Houston 14, Milwaukee 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Milwaukee 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 8 4
Houston 4 0 0 3 1 2 0 4 X 14 11 0
WP: B. Backe (1-0)
LP: M. Kinney (0-2)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Milwaukee
-S. Podsednik homered to deep right
Bot 1st: Houston
-J. Kent hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Biggio scored
-R. Hidalgo doubled to left, A. Everett and J. Bagwell scored, L. Berkman to third
-M. Lamb safe at first on shortstop B. Hall's fielding error, L. Berkman scored, R. Hidalgo to third
Top 2nd: Milwaukee
-B. Clark homered to deep left, L. Overbay scored
Bot 4th: Houston
-C. Biggio homered to deep left, B. Ausmus and M. Ensberg scored
Bot 5th: Houston
-M. Lamb caught stealing
Top 6th: Milwaukee
-S. Podsednik homered to deep right
Bot 6th: Houston
-R. Hidalgo doubled to deep center, A. Everett and J. Bagwell scored
Top 8th: Milwaukee
-K. Ginter homered to deep right
Bot 8th: Houston
-J. Bagwell homered to deep left
-M. Lamb homered to deep left, J. Kent and R. Hidalgo scored
 Milwaukee
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
S. Podsednik cf 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 .321
B. Hall ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .167
K. Ginter 2b 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333
G. Jenkins lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .283
L. Overbay 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .231
W. Helms 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
    T. Durrington ph-3b-p 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200
B. Clark rf 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .312
G. Bennett c 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .316
M. Kinney p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    B. Kieschnick p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
    A. Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Grieve ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .194
    D. Burba p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Vizcaino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Counsell 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
 Totals 34 5 8 5 1 5 9  
 Batting
2B - L Overbay (3, M Gallo).
3B - G Jenkins (3, B Duckworth).
HR - S Podsednik 2 (3, 1st inning off B Duckworth 0 on, 0 Out, 6th inning off B Backe 0 on, 0 Out), B Clark (3, 2nd inning off B Duckworth 1 on, 1 Out), K Ginter (2, 8th inning off B Lidge 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - S Podsednik 2 (6), B Clark 2 (6), K Ginter (5).
2-out RBI - K Ginter.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Bennett 1, B Grieve 1.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - B Hall (2, pop up); W Helms (2, ground ball); G Bennett (1, throw), T Durrington (2, ground ball).
PB - G Bennett.
DP - 1 (B Hall-K Ginter-L Overbay).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 5 2 2 3 0 0 3 .391
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vizcaino ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .077
A. Everett ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 .326
J. Bagwell 1b 2 3 1 1 3 0 1 .372
J. Kent 2b 3 1 0 1 1 0 4 .234
    O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Berkman lf 3 1 0 0 2 1 2 .231
R. Hidalgo rf 4 1 2 4 1 2 2 .447
M. Lamb 3b 5 2 2 3 0 0 3 .357
B. Ausmus c 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .325
B. Duckworth p 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
    M. Ensberg ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .207
    B. Backe p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Harville p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph-cf 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
 Totals 35 14 11 12 10 4 20  
 Batting
2B - C Biggio (8, M Kinney); R Hidalgo 2 (5, A Hernandez, M Kinney); B Ausmus (1, M Kinney); M Lamb (1, A Hernandez).
HR - C Biggio (2, 4th inning off M Kinney 2 on, 0 Out), J Bagwell (4, 8th inning off L Vizcaino 0 on, 1 Out), M Lamb (1, 8th inning off L Vizcaino 2 on, 2 Out).
SF - J Kent.
RBI - J Kent (10), R Hidalgo 4 (19), C Biggio 3 (13), J Bagwell (13), M Lamb 3 (4).
2-out RBI - R Hidalgo 2, M Lamb 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 2, J Vizcaino 1, R Hidalgo 1, M Lamb 1.
GIDP - J Kent.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - J Bagwell (1, 2nd base by B Kieschnick/G Bennett), M Lamb (1, Home by A Hernandez).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (B Duckworth-M Lamb-J Kent).
 Milwaukee
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Kinney (L, 0-2) 3.0 5 7 6 5 1 1 9.42
B. Kieschnick 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.15
A. Hernandez 2.0 3 3 2 1 2 0 16.20
D. Burba 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.93
L. Vizcaino 0.2 3 4 1 2 0 2 2.08
T. Durrington 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Duckworth 4.0 4 3 3 0 1 2 6.75
B. Backe (W, 1-0) 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.76
M. Gallo 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
C. Harville 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
B. Lidge 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.59
O. Dotel 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.06
WP - M Kinney, A Hernandez, O Dotel.
Pitches-strikes - M Kinney 78-40; B Kieschnick 23-12; A Hernandez 36-21; D Burba 20-12; L Vizcaino 38-24; T Durrington 1-1; B Duckworth 50-34; B Backe 24-18; M Gallo 9-5; C Harville 20-11; B Lidge 10-9; O Dotel 20-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - M Kinney 3-5; B Kieschnick 1-0; A Hernandez 2-2; D Burba 1-2; L Vizcaino 1-1; T Durrington 0-1; B Duckworth 2-8; B Backe 2-2; M Gallo 0-1; C Harville 2-0; B Lidge 1-1; O Dotel 1-1.
Batters faced - M Kinney 19; B Kieschnick 5; A Hernandez 10; D Burba 3; L Vizcaino 8; T Durrington 1; B Duckworth 15; B Backe 6; M Gallo 2; C Harville 4; B Lidge 4; O Dotel 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Alfonso Marquez. 1B--Rick Reed. 2B--Ed Rapuano. 3B--Ted Barrett.
Time: 3:16.
Attendance: 40,030.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY MILWAUKEE'S SCOTT PODSEDNIK LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Sunday, Apr 18, 2004 5:20 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Milwaukee
S. Podsednik S. Podsednik
2-4, 2 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
R. Hidalgo R. Hidalgo
2-4
4 RBI