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Astros go yard four times

Lance Berkman hit a go-ahead homer in the fifth and Jeff keppinger, Carlos Lee and Hunter Pence belted one apiece to lead the Astros' attack. Starter Brian Moehler left after three innings with a groin injury.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McCutchen, CF5010002.294
Tabata, LF4010101.235
Walker, 2B5010013.291
Jones, G, 1B5130011.281
Alvarez, P, 3B3100213.203
Doumit, C3131100.266
Church, RF4012025.193
Cedeno, R, SS4010002.220
McCutchen, P2000022.125
a-LaRoche, PH1000000.230
Carrasco, P0000000.000
Meek, P0000000.000
b-Young, D, PH1000001.230
Hanrahan, P0000000.000
Totals3731134720.237
a-Flied out for McCutchen in the 6th. b-Popped out for Meek in the 8th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF4110110.262
Keppinger, 2B5111013.283
Berkman, 1B2211200.245
Lee, Ca, LF3112102.236
Lyon, P0000000.000
Lindstrom, P0000000.000
Pence, RF2111201.259
Johnson, C, 3B4000013.314
Quintero, C4010020.232
Sanchez, Ag, SS3010101.118
Moehler, P1000011.100
Chacin, P00000001.000
a-Feliz, PH1000000.223
Daigle, P0000000.000
b-Bourgeois, PH1000001.278
Byrdak, P0000000.000
Michaels, LF1000011.245
Totals316757713.237
a-Flied out for Chacin in the 4th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Daigle in the 6th.
BATTING
2B: Cedeno, R (10, Moehler), Jones, G (18, Chacin), Church (10, Chacin), Doumit (15, Lyon), Walker (10, Lindstrom).
TB: Walker 2; Church 2; Cedeno, R 2; Doumit 4; McCutchen; Jones, G 4; Tabata.
RBI: Doumit (30), Church 2 (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Walker; McCutchen; Church 2; Young, D; Alvarez, P.
GIDP: Alvarez, P.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Tabata (7, 2nd base off Daigle/Quintero).

FIELDING
PB: Doumit (6).

BATTING
HR: Keppinger (2, 1st inning off McCutchen, 0 on, 1 out), Lee, Ca (12, 3rd inning off McCutchen, 1 on, 2 out), Berkman (10, 5th inning off McCutchen, 0 on, 2 out), Pence (12, 6th inning off Carrasco, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Quintero; Sanchez, Ag; Keppinger 4; Berkman 4; Lee, Ca 4; Bourn; Pence 4.
RBI: Keppinger (30), Lee, Ca 2 (44), Berkman (41), Pence (39).
2-out RBI: Lee, Ca 2; Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson, C 2; Keppinger.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn (27, 2nd base off Meek/Doumit).

FIELDING
E: Quintero (4, throw).
DP: (Keppinger-Sanchez, Ag-Berkman).

PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McCutchen(L, 1-4)5.04443338.58
Carrasco1.01111113.92
Meek1.01102200.94
Hanrahan1.01001103.79
Totals8.07657745.13
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Moehler3.03001304.92
Chacin1.03331103.86
Daigle(W, 1-1)2.02002206.23
Byrdak(H, 5)1.00000004.64
Lyon(H, 16)1.01000003.52
Lindstrom(S, 20)1.02000102.88
Totals9.011334704.48
IBB: Berkman (by Meek).
Pitches-strikes: McCutchen 84-51, Carrasco 13-7, Meek 23-11, Hanrahan 18-10, Moehler 52-33, Chacin 22-14, Daigle 41-25, Byrdak 14-10, Lyon 14-9, Lindstrom 15-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: McCutchen 5-6, Carrasco 1-1, Meek 0-1, Hanrahan 1-1, Moehler 2-2, Chacin 0-2, Daigle 1-2, Byrdak 1-1, Lyon 1-0, Lindstrom 1-1.
Batters faced: McCutchen 22, Carrasco 5, Meek 6, Hanrahan 5, Moehler 12, Chacin 7, Daigle 10, Byrdak 3, Lyon 4, Lindstrom 5.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Mark Carlson. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Jeff Kellogg.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:08.
Att: 23,123.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
July 7, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media