Houston 9, Cincinnati 5, 10 innings
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  Final 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Houston 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 4 9 16 1
Cincinnati 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 9 1
WP: C. Sampson (6-4)
LP: F. Cordero (4-4)
(52-65)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
- K. Matsui homered to deep right
- C. Lee homered to deep left
Bot 3rd: Cincinnati
- J. Keppinger doubled to deep center, D. Ross and J. Cueto scored
- B. Phillips homered to deep right, J. Keppinger scored
Top 5th: Houston
- M. Bourn singled to left, C. Lee scored, T. Wigginton to second
Top 7th: Houston
- H. Quintero homered to deep right, M. Bourn scored
Bot 7th: Cincinnati
- J. Keppinger hit sacrifice fly to deep left, D. Ross scored
Top 10th: Houston
- C. Lee doubled to deep right center, M. Tejada and L. Berkman scored
- H. Pence homered to deep left, C. Lee scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Matsui 2b 5 1 3 1 1 0 0 .285
M. Tejada ss 6 1 2 0 0 2 5 .282
L. Berkman 1b 5 1 1 0 1 2 1 .333
C. Lee lf 5 3 4 3 1 0 2 .314
H. Pence rf 5 1 1 2 1 3 2 .272
T. Wigginton 3b 5 0 1 0 0 2 3 .276
M. Bourn cf 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .232
H. Quintero c 5 1 2 2 0 0 4 .211
R. Wolf p 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .143
    D. Erstad ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .277
    C. Sampson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    D. Newhan ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
    W. Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 46 9 16 9 4 15 22  
 Batting
2B - K Matsui (22, J Cueto); M Tejada (24, F Cordero); C Lee (27, F Cordero).
HR - K Matsui (5, 1st inning off J Cueto 0 on, 0 Out), C Lee (28, 1st inning off J Cueto 0 on, 2 Out), H Quintero (1, 7th inning off N Masset 1 on, 2 Out), H Pence (16, 10th inning off F Cordero 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - K Matsui (27), C Lee 3 (100), M Bourn (16), H Quintero 2 (6), H Pence 2 (59).
2-out RBI - C Lee 3, M Bourn, H Quintero 2, H Pence 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Tejada 4, C Lee 1, H Quintero 2.
Team LOB - 12.
 Base Running
CS - L Berkman (3, 2nd base by J Cueto/D Ross).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - H Pence (A Phillips at 3rd base).
DP - 4 (T Wigginton-K Matsui-L Berkman, K Matsui-M Tejada-L Berkman, L Berkman-M Tejada-L Berkman, M Tejada-K Matsui-L Berkman).
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
J. Keppinger ss 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 .267
J. Votto 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .280
J. Bruce rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .274
B. Phillips 2b 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 .276
A. Dunn lf 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .236
E. Encarnacion 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .246
C. Patterson cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .193
D. Ross c 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 .231
J. Cueto p 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .030
    A. Phillips ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .174
    N. Masset p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Cabrera ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .382
    M. Lincoln p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Cordero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Valentin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
 Totals 33 5 9 5 3 8 12  
 Batting
2B - J Keppinger (14, R Wolf); B Phillips (21, R Wolf); D Ross (9, C Sampson).
HR - B Phillips (17, 3rd inning off R Wolf 1 on, 2 Out).
S - J Cueto.
SF - J Keppinger.
RBI - J Keppinger 3 (28), B Phillips 2 (66).
2-out RBI - B Phillips 2.
GIDP - D Ross 2, C Patterson, J Votto.
Team LOB - 3.
 Fielding
E - N Masset (1, ground ball).
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Wolf 6.0 7 4 4 2 6 1 4.67
C. Sampson (W, 6-4; BS, 1) 3.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.44
W. Wright 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.61
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Cueto 5.0 9 3 3 2 9 2 5.01
N. Masset (BS, 1) 2.0 3 2 0 0 3 1 2.57
M. Lincoln 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.51
F. Cordero (L, 4-4) 1.0 3 4 4 1 1 1 3.93
HBP - T Wigginton (by J Cueto).
Pitches-strikes - R Wolf 93-56; C Sampson 39-23; W Wright 10-6; J Cueto 109-65; N Masset 41-27; M Lincoln 30-17; F Cordero 28-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Wolf 8-4; C Sampson 4-3; W Wright 1-2; J Cueto 3-2; N Masset 2-1; M Lincoln 3-1; F Cordero 1-1.
Batters faced - R Wolf 25; C Sampson 10; W Wright 3; J Cueto 26; N Masset 10; M Lincoln 8; F Cordero 7.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Hickox. 1B--C.B. Bucknor. 2B--Joe West. 3B--Ed Rapuano.
Time: 3:13.
Attendance: 25,652.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, swirling.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY HOUSTON SECOND BASEMAN KAZ MATSUI LED OFF THE GAME.
CINCINNATI RIGHT FIELDER JAY BRUCE EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 12 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.

Updated on Friday, Aug 8, 2008 10:52 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Houston
C. Lee Carlos Lee
4-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Cincinnati
B. Phillips Brandon Phillips
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI