Astros 3, Marlins 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0
Florida 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
WP: J. Fernandez (1-0) S: B. Wagner (33)
LP: M. Redman (9-5)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Houston
-A. Everett singled to left center, J. Kent scored, L. Berkman to third
Bot 2nd: Florida
-M. Cabrera singled to center, J. Encarnacion scored
Top 3rd: Houston
-O. Merced homered to right
-L. Berkman singled to shallow right center, M. Ensberg scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Merced rf 5 1 1 1 0 1 2 .241
M. Ensberg 3b 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .282
J. Bagwell 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .274
J. Kent 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .294
L. Berkman lf 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 .291
A. Everett ss 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .242
B. Ausmus c 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .212
C. Porter cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .222
J. Fernandez p 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
   B. Lidge p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
   O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   E. Bruntlett ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268
   B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 3 9 3 1 8 18  
 Batting
2B - M Ensberg (8, M Redman).
HR - O Merced (2, 3rd inning off M Redman 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Everett (29), O Merced (23), L Berkman (68).
2-out RBI - L Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Fernandez 1, B Ausmus 2.
Team LOB - 8.
 Florida
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Pierre cf 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .302
L. Castillo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .319
I. Rodriguez c 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .311
   M. Redmond c 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258
M. Lowell 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 .287
   M. Mordecai pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .193
J. Encarnacion rf 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .269
D. Lee 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
M. Cabrera lf 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 .258
A. Gonzalez ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .283
M. Redman p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .024
   A. Fox ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
   A. Almanza p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 1 5 1 1 8 9  
 Batting
2B - J Encarnacion (23, J Fernandez).
RBI - M Cabrera (28).
2-out RBI - M Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Rodriguez 1, J Encarnacion 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre (53, 2nd base off J Fernandez/B Ausmus).
CS - L Castillo (11, 2nd base by B Lidge/B Ausmus), J Pierre (12, 2nd base by J Fernandez).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Fernandez (W, 1-0) 5.1 3 1 1 1 4 0 1.69
B. Lidge 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.40
O. Dotel 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.63
B. Wagner (S, 33) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.92
 Florida
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Redman (L, 9-5) 8.0 8 3 3 1 7 1 2.92
A. Almanza 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.98
WP - J Fernandez.
HBP - J Pierre (by J Fernandez); A Everett (by M Redman).
Pitches-strikes - J Fernandez 78-48; B Lidge 19-12; O Dotel 10-8; B Wagner 20-15; M Redman 126-80; A Almanza 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Fernandez 3-8; B Lidge 1-2; O Dotel 1-0; B Wagner 0-2; M Redman 6-11; A Almanza 1-1.
Batters faced - J Fernandez 20; B Lidge 4; O Dotel 3; B Wagner 5; M Redman 34; A Almanza 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Justin Klemm. 1B--Marty Foster. 2B--Fieldin Culbreth. 3B--Terry Craft.
Ejections: FLORIDA's Rodriguez by Klemm (6th).
Time: 2:32.
Attendance: 12,262.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, right to left.
Game Notes
FLORIDA'S IVAN RODRIGUEZ WAS EJECTED FROM THE GAME BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JUSTIN KLEMM IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 3, 2003 4:15 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
O. Merced O. Merced
1-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Florida
M. Cabrera M. Cabrera
1-3
1 RBI