Houston 3, Cincinnati 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(16-8)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 4 0
WP: T. Buchholz (2-1) S: B. Lidge (8)
LP: E. Ramirez (1-1)
(17-8)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left, C. Burke scored
Top 4th: Houston
- J. Lane homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn homered to deep right, Q. McCracken scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Burke 2b 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 .400
W. Taveras cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287
L. Berkman 1b 3 1 1 2 1 1 0 .348
M. Ensberg 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .329
P. Wilson lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .231
J. Lane rf 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .232
B. Ausmus c 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .339
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250
T. Buchholz p 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .214
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 3 7 3 2 5 9  
 Batting
2B - M Ensberg (8, E Ramirez).
HR - L Berkman (10, 1st inning off E Ramirez 1 on, 1 Out), J Lane (6, 4th inning off E Ramirez 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Berkman 2 (29), J Lane (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Ausmus 1, P Wilson 2.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Burke-A Everett-L Berkman).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .263
F. Lopez ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .255
A. Dunn lf 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .265
E. Encarnacion 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .288
S. Hatteberg 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .305
A. Kearns rf 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .290
B. Phillips 2b 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .349
J. Valentin c 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .240
E. Ramirez p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
    Q. McCracken ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .188
    M. Belisle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Aurilia ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .296
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 30 2 4 2 5 6 9  
 Batting
HR - A Dunn (9, 6th inning off T Buchholz 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - A Dunn 2 (17).
2-out RBI - A Dunn 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Aurilia 1, J Valentin 2.
GIDP - F Lopez.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - A Kearns (2, 2nd base off B Lidge/B Ausmus).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
T. Buchholz (W, 2-1) 6.1 3 2 2 4 2 1 2.05
C. Qualls (H, 3) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.28
B. Lidge (S, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 6.39
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Ramirez (L, 1-1) 6.0 6 3 3 2 5 2 3.46
M. Belisle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.63
R. White 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.38
T. Coffey 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.60
HBP - C Burke (by E Ramirez).
Pitches-strikes - T Buchholz 90-50; C Qualls 15-9; B Lidge 23-13; E Ramirez 120-74; M Belisle 8-5; R White 17-11; T Coffey 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - T Buchholz 9-8; C Qualls 1-3; B Lidge 0-0; E Ramirez 3-10; M Belisle 1-2; R White 3-0; T Coffey 0-3.
Batters faced - T Buchholz 25; C Qualls 5; B Lidge 5; E Ramirez 27; M Belisle 3; R White 3; T Coffey 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Bill Miller. 1B--Gerry Davis. 2B--Brian Gorman. 3B--Eric Cooper.
Time: 2:43.
Attendance: 22,814.
Weather: 67 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, in from center.

Updated on Monday, May 1, 2006 3:33 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Cincinnati
A. Dunn A. Dunn
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI