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Game Story

Houston manager Bo Porter knows that many question why he keeps penciling Chris Carter into the lineup game after game when the designated hitter is batting below .200. Carter illustrated perfectly Wednesday night why Porter sticks with him. Carter homered twice, Dallas Keuchel pitched eight...
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Ari 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Hou 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 X 5 9 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Houston
Jason CastroDFP
singled to second,
George SpringerDFP
scored,
Jon SingletonDFP
to second,
Jon SingletonDFP
out at third
ARI 0 - HOU 1
Bottom 3rd: Houston
Jon SingletonDFP
grounded out to first,
Jonathan VillarDFP
scored,
George SpringerDFP
to third
ARI 0 - HOU 2
Top 4th: Arizona
Aaron HillDFP
homered to left
ARI 1 - HOU 2
Bottom 4th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
homered to left
ARI 1 - HOU 3
Bottom 7th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
homered to right
ARI 1 - HOU 4
George SpringerDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Alex PresleyDFP
scored
ARI 1 - HOU 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Arizona

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Chris OwingsDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270
Aaron HillDFP
2B
4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250
Paul GoldschmidtDFP
1B
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .308
Miguel MonteroDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271
Martín PradoDFP
3B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .277
Cody RossDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202
David PeraltaDFP
RF
3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333
Nick EvansDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .091
Ender InciarteDFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210
Totals 30 1 5 1 1 1 5 0 6
Batting
HR - A Hill (6, 4th inning off D Keuchel 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - A Hill (31)
GIDP - M Montero, D Peralta
Team LOB - 3
Fielding
Outfield assists - E Inciarte
DP - 1 (M Prado-A Hill-P Goldschmidt)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Dexter FowlerDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .280
George SpringerDFP
RF
3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258
Jon SingletonDFP
1B
3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 .243
Jason CastroDFP
C
3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .224
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .246
Chris CarterDFP
DH
4 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 .199
Alex PresleyDFP
LF
4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250
Marwin GonzálezDFP
2B
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .269
Jonathan VillarDFP
SS
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
Totals 30 5 9 5 2 3 5 1 12
Batting
HR - C Carter 2 (12, 4th inning off B McCarthy 0 on, 1 Out, 7th inning off B McCarthy 0 on, 0 Out)
SF - G Springer
RBI - G Springer (36), J Singleton (7), J Castro (29), C Carter 2 (29)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Singleton 1, J Castro 1
GIDP - M Gonzalez
Team LOB - 5
Running
SB - A Presley (2, 2nd base off B McCarthy/M Montero)
Fielding
E - M Dominguez (7, field)
DP - 2 (J Villar-J Singleton, J Villar-M Gonzalez-J Singleton)

Pitching

Arizona

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brandon McCarthyDFP
(L, 1-9)
6.0 8 5 5 2 4 2 1.36 5.29
J.J. PutzDFP
0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.46 4.63
Joe ThatcherDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.33 3.00
Will HarrisDFP
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.55 7.84

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Dallas KeuchelDFP
(W, 8-3)
8.0 5 1 1 1 5 1 1.00 2.38
Chad QuallsDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.01 1.99
Pitching
WP - B McCarthy
Pitches-strikes - B McCarthy 86-51; J Putz 9-6; J Thatcher 3-1; W Harris 15-8; D Keuchel 101-69; C Qualls 10-7
Ground balls-fly balls - B McCarthy 11-6; J Putz 0-0; J Thatcher 1-0; W Harris 0-3; D Keuchel 15-3; C Qualls 2-1
Batters faced - B McCarthy 26; J Putz 3; J Thatcher 1; W Harris 4; D Keuchel 28; C Qualls 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:22.
Umpires: HP--Alan Porter. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Rob Drake.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 24,319.