Houston 5, Philadelphia 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(68-71)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 8 2
Philadelphia 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 8 0
WP: D. Wheeler (2-5) S: B. Lidge (30)
LP: R. Madson (10-9)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- C. Biggio walked
- L. Berkman doubled to deep right center, C. Biggio scored
- J. Lane struck out looking
- A. Huff flied out to center

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Philadelphia 0

  Bottom 1st: Philadelphia
- J. Rollins grounded out to third
- S. Victorino grounded out to shortstop
- C. Utley struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Philadelphia 0

  Top 2nd: Houston
- C. Burke flied out to right
- A. Everett popped out to third
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Philadelphia 0

  Bottom 2nd: Philadelphia
- R. Howard grounded out to shortstop
- P. Burrell walked
- J. Conine singled to left center, P. Burrell to second
- C. Ruiz singled to left, P. Burrell to third, J. Conine to second
- A. Nunez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, C. Ruiz out at second

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

  Top 3rd: Houston
- A. Pettitte fouled out to left
- W. Taveras reached on bunt single to pitcher
- C. Biggio popped out to first
- L. Berkman walked, W. Taveras to second
- J. Lane struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Philadelphia 0

  Bottom 3rd: Philadelphia
- R. Wolf struck out swinging
- J. Rollins grounded out to third
- S. Victorino singled to center
- C. Utley grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Houston 1, Philadelphia 0

  Top 4th: Houston
- A. Huff flied out to center
- C. Burke doubled to deep left
- A. Everett walked
- B. Ausmus singled to left, C. Burke scored, A. Everett to second
- A. Pettitte sacrificed to third, A. Everett to third, B. Ausmus to second
- W. Taveras struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 4th: Philadelphia
- R. Howard grounded out to first
- P. Burrell flied out to deep right
- J. Conine flied out to deep right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Philadelphia 0

  Top 5th: Houston
- C. Biggio grounded out to third
- L. Berkman singled to center
- J. Lane flied out to center
- A. Huff flied out to left

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

  Bottom 5th: Philadelphia
- C. Ruiz homered to deep left
- A. Nunez grounded out to catcher
- R. Wolf struck out swinging
- J. Rollins grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 6th: Houston
- C. Burke hit by pitch
- A. Everett flied out to center
- B. Ausmus flied out to left center
- A. Pettitte grounded out to pitcher

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

  Bottom 6th: Philadelphia
- S. Victorino singled to center
- C. Utley walked, S. Victorino to second
- R. Howard safe at first on pitcher A. Pettitte's fielding error, S. Victorino to third, C. Utley to second
- P. Burrell struck out swinging
- J. Conine grounded into fielder's choice, S. Victorino scored, C. Utley to third, R. Howard out at second
- C. Ruiz flied out to shallow left

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Houston 2, Philadelphia 2

  Top 7th: Houston
- G. Geary relieved R. Wolf
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- M. Smith relieved G. Geary
- L. Berkman struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Philadelphia 2

  Bottom 7th: Philadelphia
- A. Nunez out on batter's interference
- J. Hernandez hit for M. Smith
- J. Hernandez singled to left
- J. Rollins singled to left, J. Hernandez to second
- T. Miller relieved A. Pettitte
- S. Victorino flied out to deep center, J. Hernandez to third
- C. Utley struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Philadelphia 2

  Top 8th: Houston
- R. Madson relieved M. Smith
- L. Scott hit for J. Lane
- L. Scott grounded out to first
- A. Huff struck out swinging
- C. Burke grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Philadelphia 2

  Bottom 8th: Philadelphia
- L. Scott in right field
- R. Howard struck out looking
- L. Scott in left field
- A. Huff in right field
- D. Wheeler relieved T. Miller
- M. Lamb at third
- P. Burrell fouled out to third
- J. Conine flied out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Houston 2, Philadelphia 2

  Top 9th: Houston
- O. Palmeiro hit for A. Everett
- O. Palmeiro singled to center
- E. Bruntlett ran for O. Palmeiro
- B. Ausmus sacrificed to third, E. Bruntlett to second
- M. Lamb intentionally walked
- W. Taveras singled to right, E. Bruntlett to third, M. Lamb to second
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- L. Berkman doubled to deep left, E. Bruntlett, M. Lamb and W. Taveras scored
- F. Castro relieved R. Madson
- L. Scott walked
- A. Huff flied out to left

3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Houston 5, Philadelphia 2

  Bottom 9th: Philadelphia
- B. Lidge relieved D. Wheeler
- E. Bruntlett at shortstop
- R. Simon hit for C. Ruiz
- R. Simon grounded out to shortstop
- A. Nunez safe at first on right fielder A. Huff's fielding error
- D. Dellucci hit for F. Castro
- D. Dellucci hit by pitch, A. Nunez to second
- J. Rollins singled to deep right center, A. Nunez scored, D. Dellucci to third, J. Rollins out at second
- S. Victorino grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Houston 5, Philadelphia 3
 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
3-4
4 RBI
 Philadelphia
C. Ruiz C. Ruiz
2-3, 1 HR
1 RBI