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Wednesday, July 9, 2008:
Astros 6, Pirates 4
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pence, RF6001016.259
Matsui, K, 2B6021011.273
Berkman, 1B2110211.344
Lee, Ca, LF2100303.294
Tejada, M, SS0000000.277
Blum, SS5113015.221
Valverde, P0000000.000
Wigginton, 3B5120002.278
Bourn, CF5120030.219
Ausmus, C2011200.221
Moehler, P1000212.000
a-Loretta, PH1100001.262
Sampson, P0000000.150
b-Erstad, PH-LF1010000.301
Totals3661069821.258
a-Reached on a fielder's choice for Moehler in the 7th. b-Doubled for Sampson in the 9th.
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF4230000.286
Sanchez, F, 2B3001012.226
Doumit, C4111001.318
Bay, LF4011011.291
Nady, RF4110001.321
LaRoche, 1B3011100.251
Mientkiewicz, 3B3000001.268
Yates, P0000000.000
Beam, P0000000.000
a-Michaels, PH1000001.229
Van Benschoten, P2000010.000
Burnett, S, P0000000.000
Bautista, 3B2000001.252
Wilson, Ja, SS3010010.299
Totals33484148.261
a-Flied out for Beam in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Matsui, K 2 (15, Van Benschoten, Yates), Erstad (12, Beam).
HR: Blum (6, 1st inning off Van Benschoten, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Blum 4; Ausmus; Erstad 2; Wigginton 2; Berkman; Bourn 2; Matsui, K 4.
RBI: Blum 3 (20), Ausmus (14), Pence (42), Matsui, K (19).
2-out RBI: Blum 3; Ausmus; Matsui, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moehler; Blum 2; Pence 2; Wigginton; Lee, Ca; Matsui, K.
SAC: Ausmus.
Team RISP: 3-for-17.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Berkman 2 (13, 2nd base off Van Benschoten/Doumit, 2nd base off Burnett, S/Doumit).
CS: Wigginton (4, 2nd base by Van Benschoten/Doumit).

BATTING
2B: McLouth 3 (32, Moehler, Moehler, Moehler), Bay (22, Moehler), Wilson, Ja (7, Moehler).
3B: Nady (1, Moehler).
TB: Doumit; Wilson, Ja 2; McLouth 6; LaRoche; Bay 2; Nady 3.
RBI: LaRoche (42), Doumit (28), Bay (46), Sanchez, F (33).
2-out RBI: Doumit; Bay.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Nady.
SF: Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Moehler(W, 5-4)6.07441304.28
Sampson(H, 4)2.00000104.72
Valverde(S, 23)1.01000003.86
Totals9.08441404.48
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Van Benschoten4.27446619.77
Burnett, S(L, 0-1)1.21112004.88
Yates1.21111203.74
Beam1.01000006.55
Totals9.010669815.16
Game Scores: Moehler , Van Benschoten .
IBB: Berkman (by Yates).
HBP: Berkman (by Van Benschoten).
Pitches-strikes: Moehler 91-62, Sampson 23-16, Valverde 19-13, Van Benschoten 117-62, Burnett, S 28-14, Yates 32-17, Beam 13-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Moehler 7-3, Sampson 4-1, Valverde 1-2, Van Benschoten 4-0, Burnett, S 3-1, Yates 3-1, Beam 2-1.
Batters faced: Moehler 25, Sampson 6, Valverde 4, Van Benschoten 27, Burnett, S 8, Yates 8, Beam 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Burnett, S 2-0, Yates 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Paul Schrieber.
Weather: 81 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:15.
Att: 13,884.
Venue: PNC Park.
July 9, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media