Astros 11, Orioles 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 6 14 1
Houston 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 6 X 11 14 1
WP: O. Dotel (4-1)
LP: B. Groom (1-3)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
-J. Kent singled to left, J. Bagwell scored
Top 3rd: Baltimore
-L. Matos singled to center, B. Roberts scored
Top 4th: Baltimore
-J. Gibbons homered to right
-B. Roberts singled to right, D. Cruz and G. Gil scored, J. Johnson to second
Top 5th: Baltimore
-Batter reached on an infield single, M. Mora to third, J. Gibbons to second, M. Mora scored
-D. Cruz reached on an infield single, M. Mora scored, J. Gibbons to second
Bot 5th: Houston
-Batter homered to right
-C. Biggio homered to right
-Batter homered to left, J. Bagwell scored
-J. Kent homered to left, J. Bagwell scored
-Batter homered to right
-L. Berkman homered to right
Top 8th: Baltimore
-L. Matos doubled to left, B. Roberts scored
Bot 8th: Houston
-O. Merced doubled to right, L. Berkman scored
-A. Everett safe at first on third baseman T. Batista's throwing error, B. Hunter scored, B. Ausmus to third, A. Everett to second
-M. Ensberg homered to left, G. Blum, A. Everett and B. Ausmus scored
 Baltimore
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Roberts 2b 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 .314
L. Matos cf 5 0 2 2 0 1 3 .488
M. Mora ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 .352
J. Conine 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .284
J. Gibbons rf 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .274
T. Batista 3b 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .263
D. Cruz ss 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .247
   B.J. Ryan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Bauer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   D. Segui ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .307
   W. Roberts p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   B. Groom p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   K. Ligtenberg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   C. Mendez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
G. Gil c 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .267
J. Johnson p 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
   B.J. Surhoff lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .286
 Totals 40 6 14 5 3 4 14  
 Batting
2B - B Roberts (3, T Redding); T Batista (8, B Lidge); L Matos (6, O Dotel).
HR - J Gibbons (9, 4th inning off T Redding 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Matos 2 (6), J Gibbons (35), B Roberts 2 (13).
2-out RBI - L Matos 2, B Roberts 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Gil 1, M Mora 2, L Matos 1.
Team LOB - 10.
 Base Running
SB - L Matos (3, 2nd base off T Redding/B Ausmus), B Roberts 2 (4, 2nd base off O Dotel/B Ausmus, 3rd base off O Dotel/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
E - T Batista (6, throw).
PB - G Gil.
DP - 1 (T Batista-B Roberts-J Conine).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 5 1 1 1 0 2 6 .277
M. Ensberg 3b 5 1 2 4 0 1 0 .308
J. Bagwell 1b 4 2 2 0 1 0 1 .282
J. Kent 2b 5 1 2 3 0 1 2 .330
L. Berkman lf 4 2 2 1 1 2 2 .278
O. Merced rf 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 .258
   B. Hunter pr 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .220
B. Ausmus c 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .195
A. Everett ss 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 .239
T. Redding p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167
   J. Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   C. Porter ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
   K. Saarloos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Vizcaino ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253
   B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   G. Blum ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .259
   R. Stone p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 11 14 10 5 9 15  
 Batting
2B - J Bagwell (9, J Johnson); O Merced (9, B Groom).
3B - L Berkman (1, B Groom).
HR - C Biggio (7, 5th inning off J Johnson 0 on, 1 Out), J Kent (9, 5th inning off J Johnson 1 on, 2 Out), L Berkman (10, 5th inning off J Johnson 0 on, 2 Out), M Ensberg (8, 8th inning off K Ligtenberg 3 on, 1 Out).
S - A Everett.
RBI - J Kent 3 (42), C Biggio (23), L Berkman (33), O Merced (15), M Ensberg 4 (24).
2-out RBI - J Kent 3, L Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, B Hunter 1, L Berkman 1.
GIDP - C Biggio.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
CS - O Merced (2, 2nd base by J Johnson/G Gil).
 
 Fielding
E - A Everett (5, throw).
Outfield assists - L Berkman (T Batista at Home).
 Baltimore
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Johnson 4.2 8 5 3 2 5 3 3.48
B.J. Ryan 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.86
R. Bauer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.55
W. Roberts 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.04
B. Groom (L, 1-3) 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 0 7.41
K. Ligtenberg 1.0 2 3 2 2 2 1 3.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Redding 4.0 7 4 4 1 2 1 3.70
J. Johnson 1.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 4.05
K. Saarloos 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.91
B. Lidge 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.56
O. Dotel (W, 4-1) 1.0 2 1 1 0 2 0 1.65
R. Stone 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.08
WP - J Johnson.
IBB - G Blum (by K Ligtenberg).
Pitches-strikes - J Johnson 103-73; B Ryan 8-5; R Bauer 9-6; W Roberts 17-10; B Groom 9-5; K Ligtenberg 31-15; T Redding 89-58; J Johnson 21-14; K Saarloos 16-8; B Lidge 18-12; O Dotel 17-13; R Stone 13-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Johnson 3-5; B Ryan 0-0; R Bauer 2-0; W Roberts 2-1; B Groom 0-0; K Ligtenberg 2-0; T Redding 5-5; J Johnson 1-2; K Saarloos 2-1; B Lidge 0-2; O Dotel 1-0; R Stone 1-2.
Batters faced - J Johnson 23; B Ryan 2; R Bauer 3; W Roberts 3; B Groom 3; K Ligtenberg 8; T Redding 20; J Johnson 6; K Saarloos 4; B Lidge 4; O Dotel 5; R Stone 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Joe Brinkman. 1B--Derryl Cousins. 2B--Mike Dimuro. 3B--Justin Klemm.
Time: 3:21.
Attendance: 25,543.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
BALTIMORE'S MELVIN MORA SINGLED IN THE FIRST INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 15 GAMES.
THE SINGLE BY BALTIMORE'S LUIS MATOS IN THE THIRD INNING EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.
THE HOME RUNS BY HOUSTON'S JEFF KENT AND LANCE BERKMAN IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK. BERKMAN'S HOME RUN EXTENDS HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.
HOUSTON'S TIM REDDING LEFT THE GAME AFTER FOUR INNINGS DUE TO A MILD INTERCOSTAL STRAIN AND HE IS LISTED AS DAY-TO-DAY.

Updated on Tuesday, Jun 3, 2003 11:59 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Baltimore
J. Gibbons J. Gibbons
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
M. Ensberg M. Ensberg
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI