Houston 6, Washington 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 6 13 0
Washington 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 9 2
WP: W. Rodriguez (4-3) S: J. Valverde (24)
LP: C. Balester (1-2)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- C. Lee singled to left, K. Matsui scored, L. Berkman to second
Bot 1st: Washington
- C. Guzman hit sacrifice fly to center, W. Harris scored
Bot 2nd: Washington
- J. Flores singled to center, R. Belliard scored
Top 4th: Houston
- H. Pence homered to deep left, M. Tejada scored
Top 5th: Houston
- L. Berkman doubled to deep left, D. Erstad and K. Matsui scored
- H. Pence singled to left, L. Berkman scored, C. Lee to second
Bot 6th: Washington
- W. Harris homered to deep right
- J. Flores hit by pitch, P. Lo Duca scored, A. Kearns to third, R. Belliard to second
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
D. Erstad cf-lf 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 .295
K. Matsui 2b 4 2 2 0 1 0 1 .280
L. Berkman 1b 5 1 2 2 0 0 2 .347
C. Lee lf 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 .299
    M. Bourn cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218
M. Tejada ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .275
G. Blum 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 .212
    J. Valverde p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
H. Pence rf 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 .263
B. Ausmus c 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .222
W. Rodriguez p 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .080
    C. Sampson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150
    D. Newhan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
    G. Geary p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Wigginton 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
 Totals 40 6 13 6 2 6 20  
 Batting
2B - K Matsui (17, C Balester); L Berkman (30, C Balester).
HR - H Pence (12, 4th inning off C Balester 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - C Lee (73), H Pence 3 (46), L Berkman 2 (72).
2-out RBI - H Pence.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Ausmus 1, G Blum 1, W Rodriguez 2.
GIDP - L Berkman.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 4 (W Rodriguez-M Tejada-L Berkman, K Matsui-M Tejada-L Berkman, C Sampson-B Ausmus-L Berkman, M Tejada-K Matsui-L Berkman).
 Washington
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Harris cf 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .224
P. Lo Duca 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .226
C. Guzman ss 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .315
A. Kearns rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .204
R. Belliard 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .233
J. Flores c 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 .270
W. Pena lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .205
F. Lopez 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .233
C. Balester p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500
    J. Colome p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Langerhans ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .194
    S. Rivera p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    K. Casto ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210
    J. Hanrahan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 31 4 9 4 1 3 9  
 Batting
2B - W Harris (4, W Rodriguez); R Belliard (12, W Rodriguez); F Lopez (17, W Rodriguez).
HR - W Harris (5, 6th inning off W Rodriguez 0 on, 0 Out).
SF - C Guzman.
RBI - C Guzman (30), J Flores 2 (37), W Harris (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Langerhans 1.
GIDP - F Lopez, W Harris, W Pena, A Kearns.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - R Belliard (5, throw); C Guzman (10, throw).
DP - 1 (C Guzman-P Lo Duca).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
W. Rodriguez (W, 4-3) 5.1 8 4 4 1 1 1 3.48
C. Sampson (H, 5) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.62
G. Geary (H, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.35
J. Valverde (S, 24) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.80
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
C. Balester (L, 1-2) 4.2 11 6 4 0 3 1 5.87
J. Colome 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.53
S. Rivera 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.40
J. Hanrahan 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.01
HBP - J Flores (by C Sampson).
Pitches-strikes - W Rodriguez 80-53; C Sampson 13-10; G Geary 11-7; J Valverde 15-11; C Balester 91-60; J Colome 4-3; S Rivera 36-21; J Hanrahan 20-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - W Rodriguez 9-6; C Sampson 2-2; G Geary 2-0; J Valverde 2-1; C Balester 4-7; J Colome 0-0; S Rivera 4-1; J Hanrahan 2-3.
Batters faced - W Rodriguez 23; C Sampson 5; G Geary 3; J Valverde 3; C Balester 26; J Colome 1; S Rivera 8; J Hanrahan 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Kevin Causey. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Scott Barry. 3B--Charlie Reliford.
Time: 2:37.
Attendance: 30,682.
Weather: 85 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, n/a.

Updated on Saturday, Jul 12, 2008 10:38 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
H. Pence Hunter Pence
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Washington
W. Harris Willie Harris
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI