Houston 8, Cincinnati 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 8 11 0
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
WP: B. Backe (2-2)
LP: A. Harang (8-7)
 Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Houston
-J. Kent homered to deep left
Top 5th: Houston
-C. Beltran homered to deep right
-J. Bagwell homered to deep right
-L. Berkman homered to deep right
Top 9th: Houston
-J. Bagwell singled to left, O. Palmeiro scored, C. Biggio to third
-L. Berkman grounded out to shortstop, C. Biggio scored, J. Bagwell to second
-J. Kent homered to deep left center, J. Bagwell scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio lf 5 1 3 0 0 1 0 .286
    J. Lane rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237
C. Beltran cf 5 1 1 1 0 1 4 .270
J. Bagwell 1b 5 2 2 2 0 0 1 .265
    E. Bruntlett ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
L. Berkman rf-1b 5 1 1 2 0 2 2 .308
J. Kent 2b 5 2 2 3 0 0 0 .288
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
M. Lamb 3b 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 .297
J. Vizcaino ss-2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .287
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .251
B. Backe p 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .143
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph-lf 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .246
 Totals 38 8 11 8 4 9 15  
 Batting
2B - M Lamb (10, A Harang).
HR - J Kent 2 (19, 2nd inning off A Harang 0 on, 0 Out, 9th inning off J Valentine 1 on, 2 Out), C Beltran (21, 5th inning off A Harang 0 on, 1 Out), J Bagwell (21, 5th inning off A Harang 0 on, 1 Out), L Berkman (24, 5th inning off A Harang 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Kent 3 (81), C Beltran (46), J Bagwell 2 (66), L Berkman 2 (85).
2-out RBI - J Kent 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Berkman 1, B Backe 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - C Biggio (7, 2nd base off A Harang/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
DP - 3 (J Kent-J Vizcaino-J Bagwell, B Backe-J Vizcaino-J Kent, M Lamb-J Vizcaino-L Berkman).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel rf-cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .269
B. Larkin ss 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 .303
S. Casey 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .335
A. Dunn lf 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .271
D. Jimenez 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .256
W. Pena cf 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256
    A. Kearns ph-rf 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .221
F. Lopez 3b 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .245
J. LaRue c 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .248
    J. Acevedo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .050
    J. Cruz ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .238
    G. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valentine p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vander Wal ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .136
A. Harang p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .021
    J. Valentin c 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .214
 Totals 29 0 6 0 5 6 14  
 Batting
2B - S Casey (41, B Backe).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dunn 2, J Valentin 1.
GIDP - S Casey, A Harang, A Kearns.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - F Lopez (1, 2nd base by B Backe/B Ausmus).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Backe (W, 2-2) 6.0 3 0 0 3 3 0 4.74
C. Qualls 1.2 2 0 0 1 2 0 5.02
M. Gallo 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.98
D. Wheeler 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.56
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
A. Harang (L, 8-7) 5.0 7 4 4 3 6 4 4.25
J. Acevedo 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.99
G. White 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.88
J. Valentine 1.0 3 4 4 1 2 1 9.22
IBB - B Ausmus (by A Harang).
HBP - B Larkin (by B Backe).
Pitches-strikes - B Backe 91-48; C Qualls 36-20; M Gallo 5-3; D Wheeler 16-11; A Harang 99-58; J Acevedo 22-13; G White 12-10; J Valentine 28-18.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Backe 9-5; C Qualls 1-2; M Gallo 0-0; D Wheeler 2-1; A Harang 3-6; J Acevedo 1-5; G White 0-2; J Valentine 1-0.
Batters faced - B Backe 22; C Qualls 8; M Gallo 1; D Wheeler 4; A Harang 25; J Acevedo 6; G White 4; J Valentine 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Everitt. 1B--Larry Young. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Time: 2:59.
Attendance: 19,586.
Weather: 74 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS IN THE FIFTH INNING BY HOUSTON'S CARLOS BELTRAN, JEFF BAGWELL AND LANCE BERKMAN WERE BACK-TO-BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 31, 2004 10:17 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
J. Kent J. Kent
2-5, 2 HR
3 RBI
 Cincinnati
S. Casey S. Casey
2-4
0 RBI