Houston 4, LA Dodgers 1
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(53-65)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 7 0
LA Dodgers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 0
WP: R. Oswalt (13-6) S: C. Qualls (3)
LP: C. Billingsley (7-4)
(60-58)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Houston
- C. Burke grounded out to second, E. Bruntlett scored, B. Ausmus to third
Top 5th: Houston
- L. Scott singled to right, L. Berkman scored
- J. Lane homered to deep left, L. Scott scored
Bot 5th: LA Dodgers
- R. Furcal hit sacrifice fly to left center, J. Pierre scored, M. Sweeney to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Burke 2b 5 0 0 1 0 2 3 .229
M. Lamb 3b 5 0 1 0 0 2 1 .296
L. Berkman 1b 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 .262
C. Lee lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 .302
L. Scott rf 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .255
J. Lane cf 3 1 1 2 1 2 3 .175
E. Bruntlett ss 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .262
B. Ausmus c 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .233
R. Oswalt p 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .120
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 34 4 7 4 5 13 16  
 Batting
2B - L Scott (21, C Billingsley); L Berkman (14, C Billingsley).
HR - J Lane (8, 5th inning off C Billingsley 1 on, 1 Out).
S - R Oswalt.
RBI - C Burke (19), L Scott (54), J Lane 2 (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - E Bruntlett 1, J Lane 1, M Lamb 1, C Burke 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (E Bruntlett-C Burke-L Berkman, C Burke-E Bruntlett-L Berkman).
 LA Dodgers
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Furcal ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .278
R. Martin c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .292
J. Loney 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .324
J. Kent 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .288
L. Gonzalez lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .275
N. Garciaparra 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .280
    S. Hillenbrand 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
J. Pierre cf 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .283
A. Ethier rf 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 .299
C. Billingsley p 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .105
    M. Sweeney ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .255
    R. Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Beimel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Kemp ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311
    J. Broxton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Saito p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 1 6 1 2 4 13  
 Batting
SF - R Furcal.
RBI - R Furcal (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Martin 1, C Billingsley 1.
GIDP - J Kent, S Hillenbrand.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - J Pierre (46, 2nd base off R Oswalt/B Ausmus).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 13-6) 8.0 6 1 1 2 3 0 3.32
C. Qualls (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.32
 LA Dodgers
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Billingsley (L, 7-4) 5.0 6 4 4 4 7 1 3.54
R. Hernandez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38
J. Beimel 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.06
J. Broxton 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.43
T. Saito 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.58
WP - C Billingsley.
IBB - A Ethier (by R Oswalt).
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 109-66; C Qualls 11-8; C Billingsley 116-68; R Hernandez 14-10; J Beimel 23-12; J Broxton 18-13; T Saito 14-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 15-7; C Qualls 1-1; C Billingsley 3-6; R Hernandez 2-0; J Beimel 2-0; J Broxton 1-0; T Saito 0-1.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 31; C Qualls 3; C Billingsley 26; R Hernandez 3; J Beimel 5; J Broxton 3; T Saito 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tom Hallion. 1B--Jerry Crawford. 2B--James Hoye. 3B--Travis Reininger.
Ejections: LA DODGERS' Garciaparra by Hallion (5th).
Time: 3:02.
Attendance: 49,511.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
LOS ANGELES THIRD BASEMAN NOMAR GARCIAPARRA WAS EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE TOM HALLION FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES IN THE TOP OF THE FIFTH INNING.

Updated on Tuesday, Aug 14, 2007 1:14 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
J. Lane J. Lane
1-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 LA Dodgers
J. Pierre J. Pierre
3-4