Houston 7, Cincinnati 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(13-15)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 5 11 2
Houston 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 X 7 12 1
WP: C. Qualls (3-1) S: D. Wheeler (5)
LP: M. Stanton (1-1)
(12-15)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Cincinnati
- R. Freel flied out to center
- B. Phillips popped out to first
- K. Griffey Jr. homered to deep right
- J. Conine grounded out to shortstop

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

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio safe at first on shortstop A. Gonzalez's fielding error
- M. Ensberg walked, C. Biggio to second
- L. Berkman singled to right center, C. Biggio to third, M. Ensberg to second
- C. Lee doubled to right, C. Biggio and M. Ensberg scored, L. Berkman to third
- J. Lane flied out to center
- H. Pence singled to right, L. Berkman scored, C. Lee to third
- A. Everett grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, H. Pence out at second

3 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 3

  Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to third
- A. Dunn grounded out to second
- E. Encarnacion flied out to right center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 3

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus doubled to right
- W. Rodriguez sacrificed to pitcher, B. Ausmus to third
- C. Biggio flied out to right
- M. Ensberg struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 3

  Top 3rd: Cincinnati
- D. Ross grounded out to shortstop
- E. Milton struck out looking
- R. Freel flied out to right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 3

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- L. Berkman walked
- C. Lee singled to center, L. Berkman to second
- J. Lane flied out to left center
- H. Pence flied out to deep center, L. Berkman to third
- A. Everett fouled out to first

0 runs, 1 hits, 1 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 3

  Top 4th: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips singled to right
- K. Griffey Jr. fouled out to right
- J. Conine flied out to left center
- A. Gonzalez grounded out to third

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 1, Houston 3

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center
- W. Rodriguez sacrificed to pitcher, B. Ausmus to second
- C. Biggio flied out to left
- M. Ensberg doubled to left, B. Ausmus scored
- L. Berkman walked
- C. Lee lined out to center

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

  Top 5th: Cincinnati
- A. Dunn struck out swinging
- E. Encarnacion struck out swinging
- D. Ross struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- J. Lane flied out to deep center
- H. Pence popped out to third
- A. Everett grounded out to shortstop

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

  Top 6th: Cincinnati
- N. Hopper hit for E. Milton
- N. Hopper singled to third
- R. Freel struck out swinging
- B. Phillips struck out swinging
- K. Griffey Jr. singled to right, N. Hopper to third
- J. Conine struck out swinging

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

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- K. Saarloos relieved E. Milton
- B. Ausmus struck out looking
- W. Rodriguez lined out to first
- C. Biggio popped out to center

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

  Top 7th: Cincinnati
- A. Gonzalez lined out to pitcher
- A. Dunn singled to right center
- E. Encarnacion struck out looking
- D. Ross doubled to left center, A. Dunn scored
- J. Castro hit for K. Saarloos
- J. Castro flied out to right

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

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- T. Coffey relieved K. Saarloos
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging
- L. Berkman walked
- C. Lee singled to left, L. Berkman to second
- J. Lane grounded into double play shortstop to first, C. Lee out at second

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

  Top 8th: Cincinnati
- C. Qualls relieved W. Rodriguez
- L. Scott in right field
- R. Freel walked
- B. Phillips tripled to left, R. Freel scored
- K. Griffey Jr. singled to right center, B. Phillips scored
- K. Griffey Jr. stole second, K. Griffey Jr. to third on B. Ausmus' throwing error
- J. Conine hit sacrifice fly to deep left center, K. Griffey Jr. scored
- A. Gonzalez hit by pitch
- A. Dunn struck out looking
- E. Encarnacion singled to center, A. Gonzalez to second
- D. Ross struck out swinging

3 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Cincinnati 5, Houston 4

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- H. Pence popped out to shortstop
- M. Lamb hit for A. Everett
- M. Stanton relieved T. Coffey
- A. Everett singled to center
- M. Loretta hit for B. Ausmus
- M. Loretta singled to left, M. Lamb to second
- L. Scott doubled to deep left center, M. Loretta and M. Lamb scored
- R. Freel at third
- D. Weathers relieved M. Stanton
- J. Hamilton in center field
- C. Biggio doubled to deep center, L. Scott scored
- M. Ensberg grounded out to third
- L. Berkman struck out looking

3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 5, Houston 7

  Top 9th: Cincinnati
- D. Wheeler relieved C. Qualls
- H. Quintero catching
- M. Lamb at first
- M. Loretta at shortstop
- J. Hamilton singled to center
- R. Freel singled to left, J. Hamilton to second
- B. Phillips flied out to right, J. Hamilton to third
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, R. Freel out at second

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 5, Houston 7
 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
K. Griffey Jr. K. Griffey Jr.
3-5, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Houston
C. Lee C. Lee
3-4
2 RBI