Houston 7, Washington 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 11 1
Houston 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 X 7 13 1
WP: W. Rodriguez (7-5) S: B. Lidge (28)
LP: L. Hernandez (13-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Washington
- B. Watson flied out to left
- J. Vidro homered to deep left center
- N. Johnson fouled out to third
- V. Castilla singled to center
- B. Wilkerson flied out to left

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras singled to left center
- C. Biggio singled to center, W. Taveras to third
- L. Berkman struck out looking
- M. Ensberg walked, C. Biggio to second
- M. Lamb singled to right center, W. Taveras scored, C. Biggio to third, M. Ensberg to second
- O. Palmeiro doubled to right, C. Biggio, M. Lamb and M. Ensberg scored
- A. Everett flied out to center, O. Palmeiro to third
- H. Quintero intentionally walked
- W. Rodriguez popped out to shortstop

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

  Top 2nd: Washington
- P. Wilson walked
- B. Schneider singled to right, P. Wilson to second
- J. Carroll grounded into fielder's choice, P. Wilson to third, B. Schneider out at second
- L. Hernandez doubled to left, P. Wilson scored, J. Carroll to third
- B. Watson grounded out to second, J. Carroll scored, L. Hernandez to third
- J. Vidro walked
- N. Johnson grounded out to second

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 3, Houston 4

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- W. Taveras grounded out to second
- C. Biggio singled to center
- L. Berkman struck out looking
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 3, Houston 4

  Top 3rd: Washington
- V. Castilla grounded out to shortstop
- B. Wilkerson struck out looking
- P. Wilson grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 3, Houston 4

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- M. Lamb flied out to center
- O. Palmeiro flied out to left
- A. Everett flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 3, Houston 4

  Top 4th: Washington
- B. Schneider popped out to shallow right center
- J. Carroll grounded out to second
- L. Hernandez homered to deep left
- B. Watson grounded out to second

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

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- H. Quintero grounded out to pitcher
- W. Rodriguez struck out looking
- W. Taveras singled to center
- C. Biggio doubled to deep left center, W. Taveras scored
- L. Berkman grounded out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 4, Houston 5

  Top 5th: Washington
- J. Vidro singled to right
- N. Johnson flied out to deep center
- V. Castilla singled to center, J. Vidro to second
- B. Wilkerson flied into double play left to second to first, V. Castilla out at first

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 4, Houston 5

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- M. Ensberg walked
- M. Lamb grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, M. Ensberg out at second
- O. Palmeiro doubled to left
- A. Everett grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 4, Houston 5

  Top 6th: Washington
- R. Springer relieved W. Rodriguez
- P. Wilson hit by pitch
- B. Schneider grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, P. Wilson out at second
- J. Carroll hit by pitch
- L. Hernandez singled to right, J. Carroll to third
- M. Gallo relieved R. Springer
- B. Watson flied out to center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 4, Houston 5

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- H. Quintero singled to center
- C. Burke hit for M. Gallo
- C. Burke safe at first on L. Hernandez's fielding error, H. Quintero to second
- W. Taveras grounded bunt out to third, H. Quintero to third, C. Burke to second
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- L. Berkman intentionally walked
- M. Ensberg ground rule double to deep center, H. Quintero and C. Burke scored, L. Berkman to third
- M. Lamb popped out to third

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Washington 4, Houston 7

  Top 7th: Washington
- D. Wheeler relieved M. Gallo
- J. Vidro grounded out to first
- N. Johnson struck out looking
- V. Castilla struck out looking

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- H. Carrasco relieved L. Hernandez
- O. Palmeiro singled to left
- A. Everett popped out to third
- H. Quintero grounded out to third, O. Palmeiro to second
- J. Vizcaino hit for D. Wheeler
- J. Vizcaino flied out to right center

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

  Top 8th: Washington
- C. Qualls relieved D. Wheeler
- B. Wilkerson lined out to first
- P. Wilson struck out swinging
- B. Schneider singled to center
- J. Carroll struck out looking

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

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- W. Taveras singled to right
- C. Biggio singled to right, W. Taveras to second
- L. Berkman grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, W. Taveras to third, C. Biggio out at second
- M. Ensberg intentionally walked
- J. Eischen relieved H. Carrasco
- M. Lamb struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 4, Houston 7

  Top 9th: Washington
- L. Berkman at first
- B. Lidge relieved C. Qualls
- E. Bruntlett in left field
- B. Ausmus catching
- C. Baerga hit for J. Eischen
- C. Baerga hit by pitch
- B. Watson safe at first on first baseman L. Berkman's throwing error, C. Baerga to second
- J. Vidro lined into double play, B. Watson out at first
- N. Johnson doubled to deep right, C. Baerga scored
- V. Castilla walked
- T. Blanco ran for V. Castilla
- B. Wilkerson singled to right center, N. Johnson scored, T. Blanco to third
- J. Guillen hit for P. Wilson
- J. Guillen struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Washington 6, Houston 7
 
 Top Batters
 Washington
L. Hernandez L. Hernandez
3-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
O. Palmeiro O. Palmeiro
3-4
3 RBI