Houston 7, Cincinnati 6
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(15-17)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 7 9 0
Cincinnati 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 6 10 0
WP: B. Lidge (2-0) S: D. Wheeler (7)
LP: B. Salmon (0-1)
(14-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- C. Lee homered to deep left, L. Berkman scored
Top 2nd: Houston
- A. Everett grounded out to third, H. Pence scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- J. Lane doubled to left, C. Biggio scored, L. Berkman to third
Bot 3rd: Cincinnati
- R. Freel doubled to left, D. Ross scored
Bot 4th: Cincinnati
- E. Milton singled to center, A. Dunn and E. Encarnacion scored
Bot 5th: Cincinnati
- K. Griffey Jr. homered to deep right, B. Phillips scored
Top 7th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left, C. Biggio scored
Top 9th: Houston
- M. Ensberg doubled to left, L. Scott scored
Bot 9th: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips homered to deep center
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 4 2 1 0 1 1 2 .262
    D. Wheeler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Ensberg 3b 5 0 1 1 0 2 2 .240
L. Berkman 1b 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 .287
C. Lee lf 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .296
J. Lane rf-cf 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .235
H. Pence cf 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .250
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Burke 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 .190
B. Ausmus c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .284
W. Rodriguez p 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Scott rf 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .262
 Totals 36 7 9 7 3 6 12  
 Batting
2B - J Lane 2 (3, E Milton 2); W Rodriguez (1, E Milton); M Ensberg (6, D Weathers).
3B - H Pence (2, E Milton).
HR - C Lee (6, 1st inning off E Milton 1 on, 2 Out), L Berkman (4, 7th inning off B Salmon 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - C Lee 2 (31), A Everett (7), J Lane (10), L Berkman 2 (18), M Ensberg (11).
2-out RBI - C Lee 2, J Lane, L Berkman 2, M Ensberg.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, B Ausmus 1, L Berkman 1, H Pence 2.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - L Scott (1, 2nd base off D Weathers/J Valentin).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Freel cf-3b 5 0 1 1 0 1 2 .264
B. Phillips 2b 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 .265
K. Griffey Jr. rf 3 1 2 2 2 0 0 .326
J. Conine 1b 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .263
A. Gonzalez ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .295
A. Dunn lf 4 1 1 0 0 3 2 .269
E. Encarnacion 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .216
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Ross c 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .200
    J. Hamilton ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
E. Milton p 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .143
    K. Saarloos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    N. Hopper ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .385
    B. Salmon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Coffey p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valentin ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
 Totals 36 6 10 6 3 8 9  
 Batting
2B - R Freel (4, W Rodriguez); A Dunn (6, W Rodriguez).
HR - K Griffey Jr (5, 5th inning off W Rodriguez 1 on, 0 Out), B Phillips (6, 9th inning off D Wheeler 0 on, 1 Out).
S - E Milton.
RBI - R Freel (5), E Milton 2 (2), K Griffey Jr 2 (16), B Phillips (19).
2-out RBI - E Milton 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Dunn 1, J Conine 1, R Freel 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - N Hopper (1, 2nd base off B Lidge/B Ausmus).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez 5.2 8 5 5 2 5 1 4.66
B. Lidge (W, 2-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.40
D. Borkowski (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.75
T. Miller (H, 4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.48
C. Qualls (H, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.11
D. Wheeler (S, 7) 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.94
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Milton 5.1 7 4 4 1 4 1 5.17
K. Saarloos (H, 4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.31
B. Salmon (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 1 4.91
T. Coffey 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.71
D. Weathers 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2.70
Pitches-strikes - W Rodriguez 113-71; B Lidge 5-3; D Borkowski 15-9; T Miller 7-5; C Qualls 11-7; D Wheeler 18-14; E Milton 87-56; K Saarloos 5-4; B Salmon 28-16; T Coffey 10-8; D Weathers 18-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - W Rodriguez 7-5; B Lidge 0-0; D Borkowski 0-2; T Miller 0-0; C Qualls 2-1; D Wheeler 0-2; E Milton 5-7; K Saarloos 1-1; B Salmon 1-1; T Coffey 2-1; D Weathers 1-1.
Batters faced - W Rodriguez 27; B Lidge 1; D Borkowski 4; T Miller 1; C Qualls 3; D Wheeler 4; E Milton 24; K Saarloos 2; B Salmon 5; T Coffey 3; D Weathers 5.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chuck Meriwether. 1B--Alfonso Marquez. 2B--Tim Timmons. 3B--Rick Reed.
Time: 3:03.
Attendance: 16,264.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, n/a.
Game Notes
CINCINNATI SECOND BASEMAN BRANDON PHILLIPS EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 2:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Cincinnati
K. Griffey Jr. K. Griffey Jr.
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI