Houston Astros 6, Washington Nationals 1
Regular Season Game 4
Played on Friday, April 7, 2006 (N) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
HOU N    0  0  2    0  0  4    0  0  x  -   6  7  0
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Watson cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Vidro 2b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       2   4
Guillen rf                    2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Byrd pr,rf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       7   0
Soriano lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   3       1   1
Clayton ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Schneider c                   2   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Armas p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergmann p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   5   1       1   4      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Clayton-Vidro-Johnson.

BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (1,off Backe).
HR: Vidro (1,4th inning off Backe 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Guillen (4,by Backe).
GDP: Armas (1,off Backe).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   1       1   0       2   2
Taveras cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Berkman 1b                    3   1   2   3       0   0       8   3
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       0   1
Wilson lf                     4   1   1   2       0   1       5   0
Lane rf                       2   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Everett ss                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Backe p                       1   0   0   0       1   0       4   5
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Buchholz p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       29   6   7   6       5   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Backe-Everett-Biggio.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (3,off Armas).
HR: Berkman (2,6th inning off Bergmann 1 on 0 out); Wilson (2,6th inning off
Bergmann 1 on 0 out).
SF: Berkman (1,off Armas).
HBP: Ausmus (1,by Bergmann).
GDP: Biggio (2,off Armas).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Armas L(0-1)                  5     4   2   2   1   3   0  19
Bergmann                      0     3   4   4   2   0   2   6
Rodriguez                     1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Stanton                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Majewski                      1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8     7   6   6   5   4   2  36

Bergmann faced 6 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Majewski (1).
HBP: Bergmann (1,Ausmus).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(1-0)                  6     3   1   1   1   3   1  22
Buchholz                      2.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   8
Gallo                         0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     5   1   1   1   4   1  33

WP: Backe 2 (2).
HBP: Backe (1,Guillen).

Umpires: HP - Paul Schrieber, 1B - Lance Barksdale, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - Doug Eddings
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 26978


Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Houston Astros           
1. Watson              cf        Biggio              2b
2. Vidro               2b        Taveras             cf
3. Guillen             rf        Berkman             1b
4. Johnson             1b        Ensberg             3b
5. Soriano             lf        Wilson              lf
6. Zimmerman           3b        Lane                rf
7. Clayton             ss        Ausmus              c
8. Schneider           c         Everett             ss
9. Armas               p         Backe               p

NATIONALS 1ST: Watson flied to left; Vidro grounded out (pitcher
to first); Guillen grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Taveras flied to center;
Berkman singled to right; Ensberg flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Johnson grounded out (pitcher unassisted);
Soriano was called out on strikes; Zimmerman struck out but
advanced to first on a wild pitch; Backe threw a wild pitch
[Zimmerman to second]; Clayton flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wilson was called out on strikes; Lane was called
out on strikes; Ausmus flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Schneider walked; On a bunt Armas grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to second) [Schneider out at
second]; Watson singled to center; Watson was picked off first
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett singled to center; On a bunt Backe made an
out to first; Biggio doubled to left [Everett scored]; Taveras
singled to right [Biggio to third]; Berkman hit a sacrifice fly
to left [Biggio scored]; Ensberg grounded out (second to first);
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 2.

NATIONALS 4TH: Vidro homered; Guillen grounded out (first to
pitcher); Johnson doubled to center; Soriano lined to shortstop;
Zimmerman struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros
2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wilson grounded out (second to first); Lane grounded
out (second to first); Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 2.

NATIONALS 5TH: Clayton grounded out (pitcher to first);
Schneider grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Armas grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett flied to left; Backe walked; Biggio grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Backe out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 2.

NATIONALS 6TH: Watson grounded out (pitcher to first); Vidro
flied to left; Guillen was hit by a pitch; BYRD RAN FOR GUILLEN;
Johnson flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1,
Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: BYRD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BERGMANN REPLACED
ARMAS (PITCHING); Taveras singled to right; Nationals right
fielder Jose Guillen left the game due to an injured arm;
Berkman homered [Taveras scored]; Ensberg walked; Wilson homered
[Ensberg scored]; Lane walked; Ausmus was hit by a pitch [Lane
to second]; RODRIGUEZ REPLACED BERGMANN (PITCHING); On a bunt
Everett made an out to third; LAMB BATTED FOR BACKE; Lamb flied
to center; Biggio walked [Lane to third, Ausmus to second];
Taveras forced Biggio (shortstop to second); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 6.

NATIONALS 7TH: BUCHHOLZ REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); Soriano popped
to second; Zimmerman struck out; Clayton flied to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: STANTON REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Berkman flied
to left; Ensberg flied to left; Wilson grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 6.

NATIONALS 8TH: Schneider grounded out (first to pitcher);
ANDERSON BATTED FOR STANTON; Anderson grounded out (second to
first); Watson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: MAJEWSKI REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); Lane walked;
Ausmus lined to shortstop; Majewski threw a wild pitch [Lane to
second]; Everett grounded out (third to first); Buchholz was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1,
Astros 6.

NATIONALS 9TH: Vidro flied to center; Byrd singled to left;
GALLO REPLACED BUCHHOLZ (PITCHING); Johnson singled to center
[Byrd to second]; Soriano flied to center; Zimmerman grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 1,
Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Nationals        1   5   0    5
 Astros           6   7   0    6


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