Houston 12, Philadelphia 10
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 0 0 1 1 7 2 0 12 15 1
Philadelphia 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 3 0 10 14 0
WP: C. Qualls (1-0) S: B. Lidge (15)
LP: R. Hernandez (2-4)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Houston
-R. Chavez struck out swinging, M. Lamb stole home, E. Bruntlett stole second
Bot 3rd: Philadelphia
-B. Abreu doubled to deep center, B. Myers and J. Rollins scored
-J. Thome homered to deep right, B. Abreu scored
Top 5th: Houston
-C. Beltran doubled to deep right, R. Chavez scored
Bot 5th: Philadelphia
-L. Collier homered to deep left
-D. Bell singled to center, B. Abreu scored, J. Thome to second
-M. Byrd hit by pitch, J. Thome scored, D. Bell to third, P. Polanco to second
Top 6th: Houston
-M. Ensberg grounded out to third, J. Kent scored
Top 7th: Houston
-C. Biggio homered to deep left, B. Ausmus scored
-L. Berkman homered to deep center, C. Beltran scored
-E. Bruntlett homered to deep left, M. Lamb and M. Ensberg scored
Top 8th: Houston
-J. Kent doubled to deep center, C. Beltran and L. Berkman scored
Bot 8th: Philadelphia
-D. Glanville singled to shortstop, M. Byrd scored, J. Rollins to second
-B. Abreu doubled to right center, J. Rollins and D. Glanville scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio lf 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 .287
    J. Lane lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
C. Beltran cf 4 2 3 1 1 0 1 .268
L. Berkman rf 4 2 1 2 1 0 1 .306
J. Kent 2b 5 1 3 2 0 1 2 .285
M. Lamb 1b 4 2 1 0 1 2 2 .293
M. Ensberg 3b 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 .269
E. Bruntlett ss 4 1 1 3 1 1 0 .259
R. Chavez c 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .196
    O. Palmeiro ph 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .233
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Bullinger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Miceli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Vizcaino ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .276
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Hernandez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Ausmus ph-c 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .246
 Totals 40 12 15 11 4 8 10  
 Batting
2B - M Lamb (8, B Myers); C Biggio (33, B Myers); C Beltran (11, B Myers); J Kent (25, F Rodriguez).
3B - J Kent (6, B Myers); J Vizcaino (2, T Worrell).
HR - C Biggio (18, 7th inning off B Myers 1 on, 1 Out), L Berkman (19, 7th inning off R Hernandez 1 on, 1 Out), E Bruntlett (2, 7th inning off R Cormier 2 on, 2 Out).
S - C Hernandez.
RBI - C Beltran (34), M Ensberg (50), C Biggio 2 (46), L Berkman 2 (73), E Bruntlett 3 (5), J Kent 2 (70).
2-out RBI - C Beltran, E Bruntlett 3, J Kent 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Kent 2, B Ausmus 1, L Berkman 1, M Lamb 1, C Hernandez 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - M Lamb (1, Home off B Myers/T Pratt), E Bruntlett (2, 2nd base off B Myers/T Pratt), C Beltran 2 (15, 2nd base off R Hernandez/T Pratt, 2nd base off F Rodriguez/T Pratt).
 
 Fielding
E - M Ensberg (11, ground ball).
TP - (M Ensberg-J Kent-M Lamb).
 Philadelphia
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Rollins ss 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 .280
L. Collier lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .316
    D. Glanville lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .220
B. Abreu rf 5 2 2 4 0 1 2 .295
J. Thome 1b 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 .282
D. Bell 3b 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 .279
    T. Worrell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
P. Polanco 2b-3b 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .282
M. Byrd cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .239
T. Pratt c 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .237
    T. Perez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229
B. Myers p 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 .179
    R. Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Cormier p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Utley ph-2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .270
 Totals 40 10 14 10 2 4 14  
 Batting
2B - B Abreu 2 (33, C Hernandez, K Bullinger); M Byrd (10, C Hernandez).
HR - J Thome (36, 3rd inning off C Hernandez 1 on, 2 Out), L Collier (1, 5th inning off C Hernandez 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Abreu 4 (87), J Thome 2 (83), L Collier (2), D Bell (55), M Byrd (26), D Glanville (9).
2-out RBI - B Abreu 4, J Thome 2, D Glanville.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Bell 1, J Thome 1, J Rollins 1.
GITP - T Pratt.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Byrd (J Kent at 2nd base).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Hernandez 4.0 9 7 6 1 1 2 8.10
D. Weathers 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.57
C. Qualls (W, 1-0) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 9.95
M. Gallo 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.93
K. Bullinger 1.1 4 3 3 1 1 0 4.76
D. Miceli 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.93
B. Lidge (S, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.92
 Philadelphia
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Myers 6.1 9 6 6 1 3 1 5.50
R. Hernandez (L, 2-4) 0.1 3 3 3 1 0 1 4.84
R. Cormier 0.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.19
F. Rodriguez 1.0 1 2 2 2 1 0 3.38
T. Worrell 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 4.01
IBB - L Berkman (by F Rodriguez), J Thome (by K Bullinger).
HBP - J Rollins (by C Hernandez); M Byrd (by D Weathers).
Pitches-strikes - C Hernandez 73-44; D Weathers 10-6; C Qualls 22-16; M Gallo 2-1; K Bullinger 29-16; D Miceli 4-2; B Lidge 11-9; B Myers 100-67; R Hernandez 17-9; R Cormier 6-4; F Rodriguez 23-10; T Worrell 17-12.
Ground balls-fly balls - C Hernandez 5-6; D Weathers 1-0; C Qualls 1-0; M Gallo 0-1; K Bullinger 2-1; D Miceli 1-0; B Lidge 3-0; B Myers 10-6; R Hernandez 0-0; R Cormier 0-0; F Rodriguez 0-2; T Worrell 0-0.
Batters faced - C Hernandez 24; D Weathers 2; C Qualls 4; M Gallo 1; K Bullinger 9; D Miceli 1; B Lidge 3; B Myers 29; R Hernandez 4; R Cormier 2; F Rodriguez 6; T Worrell 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Tim Tschida. 2B--Joe Brinkman. 3B--Jeff Nelson.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 43,543.
Weather: 79 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
PHILADELPHIA'S TODD PRATT GROUNDED INTO A TRIPLE PLAY IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING. PRATT GROUNDED TO THIRD BASEMAN MORGAN ENSBERG, WHO STEPPED ON THIRD, FORCING OUT PLACIDO POLANCO. ENSBERG THREW TO SECOND BASEMAN, JEFF KENT, FORCING OUT MARLON BYRD. KENT THREW TO FIRST BASEMAN MIKE LAMB TO COMPLETE THE TRIPLE PLAY. HOUSTON LAST TURNED A TRIPLE PLAY ON AUGUST 4, 1991 AGAINST THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS. THE LAST TIME PHILADELPHIA HIT INTO A TRIPLE PLAY WAS SEPTEMBER 3, 2002 AGAINST MONTREAL.

Updated on Thursday, Aug 19, 2004 7:38 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
J. Kent J. Kent
3-5
2 RBI
 Philadelphia
B. Abreu B. Abreu
2-5
4 RBI