Cincinnati 10, Houston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 1 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 10 17 1
Houston 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 9 2
WP: M. Maloney (2-4)
LP: B. Moehler (8-11)
(71-82)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Cincinnati
- J. Votto homered to deep right
Top 2nd: Cincinnati
- D. Stubbs singled to shortstop, W. Balentien scored, J. Francisco to third, M. Maloney to second
- P. Janish singled to left, J. Francisco scored, M. Maloney to third, D. Stubbs to second
- J. Votto doubled to center, M. Maloney, D. Stubbs and P. Janish scored
Bot 2nd: Houston
- K. Matsui homered to left
Top 3rd: Cincinnati
- J. Francisco singled to center, J. Bruce scored
Top 5th: Cincinnati
- J. Bruce homered to right
Top 6th: Cincinnati
- W. Balentien singled to center, D. Stubbs and P. Janish scored, B. Phillips to third
Bot 7th: Houston
- C. Coste hit sacrifice fly to deep center, K. Matsui scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- L. Berkman homered to deep left, M. Tejada scored
 Cincinnati
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Stubbs cf 6 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 2 .268
    J. Burton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
P. Janish ss 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .222
    D. Sutton ph-ss-2b 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
J. Votto 1b 4 1 2 4 1 0 0 0 3 .315
    K. Barker ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .296
B. Phillips 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .279
    A. Rosales pr-ss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
J. Bruce rf 4 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 3 .217
W. Balentien lf 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .275
J. Francisco 3b 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .462
R. Hanigan c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266
    C. Tatum ph-c 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167
M. Maloney p 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .250
    P. Viola p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Ramirez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    W. Taveras ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
 Totals 43 10 17 10 2 3 8 0 23  
 Batting
2B - J Votto (33, B Moehler); J Bruce (13, B Moehler).
HR - J Votto (23, 1st inning off B Moehler 0 on, 2 Out), J Bruce (19, 5th inning off W Wright 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - D Stubbs (16), P Janish (15), J Votto 4 (80), J Bruce (49), W Balentien 2 (10), J Francisco (4).
2-out RBI - D Stubbs, P Janish, J Votto 4, W Balentien 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Phillips 1, J Francisco 1, C Tatum 1, M Maloney 1.
GIDP - K Barker, R Hanigan.
Team LOB - 10.
 Fielding
E - J Francisco (1, field).
DP - 1 (P Janish-B Phillips-J Votto).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. Bourn cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .289
M. Tejada ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .304
L. Berkman 1b 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 .270
C. Lee lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .304
H. Pence rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283
K. Matsui 2b 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .254
J. Keppinger 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
C. Coste c 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227
B. Moehler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .024
    W. Wright p 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250
    T. Manzella ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200
    W. Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .100
    T. Byrdak p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Paronto p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    D. Erstad ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195
 Totals 35 4 9 4 2 0 4 0 10  
 Batting
2B - C Lee (32, R Ramirez); C Coste (13, M Maloney).
HR - L Berkman (24, 8th inning off P Viola 1 on, 1 Out), K Matsui (8, 2nd inning off M Maloney 0 on, 2 Out).
SF - C Coste.
RBI - L Berkman 2 (76), K Matsui (42), C Coste (18).
2-out RBI - K Matsui.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - M Tejada 1, K Matsui 1.
GIDP - C Lee.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - K Matsui (5, field); J Keppinger (8, throw).
DP - 2 (J Keppinger-K Matsui-L Berkman, K Matsui-M Tejada-L Berkman).
 Cincinnati
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
M. Maloney (W, 2-4) 7.0 6 2 2 0 4 1 1.25 4.87  
P. Viola 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 1 1.88 6.75  
R. Ramirez 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.75 3.86  
J. Burton 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.45 4.77  
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
B. Moehler (L, 8-11) 2.1 8 7 7 1 2 1 1.52 5.21  
W. Wright 2.2 3 1 1 1 3 1 1.78 5.72  
W. Lopez 2.0 6 2 0 0 1 0 2.25 8.44  
T. Byrdak 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.24 3.23  
C. Paronto 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.81 15.19  
HPB - R Hanigan (by W Lopez).
Pitches-strikes - J Burton 7-6; M Maloney 93-61; P Viola 14-9; R Ramirez 13-8; B Moehler 77-49; W Wright 42-24; W Lopez 31-17; T Byrdak 20-10; C Paronto 11-7.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Burton 2-1; M Maloney 11-10; P Viola 1-1; R Ramirez 0-3; B Moehler 7-5; W Wright 5-1; W Lopez 7-2; T Byrdak 1-2; C Paronto 2-0.
Batters faced - J Burton 3; M Maloney 27; P Viola 3; R Ramirez 3; B Moehler 16; W Wright 11; W Lopez 12; T Byrdak 5; C Paronto 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike DiMuro. 1B--Delfin Colon. 2B--Rob Drake. 3B--Jerry Meals.

Updated on Saturday, Sep 26, 2009 12:11 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Cincinnati
J. Votto Joey Votto
2-4, 1 HR
4 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman Lance Berkman
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI