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Monday, September 8, 2008:
Astros 3, Pirates 2
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Morgan, LF3110120.238
Sanchez, F, 2B3100101.264
McLouth, CF4010022.278
Doumit, C4010014.325
LaRoche, 1B3021110.267
Moss, RF4011025.262
LaRoche, 3B3000102.176
Cruz, SS3000001.083
b-Mientkiewicz, PH1000010.272
Snell, P2000010.133
a-Pearce, PH1000000.242
Burnett, S, P0000000.333
Yates, P0000000.000
Grabow, P0000000.000
c-Michaels, PH1000000.229
Totals3226241015.260
a-Grounded out for Snell in the 7th. b-Struck out for Cruz in the 9th. c-Flied out for Grabow in the 9th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF3110110.223
Erstad, LF4110011.287
Tejada, M, SS4011010.282
Berkman, 1B3021110.328
Blum, 3B4000014.232
Pence, RF4020011.273
Newhan, 2B3000011.259
c-Loretta, PH-2B1000002.278
Towles, C2000110.141
Quintero, C0000000.234
Arias, P1000010.000
a-Saccomanno, PH11110001.000
Wright, W, P0000000.000
Brocail, P0000000.000
b-Castillo, Jo, PH1000011.244
Sampson, P0000000.136
Hawkins, P0000000.000
Valverde, P0000000.000
Totals3138331010.264
a-Homered for Arias in the 5th. b-Struck out for Brocail in the 6th. c-Grounded into a double play for Newhan in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: LaRoche (26, Hawkins).
TB: Moss; Doumit; McLouth; LaRoche 3; Morgan.
RBI: LaRoche (64), Moss (26).
2-out RBI: LaRoche; Moss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moss 4; LaRoche.
GIDP: Cruz.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Sanchez, F-Cruz-LaRoche).

BATTING
2B: Berkman (44, Yates).
HR: Saccomanno (1, 5th inning off Snell, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Tejada, M; Erstad; Berkman 3; Saccomanno 4; Bourn; Pence 2.
RBI: Saccomanno (1), Tejada, M (58), Berkman (96).
2-out RBI: Saccomanno; Tejada, M; Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Newhan; Blum.
GIDP: Loretta.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pence (10, 2nd base off Snell/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Arias (1, pickoff), Newhan (1, fielding).
DP: (Tejada, M-Newhan-Berkman).

PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Snell(L, 6-11)6.06333915.54
Burnett, S1.00000104.96
Yates0.12000005.12
Grabow0.20000003.07
Totals8.083331015.19
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arias(W, 1-0)5.02003601.93
Wright, W(H, 13)0.22201104.71
Brocail(H, 20)0.10000004.22
Sampson(H, 11)1.00000104.23
Hawkins(H, 9)1.02000104.33
Valverde(S, 41)1.00000103.55
Totals9.062041004.35
Pitches-strikes: Snell 103-66, Burnett, S 12-7, Yates 10-8, Grabow 4-3, Arias 69-38, Wright, W 27-16, Brocail 5-4, Sampson 12-8, Hawkins 17-10, Valverde 14-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Snell 5-3, Burnett, S 1-0, Yates 0-1, Grabow 1-0, Arias 6-0, Wright, W 1-1, Brocail 1-0, Sampson 2-0, Hawkins 1-1, Valverde 0-1.
Batters faced: Snell 27, Burnett, S 3, Yates 3, Grabow 1, Arias 18, Wright, W 6, Brocail 1, Sampson 3, Hawkins 5, Valverde 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Grabow 2-0, Brocail 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: D.J. Reyburn. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:48.
Att: 26,526.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
September 8, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media