Houston 4, Cincinnati 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Cincinnati
- R. Freel flied out to center
- F. Lopez grounded out to shortstop
- S. Casey grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras singled to second
- T. Self walked, W. Taveras to second
- C. Biggio singled to center, W. Taveras to third, T. Self to second
- L. Berkman struck out looking
- M. Ensberg hit sacrifice fly to deep center, W. Taveras scored
- C. Burke flied out to right

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 1

  Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. flied out to deep center
- A. Dunn flied out to left
- J. Randa flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 1

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- A. Everett hit by pitch
- R. Chavez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, A. Everett out at second
- R. Oswalt flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 1

  Top 3rd: Cincinnati
- A. Kearns grounded out to third
- J. Valentin lined out to right
- R. Ortiz grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 1

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- W. Taveras flied out to deep center
- T. Self grounded out to second
- C. Biggio struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 1

  Top 4th: Cincinnati
- R. Freel grounded out to third
- F. Lopez doubled to left
- S. Casey singled to left, F. Lopez to third
- K. Griffey Jr. singled to left center, F. Lopez scored, S. Casey to second
- A. Dunn walked, S. Casey to third, K. Griffey Jr. to second
- J. Randa grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, A. Dunn out at second

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 1

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep right
- M. Ensberg grounded out to third
- C. Burke grounded out to second
- A. Everett struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 2

  Top 5th: Cincinnati
- A. Kearns struck out looking
- J. Valentin lined out to center
- R. Ortiz struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 2

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- R. Chavez flied out to right
- R. Oswalt grounded out to second
- W. Taveras struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 2

  Top 6th: Cincinnati
- R. Freel doubled to deep right
- F. Lopez grounded into fielder's choice, R. Freel out at third, F. Lopez to second advancing on throw
- S. Casey flied out to center
- K. Griffey Jr. struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 2

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- T. Self grounded out to second
- C. Biggio flied out to left
- L. Berkman walked
- M. Ensberg singled to center, L. Berkman to second
- C. Burke struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 2

  Top 7th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn struck out looking
- J. Randa grounded out to first
- A. Kearns grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 2

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- A. Everett singled to left
- O. Palmeiro hit for R. Chavez
- O. Palmeiro struck out looking
- J. Vizcaino hit for R. Oswalt
- J. Vizcaino struck out swinging
- W. Taveras singled to left, A. Everett to second
- K. Mercker relieved R. Ortiz
- J. Lane hit for T. Self
- J. Lane doubled to deep left center, A. Everett and W. Taveras scored
- C. Biggio walked
- L. Berkman grounded into fielder's choice, C. Biggio out at second

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 4

  Top 8th: Cincinnati
- B. Ausmus catching
- D. Wheeler relieved R. Oswalt
- O. Palmeiro in right field
- J. Vizcaino at second
- J. Valentin grounded out to second
- J. Cruz hit for K. Mercker
- J. Cruz struck out swinging
- R. Freel struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 4

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- D. Weathers relieved K. Mercker
- M. Ensberg flied out to right
- C. Burke flied out to center
- A. Everett flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 4

  Top 9th: Cincinnati
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- F. Lopez grounded out to shortstop
- S. Casey lined out to center
- K. Griffey Jr. walked
- A. Dunn flied out to deep right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 4
 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
K. Griffey Jr. K. Griffey Jr.
1-3
1 RBI
 Houston
J. Lane J. Lane
1-1
2 RBI