Houston Astros 7, Washington Nationals 3
Regular Season Game 6
Played on Sunday, April 9, 2006 (D) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3 11  2
HOU N    0  0  3    1  2  0    0  1  x  -   7 10  0
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Byrd cf                       4   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Clayton ss                    5   0   3   0       0   1       2   6
Vidro 2b                      5   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
Guillen rf                    5   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Soriano lf                    4   1   2   2       0   1       1   1
LeCroy 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
  Johnson ph,1b               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Zimmerman 3b                  2   0   0   0       2   0       0   2
Gonzalez c                    3   0   1   0       0   1       7   2
  Schneider ph,c              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Drese p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Eischen ph,p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jackson ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3  11   3       4   8      24  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Soriano-Clayton-LeCroy, Clayton-Johnson.
E: Clayton (1), Soriano (1).
PB: Gonzalez (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Soriano (2,off Pettitte); Guillen (2,off Wheeler); Ward (1,off Lidge).
HR: Byrd (1,1st inning off Pettitte 0 on 0 out); Soriano (2,6th inning off
Pettitte 1 on 1 out).
SH: Eischen (1,off Pettitte).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Soriano (2,3rd base off Pettitte/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   2       0   1
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Taveras cf                    4   1   1   0       1   0       4   0
Berkman 1b                    5   0   1   0       0   1      11   1
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   2   1       0   1       2   2
Wilson lf                     3   1   1   0       1   1       0   0
  Bruntlett lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lane rf                       1   2   0   0       3   1       1   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Everett ss                    4   1   1   3       0   0       1   4
Pettitte p                    2   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke ph,2b                 1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   7  10   6       7   7      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Pettitte-Berkman-Ensberg, Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (1,off Drese).
HR: Burke (1,8th inning off Cordero 0 on 0 out).
SH: Pettitte (1,off Drese).
GDP: Taveras (1,off Cordero).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wilson (2,2nd base by Drese/Gonzalez).

PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drese L(0-1)                  4     5   4   1   4   3   0  20
Eischen                       1     2   2   2   2   2   0   7
Rauch                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Stanton                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Cordero                       1     2   1   1   0   0   1   4
Totals                        8    10   7   4   7   7   1  39

WP: Drese (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte W(1-1)               6.1   8   3   3   3   4   2  29
Miller                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Lidge                         1     2   0   0   0   3   0   5
Totals                        9    11   3   3   4   8   2  40


Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Doug Eddings, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Lance Barksdale
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 31662


Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Houston Astros           
1. Byrd                cf        Biggio              2b
2. Clayton             ss        Taveras             cf
3. Vidro               2b        Berkman             1b
4. Guillen             rf        Ensberg             3b
5. Soriano             lf        Wilson              lf
6. LeCroy              1b        Lane                rf
7. Zimmerman           3b        Ausmus              c
8. Gonzalez            c         Everett             ss
9. Drese               p         Pettitte            p

NATIONALS 1ST: Byrd homered; Clayton struck out; Vidro grounded
out (third to first); Guillen grounded out (shortstop to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Taveras walked; Berkman flied
into a double play to left [Taveras out at first (left to
shortstop to first)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros
0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Soriano doubled to left; LeCroy grounded out
(shortstop to first); Soriano stole third; Zimmerman hit into a
double play (pitcher to first) [Soriano out at home (first to
third)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson
singled to center; Wilson was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Lane walked; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Gonzalez flied to right; Drese struck out; Byrd
walked; On a bunt Clayton singled to catcher [Byrd to second];
Vidro forced Byrd (third unassisted) [Clayton to second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett reached on an error by Clayton [Everett to
second]; Drese threw a wild pitch [Everett to third]; Pettitte
singled to right [Everett scored (unearned)]; Biggio popped to
second; Taveras singled to center [Pettitte to third]; Berkman
struck out; Ensberg doubled to left [Pettitte scored (unearned),
Taveras scored (error by Soriano) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Wilson
struck out; 3 R (0 ER), 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 4TH: Guillen flied to center; Soriano flied to center;
LeCroy singled to shortstop; Zimmerman lined to shortstop; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 3.

ASTROS 4TH: Lane walked; Ausmus singled to left [Lane to third];
Everett forced Ausmus (shortstop to second) [Lane scored];
Pettitte out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Everett to
second]; Biggio walked; Taveras flied to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 4.

NATIONALS 5TH: Gonzalez singled to center; EISCHEN BATTED FOR
DRESE; Eischen out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Gonzalez to second]; Byrd grounded out (second to first)
[Gonzalez to third]; Clayton grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: EISCHEN STAYED IN GAME (PITCHING); Berkman singled
to center; Ensberg was called out on strikes; Wilson forced
Berkman (shortstop to second); Lane walked [Wilson to second];
Ausmus walked [Wilson to third, Lane to second]; Everett singled
to center [Wilson scored, Lane scored, Ausmus to third, Everett
to second (on throw)]; Pettitte struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 6.

NATIONALS 6TH: Vidro singled to center; Guillen grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Vidro to second]; Soriano homered [Vidro
scored]; LeCroy struck out; Zimmerman walked; Gonzalez was
called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3,
Astros 6.

ASTROS 6TH: RAUCH REPLACED EISCHEN (PITCHING); Biggio struck
out; On a bunt Taveras grounded out (third to first); Berkman
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 6.

NATIONALS 7TH: JACKSON BATTED FOR RAUCH; Jackson walked; Byrd
flied to center; Clayton singled to left [Jackson to second];
MILLER REPLACED PETTITTE (PITCHING); Vidro lined into a double
play to first [Clayton out at first (first unassisted)]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 7TH: STANTON REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Ensberg singled
to left; Gonzalez allowed a passed ball [Ensberg to second];
Wilson walked; Lane struck out; Ausmus grounded out (second to
first) [Ensberg to third, Wilson to second]; Everett grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros
6.

NATIONALS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Guillen
doubled to left; Soriano struck out; JOHNSON BATTED FOR LECROY;
Johnson grounded out (first unassisted) [Guillen to third];
Zimmerman walked; SCHNEIDER BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Schneider flied
to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 6.

ASTROS 8TH: JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); SCHNEIDER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); CORDERO REPLACED STANTON
(PITCHING); BURKE BATTED FOR WHEELER; Burke homered; Biggio
singled to center; Taveras grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Biggio out at second]; Berkman lined to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 7.

NATIONALS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); BRUNTLETT
REPLACED WILSON (PLAYING LF); BURKE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B);
WARD BATTED FOR CORDERO; Ward doubled; Byrd struck out; Clayton
singled to right [Ward to third]; Clayton advanced to second
because of defensive indifference [Clayton to second]; Vidro
struck out; Guillen struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals
3, Astros 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Nationals        3  11   2   10
 Astros           7  10   0    8


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