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Astros outlast Dodgers in Sunday slugfest

Hunter Pence had three hits, including a two-run homer, to key a 14-hit attack as the Astros withstood a comeback highlighted by Jay Gibbons' three-run clout to beat the Dodgers at Minute Maid Park.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Oeltjen, CF2110000.167
c-Kemp, PH1000001.251
Dotel, P0000000.000
Theriot, 2B3000112.277
Ethier, RF3110101.288
Gibbons, LF4113003.349
Loney, 1B3120100.278
Mitchell, 3B3001002.000
Hu, SS4000031.000
Ausmus, C4000011.203
Monasterios, P0000000.083
Weaver, Jf, P1000010.200
Belisario, P0000000.000
a-Lindsey, PH1010000.167
Troncoso, P0000000.000
b-Johnson, R, PH-CF2010000.287
Totals314743611.256
a-Singled for Belisario in the 5th. b-Singled for Troncoso in the 7th. c-Flied out for Oeltjen in the 7th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF4110101.263
Sanchez, Ag, 2B5020012.280
Pence, RF4132110.288
Lee, Ca, LF5221006.243
Lyon, P0000000.000
Downs, 3B5100015.239
Wallace, 1B3122110.224
Manzella, SS4010004.221
Castro, Ja, C4121012.219
Figueroa, N, P2000003.167
Chacin, P00000001.000
a-Blum, PH1011000.251
Byrdak, P0000000.000
Fulchino, P0000000.000
Abad, P1000010.000
Lindstrom, P0000000.000
Bourgeois, LF0000000.233
Totals3871473623.248
a-Doubled for Chacin in the 5th.
BATTING
2B: Loney (40, Byrdak).
3B: Loney (2, Figueroa, N).
HR: Gibbons (5, 4th inning off Figueroa, N, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Oeltjen; Gibbons 4; Johnson, R; Ethier; Loney 5; Lindsey.
RBI: Gibbons 3 (15), Mitchell (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gibbons 2; Ausmus.
SAC: Oeltjen.
SF: Mitchell.
GIDP: Mitchell.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Hu (1, throw).
DP: (Mitchell-Theriot-Loney).

BATTING
2B: Wallace (5, Troncoso), Castro, Ja (7, Troncoso), Blum (10, Troncoso).
HR: Pence (24, 1st inning off Monasterios, 1 on, 1 out), Lee, Ca (21, 8th inning off Dotel, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Blum 2; Wallace 3; Castro, Ja 3; Sanchez, Ag 2; Manzella; Lee, Ca 5; Bourn; Pence 6.
RBI: Pence 2 (84), Wallace 2 (10), Castro, Ja (7), Blum (18), Lee, Ca (83).
2-out RBI: Castro, Ja; Blum; Lee, Ca.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Figueroa, N; Downs; Bourn; Manzella 2.
GIDP: Lee, Ca.
Team RISP: 4-for-16.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn 2 (49, 2nd base off Monasterios/Ausmus, 2nd base off Monasterios/Ausmus).

FIELDING
DP: (Downs-Sanchez, Ag-Wallace).

LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Monasterios1.15432214.29
Weaver, Jf2.03000104.75
Belisario0.20000005.33
Troncoso(L, 1-3)2.05221004.84
Dotel2.01110314.06
Totals8.014763623.97
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Figueroa, N4.25442413.34
Chacin(W, 2-2)0.10001004.66
Byrdak0.01000003.19
Fulchino(H, 4)1.01000105.65
Abad(H, 3)1.20000002.84
Lindstrom(H, 3)0.10000003.72
Lyon(S, 15)1.00000103.21
Totals9.07443614.00
Byrdak pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.
Fulchino pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Chacin.
IBB: Ethier (by Chacin), Wallace (by Troncoso).
Pitches-strikes: Monasterios 61-33, Weaver, Jf 31-24, Belisario 2-2, Troncoso 37-19, Dotel 23-16, Figueroa, N 68-45, Chacin 7-2, Byrdak 6-4, Fulchino 20-12, Abad 21-13, Lindstrom 1-1, Lyon 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Monasterios 1-1, Weaver, Jf 4-1, Belisario 1-0, Troncoso 3-2, Dotel 2-1, Figueroa, N 6-3, Chacin 0-1, Byrdak 0-0, Fulchino 0-1, Abad 1-3, Lindstrom 1-0, Lyon 2-0.
Batters faced: Monasterios 12, Weaver, Jf 9, Belisario 1, Troncoso 12, Dotel 7, Figueroa, N 20, Chacin 2, Byrdak 1, Fulchino 4, Abad 5, Lindstrom 1, Lyon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Weaver, Jf 2-0, Belisario 2-0, Chacin 2-0, Fulchino 1-0, Abad 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Hohn. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:09.
Att: 30,240.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
September 12, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media