Houston 8, Cincinnati 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(69-88)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 8 10 0
Cincinnati 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 2
WP: F. Paulino (1-1) S: B. Lidge (17)
LP: J. Coutlangus (4-2)
(71-86)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- C. Biggio hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Anderson scored
Bot 1st: Cincinnati
- J. Votto homered to deep left
Bot 2nd: Cincinnati
- H. Bailey doubled to deep right, J. Cantu and J. Valentin scored, J. Ellison to third
- N. Hopper doubled to center, J. Ellison and H. Bailey scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- L. Berkman doubled to deep left center, C. Biggio scored
Top 4th: Houston
- J.R. Towles doubled to left, T. Wigginton scored
- J. Anderson hit sacrifice fly to center, J.R. Towles scored
Top 6th: Houston
- J. Anderson singled to left, J.R. Towles scored, L. Scott to second
- C. Biggio singled to right, L. Scott scored, J. Anderson to third
Top 7th: Houston
- H. Pence homered to deep left
Top 9th: Houston
- H. Pence singled to left, L. Berkman scored, E. Bruntlett to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Anderson cf 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 .392
C. Biggio 2b 3 1 1 2 1 2 1 .250
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Berkman 1b 4 1 2 1 1 1 0 .276
C. Lee lf 5 0 2 0 0 0 4 .300
    E. Bruntlett pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
H. Pence rf 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 .323
T. Wigginton 3b 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 .286
C. Ransom ss 5 0 0 0 0 3 3 .258
J.R. Towles c 5 2 1 1 0 0 2 .379
F. Paulino p 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    L. Scott ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .256
    D. Borkowski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Burke ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234
 Totals 38 8 10 8 3 9 15  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman 2 (24, M McBeth, H Bailey); J Towles (5, H Bailey).
HR - H Pence (16, 7th inning off G Majewski 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - C Biggio , J Anderson.
RBI - C Biggio 2 (50), L Berkman (96), J Towles (12), J Anderson 2 (11), H Pence 2 (65).
2-out RBI - J Anderson, C Biggio.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - T Wigginton 1, C Lee 2, H Pence 1, J Towles 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - J Anderson (1, 2nd base off H Bailey/J Valentin).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (C Ransom-C Biggio-L Berkman).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
N. Hopper cf 4 0 2 2 1 0 0 .338
J. Keppinger ss 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 .342
J. Votto lf 5 1 1 1 0 2 6 .328
B. Phillips 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .290
E. Encarnacion 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .291
J. Valentin c 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .277
J. Cantu 1b 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .326
J. Ellison rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 .152
H. Bailey p 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 .333
    J. Coutlangus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    G. Majewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Gonzalez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272
    B. Bray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. McBeth p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Salmon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    B. Coats ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235
 Totals 34 5 8 5 4 6 14  
 Batting
2B - J Cantu (7, F Paulino); H Bailey (1, F Paulino); N Hopper (14, F Paulino).
HR - J Votto (3, 1st inning off F Paulino 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - J Votto (12), H Bailey 2 (2), N Hopper 2 (14).
2-out RBI - J Votto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Votto 3.
GIDP - J Keppinger.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - J Votto (1, fly ball); E Encarnacion (15, ground ball).
PB - J Valentin.
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
F. Paulino (W, 1-1) 5.0 8 5 5 1 2 1 10.38
D. Borkowski (H, 8) 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.30
C. Qualls (H, 20) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.12
B. Lidge (S, 17) 1.0 0 0 0 2 3 0 3.32
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
H. Bailey 5.2 3 5 2 2 5 0 5.67
J. Coutlangus (L, 4-2; BS, 3) 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.39
G. Majewski 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 1 7.66
B. Bray 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.75
M. McBeth 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 6.38
B. Salmon 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.47
WP - H Bailey, B Lidge.
HBP - J Anderson (by H Bailey); J Cantu (by B Lidge).
Pitches-strikes - F Paulino 87-57; D Borkowski 22-11; C Qualls 13-9; B Lidge 27-13; H Bailey 93-58; J Coutlangus 8-6; G Majewski 23-13; B Bray 14-9; M McBeth 12-10; B Salmon 6-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - F Paulino 7-6; D Borkowski 2-3; C Qualls 2-1; B Lidge 0-0; H Bailey 3-10; J Coutlangus 0-0; G Majewski 2-1; B Bray 1-0; M McBeth 0-1; B Salmon 0-1.
Batters faced - F Paulino 23; D Borkowski 7; C Qualls 3; B Lidge 6; H Bailey 26; J Coutlangus 2; G Majewski 7; B Bray 3; M McBeth 4; B Salmon 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Chris Guccione. 1B--Kerwin Danley. 2B--Doug Eddings. 3B--Mike Everitt.
Time: 3:08. (Plus rain delay totaling 12 minutes in the 1st).
Attendance: 13,261.
Weather: 77 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, out to right.
Game Notes
THE START OF THE GAME IS BEING DELAYED DUE TO RAIN.

Updated on Wednesday, Sep 26, 2007 5:12 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
H. Pence H. Pence
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Cincinnati
N. Hopper N. Hopper
2-4
2 RBI