Final

Series: Game 2 of 3

Houston leads 2-0 (as of 8/9)

Game 1: Tuesday, August 8
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Game 2: Wednesday, August 9
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Game 3: Thursday, August 10
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Pirates 1

(42-72, 14-44 away)

Astros 14

(55-58, 32-26 home)

    8:05 PM ET, August 9, 2006

    Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas 

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    W: R. Oswalt (9-7)

    L: S. Chacon (6-4)

    Game Notes

    PITTSBURGH PITCHER JOSH SHARPLESS LEFT THE GAME IN BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING WITH AN UNDISCLOSED INJURY.
    THE HOME RUNS BY HOUSTON'S AUBREY HUFF AND LUKE SCOTT IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.
    HOUSTON'S WILLY TAVERAS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE THIRD INNING.
    THE HOME RUN BY HOUSTON'S ROY OSWALT IN THE SECOND INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.