Houston 4, Cincinnati 1
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(21-32)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
Houston 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 X 4 7 0
WP: R. Oswalt (6-6) S: B. Lidge (12)
LP: R. Ortiz (1-4)
(20-32)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
- M. Ensberg hit sacrifice fly to deep center, W. Taveras scored
Top 4th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. singled to left center, F. Lopez scored, S. Casey to second
Bot 4th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep right
Bot 7th: Houston
- J. Lane doubled to deep left center, A. Everett and W. Taveras scored
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .314
F. Lopez ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .295
S. Casey 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .319
K. Griffey Jr. cf 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 .267
A. Dunn lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .235
J. Randa 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .285
A. Kearns rf 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .226
J. Valentin c 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
R. Ortiz p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cruz ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .275
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 1 4 1 2 6 7  
 Batting
2B - F Lopez (14, R Oswalt); R Freel (13, R Oswalt).
RBI - K Griffey Jr (36).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Griffey Jr 1.
GIDP - J Randa.
Team LOB - 4.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (F Lopez-R Freel-S Casey).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 .255
T. Self rf 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .211
    J. Lane ph 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .223
    B. Ausmus c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
C. Biggio 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .285
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Berkman 1b 3 1 1 1 1 1 5 .238
M. Ensberg 3b 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 .277
C. Burke lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .204
A. Everett ss 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .226
R. Chavez c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203
    O. Palmeiro ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .310
R. Oswalt p 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
    J. Vizcaino ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235
 Totals 29 4 7 4 3 7 14  
 Batting
2B - J Lane (11, K Mercker).
HR - L Berkman (2, 4th inning off R Ortiz 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - M Ensberg.
RBI - M Ensberg (27), L Berkman (7), J Lane 2 (19).
2-out RBI - J Lane 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Berkman 1, C Burke 2.
GIDP - R Chavez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Biggio-A Everett-L Berkman).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz (L, 1-4) 6.2 6 4 4 2 7 1 5.23
K. Mercker 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.28
D. Weathers 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.60
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 6-6) 7.0 4 1 1 1 4 0 3.06
D. Wheeler (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.52
B. Lidge (S, 12) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.00
HBP - A Everett (by R Ortiz).
Pitches-strikes - R Ortiz 111-68; K Mercker 10-6; D Weathers 6-5; R Oswalt 86-57; D Wheeler 17-12; B Lidge 16-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Ortiz 7-6; K Mercker 1-0; D Weathers 0-3; R Oswalt 10-7; D Wheeler 1-0; B Lidge 1-2.
Batters faced - R Ortiz 28; K Mercker 3; D Weathers 3; R Oswalt 25; D Wheeler 3; B Lidge 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Nauert. 1B--Gary Darling. 2B--Larry Poncino. 3B--Mark Wegner.
Time: 2:23.
Attendance: 31,571.
Weather: 86 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, out to left.
Game Notes
CINCINNATI SHORTSTOP FELIPE LOPEZ EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 14 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, Jun 1, 2005 10:31 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
K. Griffey Jr. K. Griffey Jr.
1-3
1 RBI
 Houston
J. Lane J. Lane
1-1
2 RBI