Houston 8, San Francisco 0
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(6-3)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 8 14 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
WP: R. Oswalt (2-0)
LP: M. Cain (0-1)
(5-3)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center, M. Ensberg scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep center, W. Taveras scored
Top 7th: Houston
- M. Ensberg walked, C. Biggio scored, W. Taveras to third, L. Berkman to second
Top 8th: Houston
- C. Biggio singled to left center, E. Bruntlett scored, R. Oswalt to second
Top 9th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left
- J. Lane doubled to deep left center, P. Wilson scored
- B. Ausmus singled to center, J. Lane scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 5 1 1 1 0 0 4 .257
W. Taveras cf 5 1 2 0 0 2 2 .297
L. Berkman 1b 4 2 2 3 1 1 0 .344
    A. Everett ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .370
P. Wilson lf 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .278
    M. Lamb 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
J. Lane rf 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .138
B. Ausmus c 4 0 3 2 1 0 0 .261
E. Bruntlett ss-lf 5 1 2 0 0 2 4 .500
R. Oswalt p 4 0 0 0 1 2 7 .111
    F. Nieve p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 40 8 14 8 5 9 21  
 Batting
2B - M Ensberg (2, M Cain); P Wilson (1, M Cain); J Lane (1, J Taschner).
HR - L Berkman 2 (6, 3rd inning off M Cain 1 on, 2 Out, 9th inning off J Taschner 0 on, 0 Out).
RBI - B Ausmus 2 (4), L Berkman 3 (14), M Ensberg (3), C Biggio (3), J Lane (2).
2-out RBI - B Ausmus, L Berkman 2, M Ensberg, C Biggio.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Bruntlett 1, C Biggio 2, P Wilson 2, W Taveras 1.
GIDP - R Oswalt.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (L Berkman-E Bruntlett-L Berkman, R Oswalt-E Bruntlett-L Berkman).
 San Francisco
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Winn rf 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .321
S. Finley cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .231
R. Durham 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .154
M. Sweeney lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .200
P. Feliz 3b 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .241
T. Greene c 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .556
L. Niekro 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 5 .240
J. Vizcaino ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143
M. Cain p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    J. Ellison ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Correia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Vizquel ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375
    T. Walker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Taschner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Fassero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Matheny ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .095
 Totals 33 0 8 0 3 2 17  
 Batting
2B - P Feliz (3, R Oswalt); R Winn (2, R Oswalt).
3B - T Greene (1, R Oswalt).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Matheny 1, J Vizcaino 1, L Niekro 2.
GIDP - S Finley, R Durham.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - M Cain (1, throw).
DP - 1 (R Durham-J Vizcaino-L Niekro).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 2-0) 8.1 8 0 0 3 2 0 1.99
F. Nieve 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
 San Francisco
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Cain (L, 0-1) 5.0 5 3 3 2 8 1 5.73
K. Correia 2.0 1 1 1 3 0 0 6.75
T. Walker 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 15.00
J. Taschner 0.1 4 3 3 0 0 1 72.00
J. Fassero 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.23
WP - M Cain.
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 122-80; F Nieve 2-2; M Cain 96-59; K Correia 52-31; T Walker 23-13; J Taschner 20-10; J Fassero 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 19-4; F Nieve 1-1; M Cain 5-2; K Correia 4-2; T Walker 1-1; J Taschner 0-1; J Fassero 2-0.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 34; F Nieve 2; M Cain 22; K Correia 10; T Walker 6; J Taschner 5; J Fassero 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Wolf. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Tom Hallion. 3B--Chris Guccione.
Time: 2:50.
Attendance: 33,034.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, left to right.

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

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-4, 2 HR
3 RBI
 San Francisco
T. Greene T. Greene
3-4
0 RBI