San Francisco 5, Houston 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(6-3)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 6 2
San Francisco 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 X 5 9 0
WP: M. Morris (2-0) S: T. Worrell (3)
LP: T. Buchholz (0-1)
(5-3)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 2nd: San Francisco
- M. Alou homered to deep left
Top 4th: Houston
- L. Berkman hit sacrifice fly to center, W. Taveras scored
Bot 5th: San Francisco
- R. Winn singled to left, P. Feliz scored, M. Morris to second
- O. Vizquel hit sacrifice fly to left, M. Morris scored
Bot 7th: San Francisco
- B. Bonds singled to deep right, R. Winn scored, R. Durham to third
- M. Alou hit sacrifice fly to center, R. Durham scored
Top 8th: Houston
- C. Burke singled to center, A. Everett and J. Lane scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Burke 2b 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .250
W. Taveras cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .290
M. Lamb 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .333
P. Wilson lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .269
J. Lane rf 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .130
E. Munson c 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .100
A. Everett ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .207
B. Backe p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Buchholz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Biggio ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .262
    R. Springer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Ensberg ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .380
 Totals 31 3 6 3 2 5 9  
 Batting
SF - L Berkman.
RBI - L Berkman (11), C Burke 2 (3).
2-out RBI - C Burke 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Lamb 1.
Team LOB - 4.
 Base Running
SB - A Everett (1, 2nd base off M Morris/M Matheny).
 
 Fielding
E - M Lamb (1, ground ball); C Burke (1, throw).
DP - 1 (A Everett-C Burke-L Berkman).
 San Francisco
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Winn cf 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .288
    T. Worrell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
O. Vizquel ss 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .383
R. Durham 2b 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .167
B. Bonds lf 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .188
M. Alou rf 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 .348
L. Niekro 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .239
P. Feliz 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .236
M. Matheny c 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .098
M. Morris p 3 1 1 0 0 2 2 .167
    S. Munter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Kline p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Sweeney ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222
    S. Finley cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
 Totals 30 5 9 5 2 3 17  
 Batting
2B - M Sweeney (2, D Wheeler).
HR - M Alou (3, 2nd inning off B Backe 0 on, 1 Out).
S - O Vizquel.
SF - O Vizquel , M Alou.
RBI - M Alou 2 (8), R Winn (4), O Vizquel (6), B Bonds (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Bonds 1, M Morris 1, R Winn 1, L Niekro 1.
GIDP - R Durham.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - R Durham (1, 2nd base off T Buchholz/E Munson), R Winn (1, 3rd base off T Buchholz/E Munson).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (M Morris-L Niekro).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Backe 2.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2.25
T. Buchholz (L, 0-1) 3.0 4 2 2 1 2 0 3.38
R. Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
M. Gallo 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 0 18.00
C. Qualls 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.80
D. Wheeler 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
 San Francisco
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Morris (W, 2-0) 7.2 4 3 3 2 4 0 2.57
S. Munter 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
S. Kline (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
T. Worrell (S, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
WP - T Buchholz.
HBP - M Matheny (by R Springer); R Winn (by M Gallo).
Pitches-strikes - B Backe 30-18; T Buchholz 58-37; R Springer 16-10; M Gallo 17-9; C Qualls 2-2; D Wheeler 13-9; M Morris 110-66; S Munter 1-1; S Kline 4-2; T Worrell 18-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - B Backe 3-3; T Buchholz 1-6; R Springer 1-1; M Gallo 1-0; C Qualls 1-1; D Wheeler 2-1; M Morris 9-9; S Munter 0-0; S Kline 0-1; T Worrell 0-2.
Batters faced - B Backe 8; T Buchholz 14; R Springer 5; M Gallo 4; C Qualls 2; D Wheeler 4; M Morris 28; S Munter 1; S Kline 1; T Worrell 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Chris Guccione. 2B--Joe West. 3B--Tom Hallion.
Time: 2:40.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY SAN FRANCISCO'S MOISES ALOU IN THE SECOND INNING WAS THE 300TH OF HIS CAREER.
HOUSTON PITCHER BRANDON BACKE LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING WITH AN APPARENT RIGHT ARM INJURY.
HOUSTON PITCHER BRANDON BACKE LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE THIRD INNING WITH A SPRAINED RIGHT ELBOW.

Updated on Friday, Apr 14, 2006 4:13 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Burke C. Burke
1-4
2 RBI
 San Francisco
M. Alou M. Alou
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI