Astros 8, Expos 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Montreal 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 0
Houston 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 X 8 9 0
WP: R. Villone (4-2)
LP: S. Downs (0-1)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
-J. Bagwell doubled to left, C. Biggio and M. Ensberg scored
-J. Bagwell scored, L. Berkman to third, B. Ausmus to second on balk
Bot 3rd: Houston
-R. Hidalgo homered to left
-B. Ausmus homered to left
Top 7th: Montreal
-O. Cabrera homered to left
-W. Cordero homered to left
Bot 8th: Houston
-J. Kent homered to left
-L. Berkman homered to right
-A. Everett tripled to deep left center, B. Ausmus scored
 Montreal
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Macias cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
J. Carroll 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .266
J. Vidro 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .318
V. Guerrero rf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .315
O. Cabrera ss 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .302
W. Cordero 1b 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 .276
J. Vitiello lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .385
   R. Calloway ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
E. Guzman c 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .231
S. Downs p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   T.J. Tucker p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125
   H. Almonte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   H. Mateo ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .284
   R. Biddle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   R. Corcoran p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 2 5 2 1 9 6  
 Batting
HR - O Cabrera (17, 7th inning off R Villone 0 on, 1 Out), W Cordero (13, 7th inning off R Villone 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - O Cabrera (66), W Cordero (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Guzman 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
PB - E Guzman.
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 .261
   D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .288
J. Bagwell 1b 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .271
J. Kent 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .296
R. Hidalgo rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .316
L. Berkman lf 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .295
B. Ausmus c 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 .213
A. Everett ss 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 .239
R. Villone p 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .130
   B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   O. Merced ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
   C. Porter cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
 Totals 33 8 9 7 3 7 7  
 Batting
2B - M Ensberg (9, S Downs); J Bagwell (20, S Downs); B Ausmus (9, R Biddle).
3B - A Everett (2, R Biddle).
HR - R Hidalgo (20, 3rd inning off S Downs 0 on, 1 Out), B Ausmus (3, 3rd inning off S Downs 0 on, 2 Out), J Kent (15, 8th inning off R Biddle 0 on, 0 Out), L Berkman (21, 8th inning off R Biddle 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bagwell 2 (72), R Hidalgo (62), B Ausmus (30), J Kent (56), L Berkman (71), A Everett (32).
2-out RBI - B Ausmus.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, R Villone 3.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - L Berkman (V Guerrero at 2nd base).
 Montreal
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
S. Downs (L, 0-1) 3.0 5 5 5 3 4 2 15.00
T.J. Tucker 3.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.16
H. Almonte 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 9.58
R. Biddle 0.1 4 3 3 0 0 2 3.98
R. Corcoran 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Villone (W, 4-2) 6.1 4 2 2 1 5 2 3.09
B. Lidge 1.2 0 0 0 0 4 0 2.51
D. Miceli 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
WP - R Villone.
IBB - L Berkman (by S Downs), A Everett (by S Downs).
BALK - S Downs.
HBP - A Everett (by T Tucker).
Pitches-strikes - S Downs 67-35; T Tucker 36-23; H Almonte 11-7; R Biddle 23-15; R Corcoran 6-5; R Villone 105-67; B Lidge 19-14; D Miceli 20-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Downs 3-2; T Tucker 2-5; H Almonte 1-1; R Biddle 1-0; R Corcoran 0-2; R Villone 5-9; B Lidge 0-1; D Miceli 2-0.
Batters faced - S Downs 17; T Tucker 10; H Almonte 3; R Biddle 5; R Corcoran 2; R Villone 24; B Lidge 5; D Miceli 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Runge. 1B--Lance Barksdale. 2B--Ed Montague. 3B--Bruce Dreckman.
Time: 2:33.
Attendance: 32,340.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY MONTREAL'S ORLANDO CABRERA AND WIL CORDERO IN THE TOP OF THE SEVENTH INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 10, 2003 5:05 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Montreal
O. Cabrera O. Cabrera
1-3, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
B. Ausmus B. Ausmus
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI