Houston 5, Cincinnati 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(50-57)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 1
Houston 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 X 5 9 0
WP: R. Oswalt (8-8) S: J. Valverde (27)
LP: J. Cueto (7-10)
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  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Cincinnati
- J. Bruce flied out to deep left center
- J. Keppinger singled to center
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded into double play first to shortstop to first, J. Keppinger out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- K. Matsui doubled to right
- M. Tejada singled to center, K. Matsui scored
- L. Berkman walked, M. Tejada to second
- C. Lee singled to center, M. Tejada scored, L. Berkman to third
- G. Blum hit sacrifice fly to center, L. Berkman scored, C. Lee to second on center fielder J. Bruce's throwing error
- H. Pence struck out swinging
- D. Erstad lined out to first

3 runs, 3 hits, 1 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 3

  Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips doubled to deep right center
- A. Dunn singled to left center, B. Phillips to third
- E. Encarnacion struck out looking
- J. Votto struck out swinging
- P. Bako struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 3

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus flied out to deep right
- R. Oswalt grounded out to second
- K. Matsui flied out to deep right

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 0, Houston 3

  Top 3rd: Cincinnati
- J. Cueto struck out swinging
- J. Bruce singled to first
- J. Keppinger lined out to third
- K. Griffey Jr. singled to right center, J. Bruce to third
- B. Phillips walked, K. Griffey Jr. to second
- A. Dunn homered to deep center, K. Griffey Jr., B. Phillips and J. Bruce scored
- E. Encarnacion flied out to center

4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 3

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- M. Tejada grounded out to third
- L. Berkman doubled to deep left center
- C. Lee popped out to second
- G. Blum homered to deep right, L. Berkman scored
- H. Pence grounded out to shortstop

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Top 4th: Cincinnati
- J. Votto grounded out to second
- P. Bako singled to shortstop
- J. Cueto sacrificed to first, P. Bako to second
- J. Bruce flied out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- D. Erstad grounded out to second
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second
- R. Oswalt grounded out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Top 5th: Cincinnati
- J. Keppinger grounded out to shortstop
- K. Griffey Jr. flied out to center
- B. Phillips struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- K. Matsui flied out to deep right center
- M. Tejada singled to deep left
- L. Berkman struck out looking
- C. Lee popped out to shortstop

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Top 6th: Cincinnati
- T. Byrdak relieved R. Oswalt
- A. Dunn grounded out to first
- E. Encarnacion flied out to deep left center
- J. Votto grounded out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- G. Blum singled to left
- H. Pence grounded into fielder's choice, G. Blum out at second
- D. Erstad singled to left, H. Pence to second
- B. Ausmus popped out to second
- D. Newhan hit for T. Byrdak
- D. Newhan struck out looking

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Top 7th: Cincinnati
- G. Geary relieved T. Byrdak
- P. Bako grounded out to shortstop
- A. Phillips hit for J. Cueto
- J. Cueto flied out to deep center
- J. Bruce grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- M. Lincoln relieved J. Cueto
- K. Matsui grounded out to pitcher
- M. Tejada walked
- L. Berkman grounded into double play first to shortstop, M. Tejada out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Top 8th: Cincinnati
- J. Keppinger flied out to right center
- K. Griffey Jr. grounded out to shortstop
- B. Phillips singled to third
- W. Wright relieved G. Geary
- A. Dunn flied out to deep center

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- C. Lee grounded out to third
- G. Blum fouled out to third
- H. Pence singled to third
- D. Erstad grounded out to second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5

  Top 9th: Cincinnati
- J. Valverde relieved W. Wright
- T. Wigginton at third
- E. Encarnacion fouled out to third
- J. Votto flied out to left
- J. Valentin hit for P. Bako
- J. Valentin lined out to first

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Cincinnati 4, Houston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
A. Dunn Adam Dunn
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Houston
G. Blum Geoff Blum
2-3, 1 HR
3 RBI