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Boxscore > Houston 6, Pittsburgh 2
Bucs get a whiff of Clemens
After taking a third-inning lead, the Pirates' bats were stymied by Roger Clemens, whose punchout of Raul Mondesi made him No. 2 all-time in strikeouts. Kip Wells had six strikeouts of his own, but gave up five runs in five innings for the loss.
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Roger Clemens delivers a pitch in the first inning Wednesday. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
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Flashbulbs lit up the night as Roger Clemens whiffed Raul Mondesi to claim second place on the all-time strikeout list behind Nolan Ryan. The Rocket struck out nine in six innings, giving up two runs and walking three.
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Pittsburgh (12-13)
Lost 2
Houston 6, Pittsburgh 2  
Houston (17-10)
Won 2
May 5, 2004
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Pittsburgh
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 0
Houston
1 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 X   6 10 1
Standings through 5/5/04  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Astros Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Redman, CF4110001.211
Wilson, J, SS4010001.363
Kendall, C4101011.301
Mondesi, RF3000122.295
Mackowiak, 3B3020110.254
Wilson, C, LF4010023.362
Hill, 2B4000003.279
Rivera, 1B3000110.200
Wells, P2000024.200
a-Cota, PH1000010.188
Boehringer, P0000000.000
b-Nunez, PH1000010.267
Totals3325131115 

a-Struck out for Wells in the 6th. b-Struck out for Boehringer in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Redman (4, Clemens).
TB: Redman 2; Wilson, J; Mackowiak 2; Wilson, C.
RBI: Kendall (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells 2, Wilson, C 2.
GIDP: Hill.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Mackowiak-Hill-Rivera).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, CF5120010.340
Everett, SS4110011.283
Bagwell, 1B2100312.330
Kent, 2B4222103.297
Berkman, LF3122110.298
Hidalgo, RF2000202.340
Ensberg, 3B4022003.206
Ausmus, C4010002.250
Clemens, P3000022.214
Harville, P0000000.000
Miceli, P1000010.500
Dotel, P0000000.000
Totals3261067715 

BATTING
2B: Everett (4, Wells), Berkman (4, Wells).
3B: Kent (2, Boehringer).
HR: Kent (5, 5th inning off Wells, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Biggio 2; Everett 2; Kent 7; Berkman 3; Ensberg 2; Ausmus.
RBI: Berkman 2 (20), Ensberg 2 (7), Kent 2 (22).
2-out RBI: Berkman, Kent.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ensberg 2, Bagwell, Clemens, Hidalgo.
S: Everett.
GIDP: Ausmus.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Ensberg (2, throw).
DP: (Clemens-Ausmus-Bagwell).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wells (L, 2-4)5.08555613.82
Boehringer 3.02112105.27
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens (W, 6-0)6.05223902.11
Harville 0.10000003.86
Miceli 1.20000101.96
Dotel 1.00000102.70

WP: Wells, Clemens.
IBB: Hidalgo (by Wells), Berkman (by Boehringer), Rivera (by Clemens).
Pitches-strikes: Wells 98-55, Boehringer 45-24, Clemens 114-73, Harville 5-3, Miceli 22-15, Dotel 10-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wells 6-3, Boehringer 3-5, Clemens 8-1, Harville 1-0, Miceli 2-2, Dotel 1-1.
Batters faced: Wells 27, Boehringer 13, Clemens 27, Harville 1, Miceli 5, Dotel 3.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 35,883.

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