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Thursday, June 5, 2008:
Pirates 4, Astros 3
Pence, RF4111003.292
Matsui, K, 2B4000003.271
Tejada, M, SS4000001.302
Berkman, 1B4010000.376
Lee, Ca, LF4000001.262
Wigginton, 3B3120000.287
Cruz, CF4000003.122
Ausmus, C3120000.195
b-Erstad, PH1000001.307
Backe, P2011011.286
a-Loretta, PH1010000.260
1-Bourn, PR0000000.211
Sampson, P0000000.105
Brocail, P0000000.000
c-Blum, PH1010000.242
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.
Wilson, Ja, SS4120001.318
Sanchez, F, 2B4000004.239
McLouth, CF4110001.309
Bay, LF3111100.291
Michaels, RF3113100.255
LaRoche, 1B4010012.214
Bautista, 3B4010021.257
Chavez, R, C4010001.242
Maholm, P3010002.208
Capps, P0000000.000
2B: Pence (14, Maholm), Loretta (7, Maholm).
TB: Blum; Ausmus 2; Loretta 2; Berkman; Wigginton 2; Backe; Pence 2.
RBI: Backe (2), Pence (31).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee, Ca; Matsui, K; Pence.
SF: Pence.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

E: Matsui, K (10, throw).

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

E: Wilson, Ja (2, throw).

Backe(L, 4-7)6.09442214.66
Maholm(W, 4-5)8.08320104.48
Capps(S, 13)1.01000002.28
Game Scores: Backe , Maholm .
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.
Venue: PNC Park.
June 5, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media