Houston 8, Milwaukee 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(17-9)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 14 0
Milwaukee 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 9 2
WP: F. Nieve (1-0) S: B. Lidge (9)
LP: B. Sheets (1-3)
(15-12)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio doubled to left
- W. Taveras sacrificed to third, C. Biggio to third
- L. Berkman hit sacrifice fly to right, C. Biggio scored
- J. Lane struck out swinging

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Milwaukee 0

  Bottom 1st: Milwaukee
- R. Weeks flied out to deep center
- J.J. Hardy struck out looking
- G. Jenkins grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Milwaukee 0

  Top 2nd: Houston
- M. Lamb singled to right center
- P. Wilson singled to right, M. Lamb to second
- B. Ausmus singled to right, M. Lamb to third, P. Wilson to second
- A. Everett ground rule double to deep center, P. Wilson and M. Lamb scored, B. Ausmus to third
- F. Nieve singled to center, B. Ausmus scored, A. Everett to third
- C. Biggio flied out to center
- W. Taveras grounded into fielder's choice, A. Everett scored, F. Nieve out at second
- L. Berkman struck out swinging

4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, Milwaukee 0

  Bottom 2nd: Milwaukee
- C. Lee grounded out to shortstop
- P. Fielder doubled to deep right
- B. Hall homered to deep center, P. Fielder scored
- C. Koskie singled to center
- D. Miller lined out to left center
- B. Sheets reached on bunt single to third, C. Koskie to second
- R. Weeks flied out to right

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- J. Lane struck out looking
- M. Lamb singled to center
- P. Wilson singled to center, M. Lamb to second
- B. Ausmus singled to center, M. Lamb scored, P. Wilson to second
- B. Hendrickson relieved B. Sheets
- A. Everett singled to left, P. Wilson scored, B. Ausmus to second
- F. Nieve struck out swinging
- C. Biggio grounded into fielder's choice, A. Everett out at second

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

  Bottom 3rd: Milwaukee
- J.J. Hardy homered to deep left
- G. Jenkins struck out swinging
- C. Lee grounded out to shortstop
- P. Fielder flied out to left

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Milwaukee 3

  Top 4th: Houston
- W. Taveras grounded out to shortstop
- L. Berkman singled to center
- L. Berkman to second on wild pitch
- J. Lane flied out to right
- M. Lamb struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Milwaukee 3

  Bottom 4th: Milwaukee
- B. Hall struck out swinging
- C. Koskie struck out swinging
- D. Miller flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Milwaukee 3

  Top 5th: Houston
- P. Wilson grounded out to shortstop
- B. Ausmus singled to shortstop
- B. Ausmus stole second
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- F. Nieve struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Milwaukee 3

  Bottom 5th: Milwaukee
- B. Hendrickson struck out looking
- R. Weeks popped out to first
- J.J. Hardy struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Milwaukee 3

  Top 6th: Houston
- C. Biggio flied out to left
- W. Taveras lined out to second
- L. Berkman singled to right center, L. Berkman out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Milwaukee 3

  Bottom 6th: Milwaukee
- G. Jenkins grounded out to second
- C. Lee popped out to first
- P. Fielder popped out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 7, Milwaukee 3

  Top 7th: Houston
- J. Lane fouled out to catcher
- M. Lamb singled to second, M. Lamb to second on second baseman R. Weeks' throwing error
- P. Wilson grounded out to shortstop, M. Lamb to third
- B. Ausmus walked
- B. Ausmus stole second
- A. Everett grounded into fielder's choice, M. Lamb scored, B. Ausmus out at third

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Houston 8, Milwaukee 3

  Bottom 7th: Milwaukee
- B. Hall flied out to left
- C. Koskie struck out swinging
- D. Miller homered to deep left center
- B. Clark hit for B. Hendrickson
- B. Clark flied out to left center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, Milwaukee 4

  Top 8th: Houston
- D. Kolb relieved B. Hendrickson
- O. Palmeiro hit for F. Nieve
- O. Palmeiro lined out to center
- C. Biggio flied out to deep center
- W. Taveras safe at first on second baseman R. Weeks' fielding error
- L. Berkman struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 1 errors
Houston 8, Milwaukee 4

  Bottom 8th: Milwaukee
- R. Springer relieved F. Nieve
- E. Bruntlett at second
- R. Weeks singled to right
- J.J. Hardy singled to shallow left, R. Weeks out at third, J.J. Hardy to second advancing on throw
- M. Gallo relieved R. Springer
- G. Jenkins grounded out to second, J.J. Hardy to third
- D. Wheeler relieved M. Gallo
- C. Lee hit by pitch
- P. Fielder doubled to left, J.J. Hardy scored, C. Lee to third
- B. Hall struck out looking

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, Milwaukee 5

  Top 9th: Houston
- J. Lehr relieved D. Kolb
- J. Lane walked
- M. Lamb grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, J. Lane out at second
- P. Wilson grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, Milwaukee 5

  Bottom 9th: Milwaukee
- C. Burke in left field
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- C. Koskie struck out looking
- D. Miller struck out swinging
- G. Gross hit for J. Lehr
- G. Gross flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 8, Milwaukee 5
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
A. Everett A. Everett
2-4
4 RBI
 Milwaukee
J.J. Hardy J.J. Hardy
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI