Minute Maid Park - Houston, TX
Regular Season
9
Final
3
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
PIT 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 9 18 1
HOU 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 10 0
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Houston Houston
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Pirates
Batters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McLouth CF 6 1 3 0 0 1 4 .280
Sanchez 2B 6 2 3 4 0 0 3 .234
Doumit C 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 .321
Bay LF 5 1 4 2 0 0 1 .287
Nady RF 5 1 3 0 0 2 2 .327
LaRoche 1B 4 1 2 2 1 1 4 .258
J Bautista 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .253
Van Benschoten P 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
a- Mientkiewicz PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .256
Burnett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Grabow P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
b- Gomez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .303
Yates P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
c- Michaels PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .241
D Bautista P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
Wilson SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 6 .280
Totals 44 9 18 9 4 9 25 -
a-walked for Van Benschoten in 6th. b-struck out for Grabow in 8th. c-walked for Yates in 9th.

Batting

2B: McLouth (34, Hernandez)
HR: Sanchez (6, 9th inning off Byrdak, 2 on, 2 out); Bay (20, 9th inning off Valverde, 0 on, 1 out); LaRoche (12, 9th inning off Valverde, 1 on, 1 out)
TB: Bay 7; Sanchez 6; LaRoche 5; McLouth 4; Nady 3; J Bautista 2; Wilson
RBI: Sanchez 4 (39); Bay 2 (56); LaRoche 2 (48); Wilson (13)
2-Out RBI: Sanchez 3; Bay
Game-winning RBI: LaRoche
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson 2; LaRoche 2; Sanchez; McLouth
GIDP: Sanchez
Team RISP: 4-for-12
Team LOB: 12

Fielding

Errors: J Bautista (11)
DP: (J Bautista-Sanchez-LaRoche)
Houston
Houston Astros
Batters AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Matsui 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 1 .283
Bourn CF 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 .219
Berkman 1B 3 0 0 0 2 2 4 .339
Lee LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 5 .306
Erstad LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277
Tejada SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .278
Pence RF 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .265
Wigginton 3B 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .270
Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
d- Newhan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
Brocail P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
Valverde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Byrdak P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
e- Blum PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212
Ausmus C 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .227
Hernandez P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
Loretta 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256
Totals 37 3 10 3 6 9 27 -
d-struck out for Geary in 7th. e-flied out for Byrdak in 9th.

Batting

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

Baserunning

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

Fielding

DP: (Tejada-Matsui-Berkman)
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Van Benschoten 5.0 6 3 2 4 4 0 8.27
Burnett 0.1 1 0 0 2 0 0 4.50
Grabow 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.17
Yates W (4-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.99
D Bautista 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.86
Totals 9.0 10 3 2 6 9 0 -

Pitching

WP: D Bautista (1)
Pitches-Strikes: Van Benschoten 92-50; Burnett 19-7; Grabow 35-27; Yates 12-9; D Bautista 18-15
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: Van Benschoten 12-4; Burnett 0-2; Grabow 4-1; Yates 0-1; D Bautista 0-2
Batters Faced: Van Benschoten 25; Burnett 4; Grabow 7; Yates 3; D Bautista 4
Inherited Runners-Scored: Grabow 3-0
Houston
Houston Astros
Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez 5.1 8 2 2 2 3 0 8.38
Geary H (6) 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 2.14
Brocail H (19) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.69
Valverde BS (6), L (4-3) 0.1 5 6 6 1 0 2 4.86
Byrdak 0.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 2.23
Totals 9.0 18 9 9 4 9 3 -

Pitching

Pitches-Strikes: Hernandez 87-56; Geary 29-18; Brocail 18-11; Valverde 28-18; Byrdak 12-9
Ground Balls-Fly Balls: Hernandez 12-5; Geary 1-3; Brocail 3-0; Valverde 1-3; Byrdak 0-1
Batters Faced: Hernandez 25; Geary 8; Brocail 5; Valverde 7; Byrdak 3
Inherited Runners-Scored: Geary 1-0; Byrdak 2-2

Game Info

Pittsburgh Pirates @ Houston Astros: Jul 21, 2008

Venue: Minute Maid Park
Attendance: 34,624
Duration: 3:42
Weather: 70 degrees, Dome or Roof Closed
Wind: 0 MPH

PIT wins Series 3-0

Gm 1: Mon, 7/21 Final
PIT 9
HOU 3
Gm 2: Tue, 7/22 Final
PIT 8
HOU 2
Gm 3: Wed, 7/23 Final
PIT 8
HOU 7

Fantasy Leaders

PLAYER PTS
Freddy Sanchez
Freddy Sanchez
PIT - 2B
12.0
Jason Bay
Jason Bay
PIT - LF
10.0
Tyler Yates
Tyler Yates
PIT - P
9.0
View All Leaders»