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Thursday, June 5, 2008:
Pirates 4, Astros 3
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pence, RF4111003.294
Matsui, K, 2B4000003.271
Tejada, M, SS4000001.302
Berkman, 1B4010000.382
Lee, Ca, LF4000001.260
Wigginton, 3B3120000.284
Cruz, CF4000003.122
Ausmus, C3120000.195
b-Erstad, PH1000001.307
Backe, P2011011.286
a-Loretta, PH1010000.257
1-Bourn, PR0000000.214
Sampson, P0000000.105
Brocail, P0000000.000
c-Blum, PH1010000.240
Totals353920113.260
a-Doubled for Backe in the 7th. b-Lined out for Ausmus in the 9th. c-Singled for Brocail in the 9th.
1-Ran for Loretta in the 7th.
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilson, Ja, SS4120001.318
Sanchez, F, 2B4000004.239
McLouth, CF4110001.309
Bay, LF3111100.291
Michaels, RF3113100.255
LaRoche, Ad, 1B4010012.214
Bautista, 3B4010021.257
Chavez, R, C4010001.242
Maholm, P3010002.208
Capps, P0000000.000
Totals334942312.260
BATTING
2B: Pence (14, Maholm), Loretta (7, Maholm).
TB: Pence 2; Berkman; Wigginton 2; Ausmus 2; Backe; Loretta 2; Blum.
RBI: Backe (2), Pence (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee, Ca; Matsui, K; Pence.
SF: Pence.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Matsui, K (10, throw).

BATTING
2B: Chavez, R (3, Backe).
3B: Bay (2, Backe).
HR: Michaels (2, 1st inning off Backe, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Wilson, Ja 2; McLouth; Bay 3; Michaels 4; LaRoche, Ad; Bautista; Chavez, R 2; Maholm.
RBI: Michaels 3 (23), Bay (30).
2-out RBI: Michaels 3; Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sanchez, F 2; Maholm; LaRoche, Ad.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Wilson, Ja (2, throw).

HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Backe(L, 4-7)6.09442214.66
Sampson1.00000005.53
Brocail1.00000102.53
Totals8.09442314.47
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maholm(W, 4-5)8.08320104.48
Capps(S, 13)1.01000002.28
Totals9.09320104.88
HBP: Wigginton (by Capps).
Pitches-strikes: Backe 104-69, Sampson 11-7, Brocail 12-9, Maholm 86-64, Capps 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Backe 7-3, Sampson 2-0, Brocail 1-0, Maholm 14-4, Capps 1-1.
Batters faced: Backe 29, Sampson 3, Brocail 3, Maholm 32, Capps 5.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:24.
Att: 10,728.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media