Houston 10, Cincinnati 7
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 2 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 10 14 2
Cincinnati 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 7 13 0
WP: A. Pettitte (5-7) S: D. Wheeler (1)
LP: L. Hudson (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras lined out to first
- C. Biggio singled to center
- L. Berkman doubled to center, C. Biggio scored
- M. Ensberg doubled to left, L. Berkman scored
- J. Lane walked
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- C. Burke struck out looking

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

  Bottom 1st: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez struck out swinging
- R. Aurilia lined out to second
- S. Casey singled to right
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded out to pitcher

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

  Top 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center
- A. Pettitte sacrificed to catcher, B. Ausmus to second
- B. Ausmus to third on passed ball
- W. Taveras hit by pitch
- W. Taveras caught stealing, catcher to second
- C. Biggio walked
- L. Berkman singled to center, B. Ausmus scored, C. Biggio to second
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left, C. Biggio and L. Berkman scored
- J. Lane struck out swinging

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 6, Cincinnati 0

  Bottom 2nd: Cincinnati
- J. Randa doubled to deep center
- W. Pena grounded out to second, J. Randa to third
- A. Dunn safe at first on pitcher A. Pettitte's fielding error
- J. LaRue hit sacrifice fly to right center, J. Randa scored
- E. Encarnacion hit for L. Hudson
- E. Encarnacion ground rule double to shallow left, A. Dunn to third
- F. Lopez singled to third, A. Dunn scored, E. Encarnacion to third
- R. Aurilia flied out to center

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Houston 6, Cincinnati 2

  Top 3rd: Houston
- R. Stone relieved L. Hudson
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop
- C. Burke walked
- B. Ausmus doubled to deep center, C. Burke scored
- A. Pettitte struck out swinging
- W. Taveras lined out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Cincinnati 2

  Bottom 3rd: Cincinnati
- S. Casey singled to right center
- K. Griffey Jr. singled to center, S. Casey to second, S. Casey to third, K. Griffey Jr. to second on center fielder W. Taveras' fielding error
- J. Randa grounded out to pitcher
- W. Pena grounded out to shortstop, S. Casey scored, K. Griffey Jr. to third
- A. Dunn doubled to right, K. Griffey Jr. scored
- J. LaRue grounded out to second

2 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Houston 7, Cincinnati 4

  Top 4th: Houston
- C. Biggio fouled out to first
- L. Berkman lined out to right
- M. Ensberg flied out to center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 4th: Cincinnati
- R. Stone struck out swinging
- F. Lopez singled to center
- R. Aurilia struck out swinging
- S. Casey grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Cincinnati 4

  Top 5th: Houston
- J. Lane doubled to deep center
- A. Everett homered to deep left, J. Lane scored
- C. Burke flied out to center
- B. Ausmus struck out looking
- A. Pettitte flied out to center

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 9, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 5th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded out to first
- J. Randa singled to center
- W. Pena singled to right center, J. Randa to second
- A. Dunn fouled out to third
- J. LaRue lined out to shortstop

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 9, Cincinnati 4

  Top 6th: Houston
- B. Shackelford relieved R. Stone
- W. Taveras popped out to shortstop
- C. Biggio grounded out to shortstop
- L. Berkman singled to right
- M. Ensberg doubled to left, L. Berkman to third
- L. Berkman scored, M. Ensberg to third on passed ball
- J. Lane struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 6th: Cincinnati
- J. Romano hit for B. Shackelford
- J. Romano struck out looking
- F. Lopez grounded out to pitcher
- R. Aurilia grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 4

  Top 7th: Houston
- T. Coffey relieved B. Shackelford
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- C. Burke struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus doubled to left
- M. Lamb hit for A. Pettitte
- M. Lamb flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 7th: Cincinnati
- R. Springer relieved A. Pettitte
- S. Casey struck out looking
- K. Griffey Jr. struck out swinging
- J. Randa struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 4

  Top 8th: Houston
- W. Taveras grounded out to third
- C. Biggio singled to center
- L. Berkman flied out to center
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 4

  Bottom 8th: Cincinnati
- W. Pena struck out swinging
- J. Franco relieved R. Springer
- A. Dunn singled to right center
- J. LaRue walked, A. Dunn to second
- R. Olmedo hit for T. Coffey
- R. Olmedo struck out swinging
- F. Lopez singled to first, A. Dunn to third, J. LaRue to second
- R. Aurilia doubled to deep center, A. Dunn, J. LaRue and F. Lopez scored
- S. Casey grounded out to second

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 7

  Top 9th: Houston
- K. Mercker relieved T. Coffey
- J. Lane popped out to shallow left center
- A. Everett walked
- A. Everett to second on wild pitch
- C. Burke singled to right center, A. Everett to third
- C. Burke caught stealing, pitcher to first to shortstop
- B. Ausmus grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 7

  Bottom 9th: Cincinnati
- D. Wheeler relieved J. Franco
- E. Bruntlett in left field
- K. Griffey Jr. flied out to left
- J. Randa grounded out to third
- W. Pena struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 10, Cincinnati 7
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
M. Ensberg M. Ensberg
3-5, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Cincinnati
F. Lopez F. Lopez
3-5
1 RBI