; Joyce grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Correa singled to shortstop [Correa to second (error
by Mercer)]; Gattis grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
tripled to right [Correa scored]; Reed struck out; Hernandez was
walked intentionally; McHugh struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 3, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 4TH: S. Marte grounded out (shortstop to first); Polanco
struck out; Bell singled to shortstop; Cervelli singled to right
[Bell to second]; Rodriguez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Pirates 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Springer singled to center; Bregman doubled to
shortstop [Springer to third]; Altuve out on a sacrifice fly to
center [Springer scored, Bregman to third]; Correa out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Bregman scored]; Gattis grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Mercer singled to center; JASO BATTED FOR COLE;
Jaso singled to left [Mercer to second]; Harrison out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Mercer to third, Jaso to
second]; Joyce struck out; S. Marte singled to center [Mercer
scored, Jaso to third]; Polanco singled to left [Jaso scored, S.
Marte to second]; Bell struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
5, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 6TH: HUGHES REPLACED JASO (PITCHING); Gonzalez grounded
out (second to first); Reed grounded out (third to first);
Hernandez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 6TH: NESHEK REPLACED MCHUGH (PITCHING); Cervelli
grounded out (shortstop to first); Rodriguez singled to center;
Mercer flied to right; FRAZIER BATTED FOR HUGHES; GONZALEZ
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); DEVENSKI REPLACED REED
(PITCHING); HERNANDEZ CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MARISNICK
REPLACED NESHEK (PLAYING CF); Frazier flied to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 3.

ASTROS 7TH: NICASIO REPLACED FRAZIER (PITCHING); Marisnick
struck out; Springer struck out; Bregman lined to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: Harrison flied to center; Joyce doubled to right;
S. Marte struck out (catcher to first); Polanco tripled to right
[Joyce scored]; Bell walked; Cervelli grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 8TH: RIVERO REPLACED NICASIO (PITCHING); Altuve flied to
right; Correa struck out; Gattis walked; Gonzalez walked [Gattis
to second]; GURRIEL BATTED FOR DEVENSKI; Gurriel lined to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 8TH: HARRIS REPLACED GURRIEL (PITCHING); Rodriguez flied
to right; Mercer struck out; MCCUTCHEN BATTED FOR RIVERO;
McCutchen singled to right; Harrison struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

ASTROS 9TH: WATSON REPLACED MCCUTCHEN (PITCHING); Hernandez
lined to right; Marisnick lined to center; Springer popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 9TH: GILES REPLACED HARRIS (PITCHING); Joyce lined to
shortstop; S. Marte struck out; Polanco struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Pirates 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5   7   0    5
 Pirates          4  11   1    9


Data courtesy of Retrosheet