Cincinnati 11, Houston 6
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 10 1
Cincinnati 1 0 2 0 4 0 0 4 X 11 14 1
WP: R. Ortiz (4-6)
LP: E. Astacio (0-4)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- O. Palmeiro homered to deep right
- C. Burke doubled to center, L. Berkman and M. Ensberg scored
- B. Ausmus reached on bunt single to pitcher, C. Burke scored, E. Bruntlett to second
Bot 1st: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez homered to deep center
Bot 3rd: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep right, R. Olmedo scored
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. safe at first on E. Astacio's throwing error, F. Lopez scored, K. Griffey Jr. to second
- W. Pena doubled to deep center, K. Griffey Jr. scored
- J. Cruz singled to right, W. Pena scored
- J. Valentin doubled to left, J. Cruz scored
Top 1st: Houston
- E. Encarnacion reached on bunt single to pitcher, C. Burke scored, E. Bruntlett to second
Top 7th: Houston
- Batter singled to shortstop, B. Ausmus scored
- J. Vizcaino singled to shortstop, B. Ausmus scored
- Batter singled to center, J. Vizcaino scored
- L. Berkman singled to center, J. Vizcaino scored
Bot 8th: Cincinnati
- Batter singled to left center, E. Encarnacion scored, J. Randa to second
- Batter hit sacrifice fly to right, J. Randa scored, F. Lopez to third
- Batter homered to deep right, F. Lopez scored
Top 1st: Houston
- K. Griffey Jr. doubled to center, L. Berkman and M. Ensberg scored
- M. Lamb homered to deep right
Bot 1st: Cincinnati
- F. Lopez homered to deep center
Bot 3rd: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep right, R. Olmedo scored
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. safe at first on E. Astacio's throwing error, F. Lopez scored, K. Griffey Jr. to second
Top 1st: Houston
- J. Cruz doubled to center, L. Berkman and M. Ensberg scored
- E. Encarnacion reached on bunt single to pitcher, C. Burke scored, E. Bruntlett to second
- B. Ausmus homered to deep right
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
O. Palmeiro lf-cf 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .319
J. Vizcaino ss 5 1 1 1 0 1 1 .239
L. Berkman 1b-lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .288
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .286
J. Lane rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .233
C. Burke 2b 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 .238
E. Bruntlett cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .205
    C. Harville p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Ausmus c 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .232
E. Astacio p 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167
    C. Biggio ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .208
 Totals 37 6 10 6 1 5 12  
 Batting
2B - M Ensberg (16, R Ortiz); C Burke (9, R Ortiz); B Ausmus (7, R Ortiz).
HR - O Palmeiro (2, 1st inning off R Ortiz 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - O Palmeiro (9), C Burke 2 (10), B Ausmus (21), J Vizcaino (7), L Berkman (29).
2-out RBI - C Burke 2, B Ausmus, J Vizcaino, L Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Astacio 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - E Astacio (1, throw).
Outfield assists - E Bruntlett (R Olmedo at 1st base).
DP - 1 (E Bruntlett-C Burke-L Berkman).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
F. Lopez ss 5 3 4 2 0 0 0 .321
R. Olmedo 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 3 .500
K. Griffey Jr. cf 5 2 2 2 0 1 4 .280
A. Dunn 1b 5 1 1 2 0 1 2 .244
W. Pena rf 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .283
J. Cruz lf 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 .239
    J. Romano lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269
J. Valentin c 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .253
E. Encarnacion 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .154
R. Ortiz p 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .083
    R. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Belisle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    J. Randa ph 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298
    K. Mercker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 37 11 14 10 1 8 15  
 Batting
2B - R Olmedo (2, E Astacio); W Pena (12, E Astacio); J Valentin (5, E Astacio).
3B - F Lopez (2, E Astacio).
HR - F Lopez (14, 1st inning off E Astacio 0 on, 0 Out), A Dunn (21, 3rd inning off E Astacio 1 on, 2 Out), K Griffey Jr (15, 8th inning off C Harville 1 on, 2 Out).
SF - R Olmedo.
RBI - F Lopez 2 (48), A Dunn 2 (44), W Pena (27), J Cruz (9), J Valentin (15), R Olmedo (1), K Griffey Jr 2 (53).
2-out RBI - A Dunn 2, W Pena, J Cruz, J Valentin, K Griffey Jr 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Cruz 1, E Encarnacion 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - A Dunn (5, missed catch).
PB - J Valentin.
DP - 1 (F Lopez-R Olmedo).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Astacio (L, 0-4) 6.0 11 7 3 1 6 2 9.47
R. Springer 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.18
C. Harville 1.0 3 4 4 0 0 1 6.23
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Ortiz (W, 4-6) 6.2 8 6 5 1 4 1 6.59
R. Wagner (H, 12) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.62
M. Belisle (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.21
K. Mercker 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.62
WP - R Wagner, C Harville.
HBP - J Randa (by C Harville).
Pitches-strikes - E Astacio 116-78; R Springer 16-10; C Harville 22-15; R Ortiz 99-66; R Wagner 5-3; M Belisle 17-11; K Mercker 12-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - E Astacio 3-8; R Springer 1-0; C Harville 1-2; R Ortiz 9-7; R Wagner 1-0; M Belisle 2-1; K Mercker 1-1.
Batters faced - E Astacio 30; R Springer 3; C Harville 7; R Ortiz 29; R Wagner 2; M Belisle 4; K Mercker 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Eric Cooper. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Marvin Hudson. 3B--Chad Fairchild.
Time: 2:43.
Attendance: 28,236.
Weather: 78 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY HOUSTON LEFT FIELDER ORLANDO PALMEIRO LED OFF THE GAME.
THE HOME RUN BY CINCINNATI SHORTSTOP FELIPE LOPEZ LED OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Sunday, Jul 3, 2005 5:06 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
O. Palmeiro O. Palmeiro
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Cincinnati
F. Lopez F. Lopez
4-5, 1 HR
2 RBI