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W:R.Oswalt(4-0) L:P.Maholm(0-3)
HR: PIT- F.Sanchez (2) HOU- C.Biggio (3), M.Ensberg (9)



Pittsburgh Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Ted Barrett; First, Laz Diaz; Second, Rick Reed; Third, Tim Tschida;
- Nate McLouth struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jack Wilson due up.
- Jack Wilson grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Jason Bay due up.
- Jason Bay singled to third. Runner on first with two outs and Craig Wilson due up.
- Craig Wilson flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 1st
- Pitchers confirmed.
- Craig Biggio lead-off Home Run (3) to left. Willy Taveras due up.
- Willy Taveras grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Morgan Ensberg due up.
- Morgan Ensberg one-out, two-run Home Run (9) to center scoring Lance Berkman. Jason Lane due up.
- Jason Lane singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Chris Burke due up.
- Chris Burke doubled to left scoring Jason Lane. Runner on second with one out and Brad Ausmus due up.
- Chris Burke picked off at second. None on with two outs and Brad Ausmus at the plate.
- Brad Ausmus grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 2nd
- Jeromy Burnitz struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jose Hernandez due up.
- Jose Hernandez flied out to right. None on with two outs and Jose Castillo due up.
- Jose Castillo struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 2nd
- Adam Everett singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Roy Oswalt due up.
- Roy Oswalt grounded into a double play, short to first. None on with two outs and Craig Biggio due up.
- Craig Biggio walked. Runner on first with two outs and Willy Taveras due up.
- Willy Taveras grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 3rd
- Humberto Cota singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Paul Maholm due up.
- Paul Maholm struck out looking. Runner on first with one out and Nate McLouth due up.
- Nate McLouth lined out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Jack Wilson due up.
- Jack Wilson singled to left. Runners on first and third with two outs and Jason Bay due up.
- Jason Bay struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 3rd
- Lance Berkman grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Morgan Ensberg due up.
- Morgan Ensberg walked. Runner on first with one out and Jason Lane due up.
- Jason Lane singled to left. Runners on first and second with one out and Chris Burke due up.
- Chris Burke flied out to left. Runners on first and second with two outs and Brad Ausmus due up.
- Brad Ausmus walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Adam Everett due up.
- Adam Everett walked, Morgan Ensberg scored on the play. Bases loaded with two outs and Roy Oswalt due up.
- Roy Oswalt popped out to second to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 4th
- Craig Wilson flied out to left. None on with one out and Jeromy Burnitz due up.
- Jeromy Burnitz grounded out to first. None on with two outs and Jose Hernandez due up.
- Jose Hernandez popped out to second to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 4th
- Ryan Vogelsong starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Craig Biggio doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Willy Taveras due up.
- Willy Taveras sacrifice bunt to pitcher. Runner on third with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman sacrifice fly to left scored Craig Biggio. None on with two outs and Morgan Ensberg due up.
- Morgan Ensberg struck out swinging to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 5th
- Jose Castillo singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Humberto Cota due up.
- Humberto Cota flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Ryan Vogelsong due up.
- Pinch-Hitter Freddy Sanchez doubled to left. Runners on second and third with one out and Nate McLouth due up.
- Nate McLouth struck out looking. Runners on second and third with two outs and Jack Wilson due up.
- Jack Wilson singled to right scoring Jose Castillo. On the play, Freddy Sanchez was thrown out at the plate to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 5th
- Jason Lane flied out to left. None on with one out and Chris Burke due up.
- Chris Burke doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Brad Ausmus due up.
- Brad Ausmus grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to third. Runner on first with two outs and Adam Everett due up.
- Brad Ausmus advances to second on a Ryan Vogelsong wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and Adam Everett at the plate.
- Adam Everett grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 6th
- Jason Bay was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with none out and Craig Wilson due up.
- Craig Wilson flied out to center. Runner on first with one out and Jeromy Burnitz due up.
- Jeromy Burnitz grounded into a double play, first to short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 6th
- Roy Oswalt grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Craig Biggio due up.
- Craig Biggio singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Willy Taveras due up.
- Willy Taveras popped out to short. Runner on first with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman flied out to center to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 7th
- Pinch-Hitter Chris Duffy struck out looking. None on with one out and Jose Castillo due up.
- Jose Castillo flied out to left. None on with two outs and Humberto Cota due up.
- Humberto Cota grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 7th
- John Grabow starts the inning for the Pirates.
- Morgan Ensberg struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jason Lane due up.
- Jason Lane walked. Runner on first with one out and Chris Burke due up.
- Chris Burke doubled to right. Runners on second and third with one out and Brad Ausmus due up.
- Brad Ausmus sacrifice fly to right scored Jason Lane. Runner on second with two outs and Adam Everett due up.
- Adam Everett grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 8th
- Mike Gallo starts the inning Astros.
- Freddy Sanchez none-out, solo Home Run (2) to left. Nate McLouth due up.
- Nate McLouth grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Jack Wilson due up.
- Jack Wilson singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jason Bay due up.
- Chad Qualls enters the game for the Astros with a runner on first and one out.
- Jason Bay lined out to second. Runner on first with two outs and Craig Wilson due up.
- Craig Wilson grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 8th
- Mike Gonzalez starts the inning for Pirates.
- Pinch-Hitter Eric Bruntlett grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Craig Biggio due up.
- Craig Biggio singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Willy Taveras due up.
- Willy Taveras walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. Runners on first and third with two outs and Morgan Ensberg due up.
- Morgan Ensberg flied out to center to end the inning.

Pittsburgh Top 9th
- Russ Springer starts the inning for the Astros.
- Jeromy Burnitz flied out to center. None on with one out and Mike Gonzalez due up.
- Pinch-Hitter Mike Edwards struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Jose Castillo due up.
- Jose Castillo grounded out short to first to end the game.

Pittsburgh 2, Houston 7


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: R.Oswalt (4-0); LP:P.Maholm (0-3).

Pittsburgh 2, Houston 7