Houston 6, Cincinnati 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 8 1
Houston 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 X 6 9 2
WP: D. Miceli (1-1) S: O. Dotel (4)
LP: T. Jones (1-1)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
-B. Larson doubled to left, S. Casey scored, A. Dunn to third
-J. Valentin hit sacrifice fly to right, A. Dunn scored, B. Larson to third
Top 3rd: Cincinnati
-K. Griffey Jr. singled to right, R. Freel to third, J. Castro to second, R. Freel scored, J. Castro to second on right fielder R. Hidalgo's fielding error, J. Castro out at third
Top 4th: Cincinnati
-J. Valentin doubled to left, B. Larson scored
Bot 4th: Houston
-J. Bagwell doubled to deep left, A. Everett scored
-J. Kent homered to deep left, J. Bagwell scored
Top 8th: Cincinnati
-A. Dunn homered to deep right
Bot 8th: Houston
-M. Lamb singled to center, J. Bagwell and J. Kent scored, L. Berkman to third, M. Lamb to second advancing on throw
-B. Ausmus sacrificed to pitcher, L. Berkman scored, M. Lamb to third
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel 2b 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 .236
    D. Jimenez 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
J. Castro ss-3b 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .238
K. Griffey Jr. cf 5 0 2 0 0 2 0 .233
S. Casey 1b 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 .400
A. Dunn lf 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 .314
B. Larson 3b 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .389
    J. Romano rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
J. Valentin c 3 0 1 2 0 1 1 .100
W. Pena rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .250
    T. Jones p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Lidle p 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 .143
    B. Larkin ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277
 Totals 34 5 8 4 4 10 15  
 Batting
2B - B Larson (1, T Redding); J Valentin (1, T Redding).
HR - A Dunn (9, 8th inning off D Miceli 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - J Valentin.
RBI - B Larson (4), J Valentin 2 (2), A Dunn (19).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Lidle 1, J Castro 1, S Casey 1, W Pena 1.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - R Freel (5, 2nd base off T Redding/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
E - J Castro (1, ground ball).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .348
A. Everett ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .298
J. Bagwell 1b 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 .345
J. Kent 2b 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 .284
L. Berkman lf 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .293
R. Hidalgo rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .356
M. Ensberg 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .190
    D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .371
    O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 .256
T. Redding p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
    B. Backe p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .227
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Harville p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vizcaino 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .133
 Totals 31 6 9 6 2 7 14  
 Batting
2B - J Bagwell (7, C Lidle).
HR - J Kent (3, 4th inning off C Lidle 1 on, 0 Out).
S - B Ausmus , M Ensberg.
RBI - J Bagwell (19), J Kent 2 (18), M Lamb 2 (13), B Ausmus (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - O Palmeiro 2, J Vizcaino 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - C Biggio (1, 2nd base by C Lidle/J Valentin).
 
 Fielding
E - R Hidalgo (1, bobble); J Vizcaino (2, throw).
Outfield assists - R Hidalgo (J Castro at 3rd base).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Lidle 7.0 5 3 3 2 6 1 4.75
T. Jones (L, 1-1) 1.0 4 3 3 0 1 0 6.28
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Redding 3.0 5 4 4 2 5 0 10.57
B. Backe 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.25
M. Gallo 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
C. Harville 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.32
D. Miceli (W, 1-1) 2.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 1.10
O. Dotel (S, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.38
HBP - R Freel (by T Redding); C Biggio (by C Lidle).
Pitches-strikes - C Lidle 105-70; T Jones 20-15; T Redding 67-42; B Backe 15-11; M Gallo 17-12; C Harville 4-4; D Miceli 30-20; O Dotel 14-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Lidle 7-7; T Jones 1-1; T Redding 0-3; B Backe 1-1; M Gallo 1-3; C Harville 1-0; D Miceli 0-3; O Dotel 0-3.
Batters faced - C Lidle 29; T Jones 7; T Redding 16; B Backe 4; M Gallo 5; C Harville 2; D Miceli 8; O Dotel 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Schrieber. 1B--Ed Montague. 2B--Jerry Layne. 3B--Jerry Meals.
Time: 2:51.
Attendance: 38,313.
Weather: 66 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
CINCINNATI'S RYAN FREEL LEFT THE GAME IN THE SIXTH INNING WITH NECK SPASMS.

Updated on Sunday, May 2, 2004 5:18 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Cincinnati
B. Larson B. Larson
2-4
1 RBI
 Houston
J. Kent J. Kent
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI