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Monday, July 21, 2008:
Pirates 9, Astros 3
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF6130014.280
Sanchez, F, 2B6234003.234
Doumit, C6000022.321
Bay, LF5142001.287
Nady, RF5130022.327
LaRoche, 1B4122114.258
Bautista, 3B5120003.253
Van Benschoten, P1000110.000
a-Mientkiewicz, PH0000100.256
Burnett, S, P0000000.333
Grabow, P0000000.000
b-Gomez, PH1000011.303
Yates, P0000000.000
c-Michaels, PH0100100.229
Bautista, P0000000.200
Wilson, Ja, SS5111016.280
Totals4491894926.261
a-Walked for Van Benschoten in the 6th. b-Struck out for Grabow in the 8th. c-Walked for Yates in the 9th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, K, 2B5130001.283
Bourn, CF3110201.217
Berkman, 1B3000225.335
Lee, Ca, LF4022005.307
Erstad, LF1010000.277
Tejada, M, SS5000015.278
Pence, RF5110023.264
Wigginton, 3B2000123.271
Geary, P0000000.000
a-Newhan, PH1000011.269
Brocail, P0000000.000
Valverde, P0000000.000
Byrdak, P0000000.200
b-Blum, PH1000001.213
Ausmus, C3021101.227
Hernandez, R, P2000011.250
Loretta, 3B2000003.257
Totals3731036930.259
a-Struck out for Geary in the 7th. b-Flied out for Byrdak in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: McLouth (34, Hernandez, R).
HR: Bay (20, 9th inning off Valverde, 0 on, 1 out), LaRoche (12, 9th inning off Valverde, 1 on, 1 out), Sanchez, F (6, 9th inning off Byrdak, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Sanchez, F 6; Bautista 2; Wilson, Ja; McLouth 4; LaRoche 5; Bay 7; Nady 3.
RBI: Bay 2 (56), Sanchez, F 4 (39), LaRoche 2 (48), Wilson, Ja (13).
2-out RBI: Bay; Sanchez, F 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Ja 2; LaRoche 2; McLouth; Sanchez, F.
GIDP: Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Bautista (11, fielding).
DP: (Bautista-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).

BATTING
2B: Matsui, K (18, Van Benschoten), Ausmus (7, Van Benschoten).
TB: Ausmus 3; Erstad; Lee, Ca 2; Bourn; Pence; Matsui, K 4.
RBI: Lee, Ca 2 (80), Ausmus (15).
2-out RBI: Lee, Ca.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejada, M; Matsui, K; Wigginton; Lee, Ca 2; Loretta; Blum.
GIDP: Lee, Ca.
Team RISP: 3-for-18.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Matsui, K (16, 2nd base off Van Benschoten/Doumit), Pence (6, 2nd base off Van Benschoten/Doumit).

FIELDING
DP: (Tejada, M-Matsui, K-Berkman).

PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Van Benschoten5.06324408.27
Burnett, S0.11002004.50
Grabow1.22000203.17
Yates(W, 4-2)1.00000103.99
Bautista1.01000203.55
Totals9.010326905.29
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez, R5.18222308.38
Geary(H, 6)1.22001202.20
Brocail(H, 18)1.02000203.69
Valverde(BS, 6)(L, 3-3)0.15661024.87
Byrdak0.21110212.23
Totals9.018994934.51
Game Scores: Van Benschoten , Hernandez, R .
WP: Bautista.
Pitches-strikes: Van Benschoten 92-50, Burnett, S 19-7, Grabow 35-27, Yates 12-9, Bautista 18-15, Hernandez, R 87-56, Geary 29-18, Brocail 18-11, Valverde 28-18, Byrdak 12-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Van Benschoten 10-0, Burnett, S 0-1, Grabow 2-1, Yates 1-1, Bautista 0-1, Hernandez, R 7-3, Geary 0-1, Brocail 1-0, Valverde 0-1, Byrdak 0-0.
Batters faced: Van Benschoten 25, Burnett, S 4, Grabow 7, Yates 3, Bautista 4, Hernandez, R 25, Geary 8, Brocail 5, Valverde 7, Byrdak 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Grabow 3-0, Geary 1-0, Byrdak 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Chris Tiller. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:42.
Att: 34,624.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
July 21, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media