Houston 9, Philadelphia 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(4-5)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 9 8 1
Philadelphia 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 11 0
WP: R. Oswalt (2-0) S: D. Wheeler (2)
LP: B. Myers (0-2)
(2-8)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Philadelphia
- W. Helms singled to right, C. Utley scored, R. Howard to third
- A. Rowand singled to shortstop, R. Howard scored, W. Helms to third, J. Werth to second
- R. Barajas singled to shortstop, W. Helms scored, J. Werth to third, A. Rowand to second
Top 2nd: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep right center
Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left center, B. Ausmus, L. Berkman and M. Ensberg scored
Top 4th: Houston
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left, A. Everett and B. Ausmus scored
Bot 4th: Philadelphia
- C. Utley grounded into fielder's choice, J. Lieber scored, J. Rollins to third, S. Victorino out at second
- R. Howard singled to right, J. Rollins scored, C. Utley to third
Bot 5th: Philadelphia
- A. Rowand scored, G. Dobbs to second on balk
Top 9th: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep center
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 .225
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Ensberg 3b 4 2 1 3 1 0 1 .219
L. Berkman 1b 2 1 0 0 3 2 0 .172
C. Lee lf 5 3 3 6 0 0 2 .324
L. Scott rf 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .280
C. Burke cf-2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .194
A. Everett ss 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .259
B. Ausmus c 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 .300
R. Oswalt p 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Lamb ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Lane cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
 Totals 32 9 8 9 8 9 13  
 Batting
2B - B Ausmus (2, B Myers); C Biggio (4, G Geary); C Burke (5, A Alfonseca).
HR - C Lee 3 (4, 2nd inning off B Myers 0 on, 0 Out, 3rd inning off B Myers 3 on, 2 Out, 9th inning off R Madson 0 on, 2 Out), M Ensberg (1, 4th inning off J Lieber 2 on, 2 Out).
S - R Oswalt.
RBI - C Lee 6 (12), M Ensberg 3 (4).
2-out RBI - C Lee 5, M Ensberg 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, M Ensberg 1.
GIDP - C Burke, L Scott.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - A Everett (1, 2nd base off B Myers/R Barajas), C Burke (2, 3rd base off A Alfonseca/R Barajas).
 
 Fielding
E - A Everett (4, throw).
Outfield assists - L Scott (S Victorino at Home).
DP - 1 (M Ensberg-C Biggio-L Berkman).
 Philadelphia
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Rollins ss 5 1 2 0 0 2 3 .293
S. Victorino rf 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .242
C. Utley 2b 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 .220
R. Howard 1b 4 1 2 1 1 1 2 .243
W. Helms 3b 5 1 2 1 0 0 4 .300
J. Werth lf 4 0 0 0 1 4 2 .214
A. Rowand cf 4 1 2 1 1 1 0 .324
R. Barajas c 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 .077
B. Myers p 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
    J. Lieber p 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
    G. Dobbs ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200
    G. Geary p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    P. Burrell ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312
    A. Alfonseca p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Madson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 6 11 5 7 10 19  
 Batting
RBI - W Helms (5), A Rowand (5), R Barajas (2), C Utley (4), R Howard (6).
2-out RBI - W Helms, A Rowand, R Barajas, R Howard.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Myers 2, W Helms 1, J Rollins 2, J Werth 1.
GIDP - W Helms.
Team LOB - 11.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (J Rollins-R Howard, C Utley-J Rollins-R Howard).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 2-0) 5.0 7 6 6 6 6 0 3.32
B. Lidge (H, 1) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 10.12
R. White (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
T. Miller (H, 1) 0.1 2 0 0 1 0 0 6.75
C. Qualls (H, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
D. Wheeler (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 7.20
 Philadelphia
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Myers (L, 0-2) 3.1 3 7 7 5 4 2 9.39
J. Lieber 1.2 2 1 1 1 0 1 11.57
G. Geary 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.38
A. Alfonseca 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.69
R. Madson 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 7.71
IBB - M Lamb (by A Alfonseca).
BALK - R Oswalt.
HBP - C Utley (by B Lidge).
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 120-75; B Lidge 20-14; R White 21-13; T Miller 14-6; C Qualls 1-1; D Wheeler 16-10; B Myers 88-50; J Lieber 22-13; G Geary 28-16; A Alfonseca 23-10; R Madson 15-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 6-3; B Lidge 0-2; R White 3-0; T Miller 0-0; C Qualls 2-0; D Wheeler 0-0; B Myers 3-3; J Lieber 3-2; G Geary 2-2; A Alfonseca 2-0; R Madson 0-1.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 28; B Lidge 5; R White 4; T Miller 3; C Qualls 1; D Wheeler 3; B Myers 18; J Lieber 7; G Geary 7; A Alfonseca 5; R Madson 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Greg Gibson. 1B--Charlie Reliford. 2B--Chad Fairchild. 3B--Larry Vanover.
Ejections: HOUSTON's Garner by Gibson (5th).
Time: 3:36.
Attendance: 44,336.
Weather: 49 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 20 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
HOUSTON MANAGER PHIL GARNER WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE GREG GIBSON IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH INNING FOR ARGUING A BALK CALL.

Updated on Friday, Apr 13, 2007 10:44 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Lee C. Lee
3-5, 3 HR
6 RBI
 Philadelphia
W. Helms W. Helms
2-5
1 RBI