Houston 7, Cincinnati 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(55-59)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 13 1
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4 13 1
WP: R. Oswalt (9-8)
LP: J. Fogg (2-4)
(52-64)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- C. Lee singled to left, M. Tejada scored
Top 3rd: Houston
- C. Lee singled to left, K. Matsui scored, L. Berkman to second
- H. Pence homered to deep left center, C. Lee and L. Berkman scored
Top 5th: Houston
- T. Wigginton hit sacrifice fly to deep center, L. Berkman scored
Bot 7th: Cincinnati
- J. Votto singled to center, J. Cabrera scored, J. Keppinger to second
Bot 8th: Cincinnati
- E. Encarnacion homered to deep left center, B. Phillips scored
Top 9th: Houston
- T. Wigginton hit sacrifice fly to center, M. Tejada scored
Bot 9th: Cincinnati
- B. Phillips scored on wild pitch
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .280
M. Tejada ss 5 2 3 0 0 0 2 .282
L. Berkman 1b 5 2 3 0 0 0 2 .335
C. Lee lf 3 1 3 2 2 0 0 .309
H. Pence rf 5 1 1 3 0 1 6 .273
T. Wigginton 3b 3 0 1 2 0 1 3 .278
M. Bourn cf 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 .229
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .235
R. Oswalt p 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .186
    M. Loretta ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .279
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valverde p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 7 13 7 3 2 21  
 Batting
2B - M Tejada (23, J Fogg); T Wigginton (18, J Fogg); L Berkman 2 (35, J Fogg, D Weathers); C Lee (26, J Affeldt).
HR - H Pence (15, 3rd inning off J Fogg 2 on, 1 Out).
SF - T Wigginton 2.
RBI - C Lee 2 (97), H Pence 3 (57), T Wigginton 2 (30).
2-out RBI - C Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Oswalt 1, M Tejada 1, K Matsui 1, M Bourn 1, H Pence 1.
GIDP - L Berkman.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
DP - 2 (M Tejada-K Matsui-L Berkman 2).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Keppinger ss 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .267
J. Votto 1b 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 .281
J. Bruce rf 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .274
B. Phillips 2b 4 2 2 0 1 0 2 .274
A. Dunn lf 4 0 1 0 1 2 3 .238
E. Encarnacion 3b 4 1 2 2 1 2 4 .248
C. Patterson cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .191
P. Bako c 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 .218
    D. Ross ph-c 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .229
J. Fogg p 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118
    G. Majewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    A. Phillips ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .156
    J. Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cabrera ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .364
    B. Bray p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valentin ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253
    B. Arroyo pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
    D. Weathers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 38 4 13 3 5 7 21  
 Batting
2B - P Bako (8, R Oswalt); J Bruce (12, R Oswalt).
3B - B Phillips (7, J Valverde).
HR - E Encarnacion (21, 8th inning off W Wright 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Votto (53), E Encarnacion 2 (46).
2-out RBI - J Votto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Patterson 1, E Encarnacion 2, J Keppinger 2, J Bruce 1.
GIDP - P Bako 2.
Team LOB - 12.
 Fielding
E - J Bruce (5, fly ball).
DP - 1 (B Phillips-J Keppinger-J Votto).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Oswalt (W, 9-8) 7.0 9 1 1 2 6 0 4.56
W. Wright 0.2 1 2 2 1 1 1 4.72
L. Hawkins (H, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
J. Valverde 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 0 4.47
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Fogg (L, 2-4) 4.0 8 6 6 1 1 1 7.98
G. Majewski 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.45
J. Affeldt 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.64
B. Bray 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.92
D. Weathers 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.49
WP - J Valverde.
IBB - C Lee (by D Weathers).
Pitches-strikes - R Oswalt 91-62; W Wright 17-8; L Hawkins 17-9; J Valverde 31-17; J Fogg 88-54; G Majewski 10-8; J Affeldt 28-19; B Bray 19-11; D Weathers 20-9.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Oswalt 11-4; W Wright 0-1; L Hawkins 0-1; J Valverde 0-3; J Fogg 3-8; G Majewski 2-1; J Affeldt 5-1; B Bray 3-0; D Weathers 1-1.
Batters faced - R Oswalt 30; W Wright 4; L Hawkins 3; J Valverde 6; J Fogg 22; G Majewski 3; J Affeldt 7; B Bray 5; D Weathers 6.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--C.B. Bucknor. 3B--Joe West.
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 27,378.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, out to center.
Game Notes
CINCINNATI RIGHT FIELDER JAY BRUCE EXTENDED HIT HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE SIXTH INNING.

Updated on Friday, Aug 8, 2008 1:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Lee Carlos Lee
3-3
2 RBI
 Cincinnati
E. Encarnacion Edwin Encarnacion
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI