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Maholm tosses a gem
Pirates 3, Astros 0
Southpaw Paul Maholm needed just 99 pitches in his first complete game. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Lefty Paul Maholm had the most dominant performance of his career, limiting the Astros to three hits on the way to tossing his first shutout. Jason Bay had two RBIs and Ronny Paulino hit his first home run.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 24, 2007
SEA
TEX
PPD
HOU
Houston (9-10)
Lost 4
Pittsburgh 3, Houston 0   PIT
Pittsburgh (8-10)
Won 2
April 24, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Pittsburgh
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   3 9 0
Standings thru 4/24/07  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Pirates Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B4020011.237
Burke, CF4000002.231
Berkman, 1B2000100.206
Lee, LF3000001.260
Loretta, 3B3000020.250
Lane, RF3000000.207
Everett, SS3000000.259
Quintero, C3010000.188
Williams, P2000011.091
  Wheeler, P0000000.000
  a-Ensberg, PH1000000.288
Totals28030145 

a-Popped out for Wheeler in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Biggio 2; Quintero.
GIDP: Burke.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
CS: Biggio (1, 2nd base by Maholm/Paulino).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Duffy, CF3000001.279
Wilson, SS4220000.311
Sanchez, 2B4000002.250
Bay, LF4032000.290
LaRoche, 1B4000023.098
Bautista, 3B4010001.310
Eldred, RF3000012.100
  McLouth, RF0000000.400
Paulino, C3121000.207
Maholm, P3010003.111
Totals323930312 

BATTING
2B: Wilson 2 (6, Williams, Williams), Bay (4, Williams).
HR: Paulino (1, 2nd inning off Williams, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Wilson 4; Bay 4; Bautista; Paulino 5; Maholm.
RBI: Bay 2 (11), Paulino (5).
2-out RBI: Bay; Paulino.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche; Maholm 2.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Duffy (1, 2nd base by Williams/Quintero).

FIELDING
DP: (Wilson-LaRoche).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Williams (L, 0-3)7.09330215.90
Wheeler 1.00000104.00
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Maholm (W, 1-2)9.03001403.96

HBP: Duffy (by Williams).
Pitches-strikes: Williams 108-74, Wheeler 13-10, Maholm 99-64.
Ground outs-fly outs: Williams 8-10, Wheeler 1-1, Maholm 14-8.
Batters faced: Williams 30, Wheeler 3, Maholm 29.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Randy Marsh. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to CF.
T: 1:57.
Att: 13,062.

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