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Wednesday, July 23, 2008:
Pirates 8, Astros 7
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF3210210.280
Sanchez, F, 2B5121023.241
Doumit, C4111001.322
Bay, LF5112002.288
Nady, RF5220001.328
LaRoche, Ad, 1B4120101.261
Mientkiewicz, 3B4042100.274
Marte, P0000000.000
Snell, P2011001.188
Beam, P0000000.000
a-Gomez, PH1000001.301
Osoria, P0000000.400
b-Michaels, PH1001002.228
Yates, P0000000.000
Grabow, P0000000.000
c-Bautista, PH-3B1000012.248
Wilson, Ja, SS4000015.275
Totals3981484519.263
a-Grounded into a double play for Beam in the 5th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Osoria in the 7th. c-Struck out for Grabow in the 9th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, K, 2B2311300.280
Bourn, CF4120001.226
Berkman, 1B3111211.338
Lee, Ca, LF5010017.304
Loretta, SS5132010.264
Pence, RF5001005.262
Wigginton, 3B3110211.271
Ausmus, C3011010.229
b-Blum, PH1011000.217
Wright, W, P0000000.000
Brocail, P0000000.000
d-Tejada, M, PH1000011.275
Moehler, P1000010.000
Sampson, P1000011.143
a-Newhan, PH1000000.259
Geary, P0000000.000
c-Erstad, PH1000002.276
Quintero, C0000000.222
Totals3671177819.259
a-Flied out for Sampson in the 5th. b-Singled for Ausmus in the 7th. c-Grounded into a forceout for Geary in the 7th. d-Struck out for Brocail in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Sanchez, F (16, Moehler), LaRoche, Ad (21, Moehler), Mientkiewicz (11, Moehler).
HR: Bay (21, 1st inning off Moehler, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: McLouth; Sanchez, F 3; Doumit; Bay 4; Nady 2; LaRoche, Ad 3; Mientkiewicz 5; Snell.
RBI: Doumit (34), Bay 2 (59), Snell (1), Sanchez, F (42), Mientkiewicz 2 (17), Michaels (35).
2-out RBI: Snell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Ja 2; Nady; Sanchez, F; Bautista 2.
SF: Doumit.
GIDP: Gomez; Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Mientkiewicz-LaRoche, Ad).

BATTING
2B: Wigginton (15, Snell), Ausmus (8, Snell).
HR: Matsui, K (2, 2nd inning off Snell, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Matsui, K 4; Bourn 2; Berkman; Lee, Ca; Loretta 3; Wigginton 2; Ausmus 2; Blum.
RBI: Loretta 2 (27), Pence (50), Matsui, K (20), Ausmus (16), Berkman (74), Blum (21).
2-out RBI: Matsui, K; Ausmus; Blum.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wigginton; Lee, Ca 2; Sampson; Pence; Erstad.
SAC: Bourn.
GIDP: Pence.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn (33, 2nd base off Snell/Doumit), Pence (7, 2nd base off Snell/Doumit), Matsui, K (17, 2nd base off Beam/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Berkman (3, fielding).
DP: 2 (Matsui, K-Loretta-Berkman 2).

PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Snell3.06553616.10
Beam1.02111006.00
Osoria(W, 4-3)2.00000106.12
Yates(H, 12)0.23111004.11
Grabow(H, 9)1.10001003.08
Marte(S, 5)1.00001103.47
Totals9.011777815.28
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Moehler2.19650014.45
Sampson2.21001104.59
Geary(L, 2-2)2.03221302.45
Wright, W1.00001004.71
Brocail1.01001103.61
Totals9.014874514.56
WP: Snell, Brocail.
IBB: McLouth (by Sampson).
Pitches-strikes: Snell 85-52, Beam 23-13, Osoria 21-15, Yates 16-7, Grabow 17-10, Marte 13-8, Moehler 51-39, Sampson 33-21, Geary 38-24, Wright, W 13-6, Brocail 22-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Snell 1-0, Beam 0-2, Osoria 3-1, Yates 1-0, Grabow 2-2, Marte 2-0, Moehler 4-1, Sampson 4-1, Geary 1-0, Wright, W 1-1, Brocail 1-0.
Batters faced: Snell 18, Beam 6, Osoria 6, Yates 5, Grabow 5, Marte 4, Moehler 17, Sampson 9, Geary 10, Wright, W 3, Brocail 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Grabow 2-0, Sampson 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chris Tiller. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:24.
Att: 36,091.
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media