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Power, pitching blend
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Astros 6, Pirates 1
Brian Moehler last pitched a complete game in August 2000, for Detroit. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Edwin Maysonet went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs, finishing a triple short of the cycle, and Brian Moehler took a shutout into the ninth in a complete-game effort, helping the Astros to a skid-busting victory in Pittsburgh.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (19-27)
Won 1
Houston 6, Pittsburgh 1   PIT
Pittsburgh (21-27)
Lost 3
May 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 1 0 2 0 2 1 0 0   6 15 0
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 7 0
Standings thru 5/29/09  |  Recap: HOU | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Pirates stats
Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bourn, CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 .289
Tejada, M, SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .344
Berkman, 1B 5 0 2 0 0 2 2 .234
Lee, Ca, LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 .315
Pence, RF 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 .351
Rodriguez, I, C 5 2 3 1 0 1 4 .271
Keppinger, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .311
Maysonet, 2B 4 2 4 4 0 0 0 .429
Moehler, P 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000
Totals 38 6 15 6 4 7 17  

BATTING
2B: Maysonet 2 (2, Ohlendorf, Chavez, J), Berkman (7, Meek).
HR: Maysonet (1, 4th inning off Ohlendorf, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Berkman 3; Lee, Ca; Maysonet 9; Tejada, M; Bourn 2; Rodriguez, I 3; Pence; Keppinger.
RBI: Bourn (12), Maysonet 4 (5), Rodriguez, I (22).
2-out RBI: Bourn; Maysonet 2; Rodriguez, I.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, I 3; Keppinger.
Team RISP: 6-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Tejada, M-Maysonet-Berkman).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .281
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .330
McLouth, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .250
LaRoche, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .229
Moss, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .263
LaRoche, 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .302
Jaramillo, C 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .257
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Ohlendorf, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .056
  Chavez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Vazquez, R, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .235
  Veal, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Hinske, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  Meek, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 1 7 1 2 4 17  

a-Singled for Chavez, J in the 6th. b-Flied out for Veal in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Sanchez, F (18, Moehler), LaRoche (12, Moehler).
TB: Vazquez, R; Moss; Sanchez, F 3; LaRoche; LaRoche 3.
RBI: Jaramillo (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moss; McLouth 3; Wilson, Ja.
GIDP: Jaramillo.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: McLouth 2 (Bourn at 2nd base, Tejada, M at 2nd base), Morgan (Pence at home).
DP: (McLouth-Sanchez, F).

 
Houston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Moehler (W, 2-3) 9.0 7 1 1 2 4 0 6.43
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ohlendorf (L, 5-5) 5.0 8 4 4 3 5 1 4.45
Chavez, J 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.00
Veal 2.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 4.26
Meek 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.70

Ohlendorf pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Moehler, Ohlendorf.
Pitches-strikes: Moehler 123-85, Ohlendorf 97-62, Chavez, J 16-11, Veal 50-26, Meek 9-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Moehler 10-11, Ohlendorf 4-3, Chavez, J 1-0, Veal 2-1, Meek 3-0.
Batters faced: Moehler 35, Ohlendorf 24, Chavez, J 4, Veal 10, Meek 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Chavez, J 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 69 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 18,236.
Venue: PNC Park.
May 29, 2009
May 29, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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