Reds 9, Astros 7, 10 innings
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Houston 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 7 11 1
Cincinnati 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 9 10 1
WP: R. Wagner (2-0)
LP: B. Lidge (4-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
-J. Kent homered to left, C. Biggio scored
Bot 1st: Cincinnati
-J. LaRue homered to left, R. Olmedo scored
Top 7th: Houston
-R. Villone homered to right
Bot 7th: Cincinnati
-R. Olmedo doubled to left, R. Mateo and R. Taylor scored, D. Stenson to third
-J. LaRue singled to left, D. Stenson and R. Olmedo scored, J. LaRue to second advancing on throw
-D. Jimenez singled to right, J. LaRue scored, D. Jimenez out at second advancing on throw
Top 8th: Houston
-G. Blum hit sacrifice fly to left center, L. Berkman scored
-C. Biggio homered to left, A. Everett and B. Ausmus scored
Bot 10th: Cincinnati
-A. Dunn homered to right, D. Jimenez scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 5 2 3 3 0 1 0 .258
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .289
   O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   O. Merced ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .239
   B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Bagwell 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .271
J. Kent 2b 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 .294
L. Berkman lf 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 .285
R. Hidalgo rf 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 .308
B. Ausmus c 4 1 1 0 1 2 4 .220
A. Everett ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .236
R. Villone p 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .154
   G. Blum 3b 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .257
 Totals 39 7 11 7 5 7 21  
 Batting
2B - J Kent (29, D Graves).
HR - J Kent (16, 1st inning off D Graves 1 on, 2 Out), R Villone (1, 7th inning off D Graves 0 on, 0 Out), C Biggio (11, 8th inning off C Reitsma 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - G Blum.
RBI - J Kent 2 (61), R Villone (1), G Blum (41), C Biggio 3 (42).
2-out RBI - J Kent 2, C Biggio 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 2, J Bagwell 1.
GIDP - J Kent.
Team LOB - 8.
 Fielding
E - J Kent (8, ground ball).
Outfield assists - R Hidalgo (D Jimenez at 2nd base).
PB - B Ausmus.
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Olmedo ss 4 2 1 2 1 0 0 .289
J. LaRue c 5 2 2 4 0 1 0 .239
   R. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Jimenez 2b 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 .331
S. Casey 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295
   W. Pena cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .161
A. Dunn 1b 5 1 1 2 0 1 2 .215
R. Mateo rf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .254
B. Larson 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .105
   J. Castro 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .247
R. Taylor lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .209
D. Graves p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .115
   D. Stenson ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000
   J. Riedling p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
   C. Reitsma p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
   K. Stinnett ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .252
 Totals 37 9 10 9 4 6 12  
 Batting
2B - R Olmedo (4, O Dotel).
HR - J Larue (15, 1st inning off R Villone 1 on, 0 Out), A Dunn (27, 10th inning off B Lidge 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J LaRue 4 (44), R Olmedo 2 (11), D Jimenez (10), A Dunn 2 (57).
2-out RBI - R Olmedo 2, J LaRue 2, D Jimenez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Taylor 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
Picked Off - R Mateo (2nd base, R Villone).
 
 Fielding
E - R Olmedo (9, throw).
DP - 1 (B Larson-D Jimenez-S Casey).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Villone 6.1 3 3 3 3 1 1 3.20
O. Dotel 0.2 4 4 4 1 0 0 2.94
B. Wagner 2.0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1.80
B. Lidge (L, 4-3) 0.1 2 2 2 0 1 1 2.99
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
D. Graves 7.0 8 3 3 3 4 2 5.18
J. Riedling 0.2 2 3 3 1 0 0 5.24
C. Reitsma 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.97
R. Wagner (W, 2-0) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.77
IBB - R Hidalgo (by D Graves).
BALK - B Lidge.
Pitches-strikes - R Villone 93-54; O Dotel 17-10; B Wagner 26-20; B Lidge 12-8; D Graves 93-63; J Riedling 18-12; C Reitsma 24-16; R Wagner 19-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Villone 8-9; O Dotel 0-1; B Wagner 0-2; B Lidge 0-0; D Graves 7-10; J Riedling 0-2; C Reitsma 0-2; R Wagner 0-2.
Batters faced - R Villone 24; O Dotel 6; B Wagner 8; B Lidge 3; D Graves 31; J Riedling 5; C Reitsma 5; R Wagner 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Bruce Froemming. 2B--Ron Kulpa. 3B--Rob Drake.
Time: 3:09.
Attendance: 33,349.
Weather: 83 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN IN THE FIRST INNING BY HOUSTON'S JEFF KENT EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES.

Updated on Friday, Aug 15, 2003 10:36 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Cincinnati
J. LaRue J. LaRue
2-5, 1 HR
4 RBI