Houston 5, Cincinnati 2
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(3-3)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Houston 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 X 5 11 1
WP: R. Oswalt (1-1) S: B. Lidge (3)
LP: E. Milton (1-1)
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Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio homered to deep left
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- W. Pena homered to deep left
Top 4th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn tripled to deep right, J. Randa scored
Bot 4th: Houston
- W. Taveras hit sacrifice fly to center, C. Burke scored, R. Chavez to second
Bot 5th: Houston
- J. Bagwell homered to deep left, C. Biggio scored
- M. Ensberg homered to deep right center
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel 2b 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .286
K. Griffey Jr. cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .350
S. Casey 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .231
J. Randa 3b 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .400
A. Dunn lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .208
W. Pena rf 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .222
J. LaRue c 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .400
F. Lopez ss 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .167
E. Milton p 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cruz Jr. ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Weber p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Jimenez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
 Totals 32 2 6 2 4 5 14  
 Batting
2B - F Lopez (1, B Lidge).
3B - A Dunn (1, R Oswalt).
HR - W Pena (2, 2nd inning off R Oswalt 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - W Pena (2), A Dunn (6).
2-out RBI - W Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - F Lopez 1, E Milton 1, R Freel 1.
GIDP - R Freel.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
CS - R Freel (3, 2nd base by R Oswalt/R Chavez).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
A. Everett ss 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 .111
C. Biggio 2b 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 .429
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Bagwell 1b 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 .312
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .278
J. Lane rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .368
C. Burke lf 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 .500
    O. Palmeiro lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
R. Chavez c 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .333
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Bruntlett 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
W. Taveras cf 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 .529
R. Oswalt p 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250
    B. Ausmus c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
 Totals 33 5 11 5 3 6 14  
 Batting
2B - C Biggio (3, B Weber).
HR - C Biggio (1, 1st inning off E Milton 0 on, 1 Out), J Bagwell (2, 5th inning off E Milton 1 on, 1 Out), M Ensberg (1, 5th inning off E Milton 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - W Taveras.
RBI - C Biggio (4), W Taveras (2), J Bagwell 2 (4), M Ensberg (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Oswalt 1, C Biggio 1, M Lamb 2, M Ensberg 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - C Biggio (2, 3rd base off B Weber/J LaRue), A Everett (1, 2nd base off K Mercker/J LaRue).
CS - W Taveras (1, 2nd base by D Weathers/J LaRue).
 
 Fielding
E - C Biggio (1, ground ball).
DP - 1 (M Ensberg-C Biggio-J Bagwell).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Milton (L, 1-1) 4.1 8 5 5 1 2 3 7.45
D. Weathers 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.50
B. Weber 0.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 6.75
K. Mercker 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.86
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 1-1) 7.0 5 2 2 5 2 1 5.54
R. Springer (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
B. Lidge (S, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
IBB - F Lopez (by R Oswalt).
HBP - W Taveras (by D Weathers).
Pitches-strikes - E Milton 79-58; D Weathers 19-13; B Weber 19-9; K Mercker 21-10; R Oswalt 111-67; R Springer 10-6; B Lidge 13-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Milton 3-8; D Weathers 1-1; B Weber 1-0; K Mercker 2-1; R Oswalt 13-5; R Springer 1-1; B Lidge 0-1.
Batters faced - E Milton 22; D Weathers 6; B Weber 5; K Mercker 5; R Oswalt 30; R Springer 3; B Lidge 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--C.B. Bucknor. 1B--Phil Cuzzi. 2B--Bob Davidson. 3B--Ed Rapuano.
Time: 2:35.
Attendance: 31,832.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 21 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY HOUSTON'S JEFF BAGWELL AND MORGAN ENSBERG IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK TO BACK.

Updated on Monday, Apr 11, 2005 2:50 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
W. Pena W. Pena
1-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI