Houston 9, Milwaukee 7
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(62-76)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4 1 9 9 0
Milwaukee 0 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 0 7 15 1
WP: D. Borkowski (4-3) S: C. Qualls (4)
LP: G. Aquino (0-1)
(69-68)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 4th: Houston
- M. Loretta singled to right, C. Lee scored
- B. Ausmus tripled to deep right, M. Loretta and L. Scott scored
Bot 4th: Milwaukee
- G. Jenkins singled to center, C. Hart scored
- C. Counsell singled to center, B. Hall scored, J. Estrada out at third
Bot 6th: Milwaukee
- C. Hart grounded into fielder's choice, R. Braun scored, P. Fielder out at second
- C. Counsell tripled to deep right center, J. Estrada and C. Hart scored
Top 7th: Houston
- L. Berkman grounded into fielder's choice, H. Pence to third, C. Burke out at second, H. Pence scored on second baseman C. Counsell's throwing error
Bot 7th: Milwaukee
- R. Braun doubled to deep left, G. Gross scored
- B. Hall hit sacrifice fly to deep right, R. Braun scored, P. Fielder to third
Top 8th: Houston
- C. Biggio hit sacrifice fly to right, L. Scott scored
- H. Pence tripled to deep center, T. Wigginton and B. Backe scored
- H. Pence scored on passed ball
Top 9th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep right center
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
H. Pence cf 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 .327
C. Burke 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .222
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Anderson lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Berkman 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 2 .278
C. Lee lf 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 .301
    T. Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Loretta ss-2b 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .273
L. Scott rf 3 2 0 0 2 2 0 .252
T. Wigginton 3b 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .281
B. Ausmus c 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 .231
    M. Lamb ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .292
    B. Backe pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Bruntlett ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
R. Oswalt p 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .138
    C. Sampson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
    C. Biggio ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .253
    E. Munson c 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
 Totals 31 9 9 7 9 5 14  
 Batting
2B - C Lee (39, B Sheets); H Pence (28, B Sheets).
3B - B Ausmus (3, B Sheets); H Pence (8, G Aquino).
HR - L Berkman (28, 9th inning off C Spurling 0 on, 0 Out).
S - C Burke.
SF - C Biggio.
RBI - M Loretta (33), B Ausmus 2 (24), C Biggio (47), H Pence 2 (55), L Berkman (89).
2-out RBI - B Ausmus 2, H Pence 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Oswalt 2, M Loretta 1.
GIDP - C Lee 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
Picked Off - H Pence (1st base, B Sheets).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - H Pence (J Estrada at 3rd base).
DP - 2 (C Burke-M Loretta-L Berkman, T Wigginton-C Burke-L Berkman).
 Milwaukee
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
G. Gross rf-lf 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .254
    K. Mench lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .273
J.J. Hardy ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .277
R. Braun 3b 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 .332
    D. Turnbow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Shouse p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Aquino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    V. Rottino ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
    C. Spurling p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
P. Fielder 1b 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .283
C. Hart cf-rf 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 .286
G. Jenkins lf 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .262
    B. Hall pr-cf 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 .259
J. Estrada c 4 1 2 0 1 0 3 .282
C. Counsell 2b-3b 4 0 2 3 0 0 1 .223
B. Sheets p 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .071
    J. Dillon ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400
    S. McClung p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Linebrink p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Weeks 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231
 Totals 37 7 15 7 4 4 15  
 Batting
2B - C Hart (24, R Oswalt); R Braun (21, C Sampson); K Mench (20, B Lidge).
3B - C Counsell (2, R Oswalt).
S - J Hardy.
SF - B Hall.
RBI - G Jenkins (57), C Counsell 3 (23), C Hart (64), R Braun (72), B Hall (57).
2-out RBI - G Jenkins, C Counsell 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Estrada 2, J Dillon 1, V Rottino 2.
GIDP - J Hardy 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - C Hart (22, 2nd base off R Oswalt/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
E - C Counsell (2, throw).
PB - J Estrada.
DP - 2 (R Braun-C Counsell-P Fielder, J Hardy-C Counsell-P Fielder).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt 5.2 10 5 5 2 3 0 3.35
C. Sampson 0.2 2 2 2 2 0 0 4.65
D. Borkowski (W, 4-3) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.05
B. Lidge (H, 7) 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.97
T. Miller (H, 12) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.89
C. Qualls (S, 4) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.11
 Milwaukee
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
B. Sheets 6.0 5 3 3 6 5 0 3.36
S. McClung 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 6.23
S. Linebrink (H, 18) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
D. Turnbow (H, 31) 0.1 1 3 3 2 0 0 4.30
B. Shouse (H, 19) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.27
G. Aquino (L, 0-1; BS, 2) 0.1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.62
C. Spurling 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.01
WP - B Sheets, C Sampson, G Aquino.
IBB - B Ausmus (by B Sheets), J Estrada (by R Oswalt), P Fielder (by C Sampson).
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 113-75; C Sampson 22-9; D Borkowski 7-5; B Lidge 13-10; T Miller 5-4; C Qualls 12-9; B Sheets 118-72; S McClung 17-10; S Linebrink 11-6; D Turnbow 22-10; B Shouse 2-2; G Aquino 9-5; C Spurling 13-8.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 8-5; C Sampson 1-1; D Borkowski 1-1; B Lidge 2-1; T Miller 0-1; C Qualls 0-1; B Sheets 3-9; S McClung 0-0; S Linebrink 3-0; D Turnbow 0-1; B Shouse 0-1; G Aquino 1-0; C Spurling 2-1.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 26; C Sampson 6; D Borkowski 2; B Lidge 5; T Miller 1; C Qualls 3; B Sheets 27; S McClung 2; S Linebrink 2; D Turnbow 4; B Shouse 1; G Aquino 2; C Spurling 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Paul Schrieber. 1B--Fieldin Culbreth. 2B--Tim Mcclelland. 3B--Marty Foster.
Time: 3:50.
Attendance: 31,226.
Weather: 84 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, in from left.
Game Notes
MILWAUKEE LEFT FIELDER GEOFF JENKINS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FIFTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT LEG INJURY.
CORRECTION: MILWAUKEE LEFT FIELDER GEOFF JENKINS LEFT THE GAME IN THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEFT LEG INJURY.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 4, 2007 5:27 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
H. Pence H. Pence
3-4
2 RBI
 Milwaukee
C. Counsell C. Counsell
2-4
3 RBI