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Tuesday, July 8, 2008:
Pirates 4, Astros 3
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Erstad, CF5000002.295
Loretta, 2B4000100.262
Berkman, 1B1100400.347
Lee, Ca, LF4122103.294
1-Bourn, PR0000000.218
Tejada, M, SS5000015.277
Pence, RF4111000.265
Wigginton, 3B4010000.274
Ausmus, C1010300.216
Backe, P2000002.308
Borkowski, P0000000.000
a-Newhan, PH1000011.286
Wright, W, P0000000.000
Geary, P0000000.000
b-Blum, PH0000100.220
Brocail, P0000000.000
Valverde, P0000000.000
Totals3135310213.258
a-Struck out for Borkowski in the 6th. b-Intentionally walked for Geary in the 8th.
1-Ran for Lee, Ca in the 9th.
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF5123000.280
Sanchez, F, 2B5020012.228
Marte, P0000000.000
Doumit, C4000012.319
Bay, LF4020000.292
Nady, RF4010003.322
LaRoche, 1B4131001.250
Bautista, 3B2100123.254
Snell, P1000012.148
Beam, P1000012.000
a-Michaels, PH1000001.231
Grabow, P0000000.000
b-Mientkiewicz, PH1010000.274
1-Rivas, L, PR-2B0100000.243
Wilson, Ja, SS3000101.298
Totals3541142617.261
a-Grounded out for Beam in the 6th. b-Singled for Grabow in the 8th.
1-Ran for Mientkiewicz in the 8th.
BATTING
HR: Pence (11, 4th inning off Snell, 0 on, 1 out), Lee, Ca (21, 5th inning off Beam, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Ausmus; Wigginton; Lee, Ca 5; Pence 4.
RBI: Pence (42), Lee, Ca 2 (72).
2-out RBI: Lee, Ca 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejada, M 3; Erstad.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn (32, 2nd base off Marte/Doumit).
CS: Wigginton (3, 2nd base by Snell/Doumit).

BATTING
2B: Bay (21, Borkowski), LaRoche (17, Wright, W).
HR: McLouth (17, 5th inning off Borkowski, 0 on, 1 out), LaRoche (10, 8th inning off Brocail, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sanchez, F 2; McLouth 5; LaRoche 7; Bay 3; Nady; Mientkiewicz.
RBI: McLouth 3 (60), LaRoche (41).
2-out RBI: LaRoche; McLouth 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Snell; Beam; Nady; Wilson, Ja; Sanchez, F 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Backe3.03000305.07
Borkowski2.04111115.67
Wright, W(H, 10)0.11000105.18
Geary(H, 4)1.20000002.48
Brocail(BS, 2)(L, 4-4)0.23331013.86
Valverde0.10000103.98
Totals8.011442624.48
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Snell3.24113115.84
Beam2.11222117.20
Grabow(W, 5-2)2.00004003.35
Marte(S, 3)1.00001003.38
Totals9.053310225.15
WP: Grabow.
IBB: Blum (by Grabow), Bautista (by Borkowski).
HBP: Bautista (by Brocail).
Pitches-strikes: Backe 48-31, Borkowski 44-28, Wright, W 10-5, Geary 17-12, Brocail 29-15, Valverde 8-6, Snell 88-57, Beam 35-22, Grabow 40-16, Marte 9-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Backe 3-2, Borkowski 3-1, Wright, W 0-0, Geary 4-1, Brocail 0-1, Valverde 0-0, Snell 6-2, Beam 3-0, Grabow 1-4, Marte 2-1.
Batters faced: Backe 12, Borkowski 11, Wright, W 2, Geary 5, Brocail 7, Valverde 1, Snell 17, Beam 10, Grabow 10, Marte 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Geary 1-0, Valverde 2-0, Beam 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Kerwin Danley. 2B: Laz Diaz. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 2:58 (3:07 delay).
Att: 17,867.
Venue: PNC Park.
July 8, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media