Houston 5, Cincinnati 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(73-77)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 9 0
Houston 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 5 9 0
WP: R. Oswalt (14-8) S: D. Wheeler (6)
LP: K. Lohse (2-4)
(72-77)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Cincinnati
- R. Freel struck out swinging
- B. Phillips flied out to deep right
- A. Dunn doubled to deep right center
- R. Aurilia lined out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio lined out to left center
- M. Lamb flied out to left
- L. Berkman walked
- L. Scott grounded into fielder's choice, L. Berkman out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 0

  Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- S. Hatteberg singled to left
- E. Encarnacion grounded into fielder's choice, S. Hatteberg out at second
- D. Ross singled to right, E. Encarnacion to third
- C. Denorfia grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, D. Ross out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- A. Huff singled to shallow center
- C. Burke walked, A. Huff to second
- A. Everett walked, A. Huff to third, C. Burke to second
- B. Ausmus singled to center, A. Huff and C. Burke scored, A. Everett to second
- R. Oswalt sacrificed to pitcher, A. Everett to third, B. Ausmus to second
- C. Biggio singled to second, A. Everett scored, B. Ausmus to third
- M. Lamb singled to right, B. Ausmus scored, C. Biggio to second
- L. Berkman struck out looking
- L. Scott grounded out to first

4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 4

  Top 3rd: Cincinnati
- K. Lohse struck out swinging
- R. Freel grounded out to shortstop
- B. Phillips flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 4

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- A. Huff fouled out to third
- C. Burke grounded out to shortstop
- A. Everett flied out to shallow left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 4

  Top 4th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn struck out looking
- R. Aurilia flied out to left
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 4

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center
- R. Oswalt sacrificed to pitcher, B. Ausmus to second
- C. Biggio grounded out to second, B. Ausmus to third
- M. Lamb flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 4

  Top 5th: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion struck out looking
- D. Ross hit by pitch
- C. Denorfia singled to right, D. Ross to second
- K. Lohse popped bunt out to third
- R. Freel struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 4

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- L. Berkman struck out looking
- L. Scott flied out to left
- A. Huff grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 4

  Top 6th: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips grounded out to third
- A. Dunn doubled to deep center
- R. Aurilia doubled to deep right, A. Dunn scored
- S. Hatteberg popped out to third
- E. Encarnacion struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 4

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- C. Burke grounded out to second
- A. Everett singled to third
- B. Ausmus grounded into fielder's choice, A. Everett out at second
- R. Oswalt struck out swinging

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 4

  Top 7th: Cincinnati
- D. Ross struck out swinging
- C. Denorfia struck out swinging
- R. Olmedo hit for K. Lohse
- R. Olmedo homered to deep right
- R. Freel singled to right center
- C. Qualls relieved R. Oswalt
- R. Freel caught stealing, catcher to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 2, Houston 4

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- R. Cormier relieved K. Lohse
- C. Biggio struck out swinging
- M. Lamb flied out to left
- L. Berkman singled to center
- L. Scott tripled to deep center, L. Berkman scored
- A. Huff lined out to right

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 2, Houston 5

  Top 8th: Cincinnati
- C. Jimerson in right field
- B. Phillips grounded out to third
- A. Dunn walked
- R. Aurilia struck out swinging
- S. Hatteberg grounded out to shortstop

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 2, Houston 5

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- D. Weathers relieved R. Cormier
- C. Burke singled to third
- A. Everett sacrificed to catcher, C. Burke to second
- B. Ausmus flied into double play right to shortstop, C. Burke out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 2, Houston 5

  Top 9th: Cincinnati
- J. Lane in right field
- C. Jimerson in center field
- C. Burke at second
- D. Wheeler relieved C. Qualls
- E. Encarnacion grounded out to third
- D. Ross struck out swinging
- T. Hollandsworth hit for C. Denorfia
- T. Hollandsworth homered to deep right
- J. Valentin hit for D. Weathers
- J. Valentin grounded out to first

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 3, Houston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
R. Olmedo R. Olmedo
1-1, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
B. Ausmus B. Ausmus
2-4
2 RBI