Houston Astros 8, Arizona Diamondbacks 5
Regular Season Game 12
Played on Sunday, April 16, 2006 (D) at Chase Field

HOU N    0  0  1    0  0  7    0  0  0  -   8 10  2
ARI N    0  0  1    1  0  1    0  0  2  -   5 11  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    6   1   1   2       0   3       6   0
Palmeiro lf                   4   2   1   0       0   0       4   0
Berkman 1b                    5   1   3   3       0   1       2   3
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   2   3       0   0       2   0
Lane rf                       4   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Burke 2b                      4   1   1   0       1   3       1   2
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       3   1       7   0
Everett ss                    5   0   2   0       0   3       2   0
Nieve p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb ph                     0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   8  10   8       6  14      27   5

FIELDING - 
E: Taveras (1), Ausmus (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman 2 (3,off O. Hernandez 2); Ensberg (5,off Cruz).
HR: Ensberg (3,6th inning off Grimsley 2 on 2 out).
SH: Nieve (1,off O. Hernandez).
HBP: Ensberg (1,by O. Hernandez); Palmeiro (1,by O. Hernandez); Biggio (2,by
Cruz).
IBB: Lamb (1,by O. Hernandez).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Burke 2 (2,2nd base off O. Hernandez/Estrada,2nd base off Cruz/Estrada).

Arizona Diamondbacks         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Counsell ss                   5   1   2   0       0   1       1   3
DaVanon cf                    3   1   2   2       2   1       0   0
Tracy 3b                      5   0   1   0       0   2       3   3
L. Gonzalez lf                4   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Jackson 1b                    4   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
S. Green rf                   5   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Hudson 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Estrada c                     4   1   2   0       0   0      15   0
O. Hernandez p                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Grimsley p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Easley ph                   0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5  11   5       4   7      27   7

BATTING - 
2B: Counsell (2,off Wheeler); Tracy (3,off Wheeler).
HR: L. Gonzalez (3,4th inning off Nieve 0 on 0 out).
SH: O. Hernandez (1,off Nieve).
SF: Easley (1,off Miller); Jackson (1,off Lidge).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: DaVanon (1,2nd base off Nieve/Ausmus); Counsell (1,2nd base off Gallo/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nieve                         4     4   2   2   2   4   1  18
Gallo                         0.2   0   0   0   2   1   0   4
Springer W(1-0)               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Miller                        1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
Qualls                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   7
Wheeler                       0     3   2   2   0   0   0   3
Lidge SV(3)                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    11   5   5   4   7   1  42

Nieve faced 1 batter in the 5th inning
Wheeler faced 3 batters in the 9th inning

Arizona Diamondbacks         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
O. Hernandez L(1-2)           5.2   6   6   6   4   8   0  29
Grimsley                      0.1   2   2   2   0   0   1   3
Cruz                          2     1   0   0   2   4   0  10
Vizcaino                      1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    10   8   8   6  14   1  46

HBP: O. Hernandez 2 (4,Ensberg,Palmeiro); Cruz (1,Biggio).
IBB: O. Hernandez (2,Lamb).

Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - Tim Welke, 2B - Kerwin Danley, 3B - Gary Cederstrom
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 21191


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Arizona Diamondbacks     
1. Taveras             cf        Counsell            ss
2. Palmeiro            lf        DaVanon             cf
3. Berkman             1b        Tracy               3b
4. Ensberg             3b        L. Gonzalez         lf
5. Lane                rf        Jackson             1b
6. Burke               2b        S. Green            rf
7. Ausmus              c         Hudson              2b
8. Everett             ss        Estrada             c
9. Nieve               p         O. Hernandez        p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras popped to second; Palmeiro popped to third;
Berkman doubled to center; Ensberg grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Diamondbacks 0.

DIAMONDBACKS 1ST: Counsell flied to center; DaVanon walked;
DaVanon stole second [DaVanon to third (error by Ausmus)]; Tracy
was called out on strikes; L. Gonzalez grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Diamondbacks 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lane popped to third; Burke struck out; Ausmus
walked; Everett struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Diamondbacks 0.

DIAMONDBACKS 2ND: Jackson flied to left; S. Green struck out;
Hudson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Diamondbacks
0.

ASTROS 3RD: Nieve was called out on strikes; Taveras struck out;
On a bunt Palmeiro singled to third; Berkman doubled to right
[Palmeiro scored]; Ensberg was hit by a pitch; Lane forced
Ensberg (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Diamondbacks 0.

DIAMONDBACKS 3RD: Estrada singled to center; O. Hernandez out on
a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Estrada to second]; Counsell
was called out on strikes; DaVanon singled to center [Estrada
scored, DaVanon to second (error by Taveras)]; Tracy lined to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Diamondbacks 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Burke struck out; Ausmus walked; Everett singled to
left [Ausmus to second]; Nieve out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to second) [Ausmus to third, Everett to second]; Taveras struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Diamondbacks 1.

DIAMONDBACKS 4TH: L. Gonzalez homered; Jackson flied to center;
S. Green grounded out (first unassisted); Hudson walked; Estrada
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Diamondbacks 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Palmeiro grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman
popped to third; Ensberg grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Diamondbacks 2.

DIAMONDBACKS 5TH: O. Hernandez singled to center; GALLO REPLACED
NIEVE (PITCHING); Counsell forced O. Hernandez (second to
shortstop); Counsell stole second; DaVanon walked; Tracy struck
out; L. Gonzalez walked [Counsell to third, DaVanon to second];
SPRINGER REPLACED GALLO (PITCHING); Jackson flied to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Diamondbacks 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Lane walked; Burke singled to left [Lane to third];
Burke stole second; Ausmus struck out; Everett struck out; LAMB
BATTED FOR SPRINGER; Lamb was walked intentionally; Taveras
singled to left [Lane scored, Burke scored, Lamb to second];
Palmeiro was hit by a pitch [Lamb to third, Taveras to second];
GRIMSLEY REPLACED O. HERNANDEZ (PITCHING); Berkman singled to
right [Lamb scored, Taveras scored, Palmeiro to third]; Ensberg
homered [Palmeiro scored, Berkman scored]; Lane flied to right;
7 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8, Diamondbacks 2.

DIAMONDBACKS 6TH: MILLER REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); S. Green
singled to right; Hudson flied to center; Estrada singled to
center [S. Green to third]; EASLEY BATTED FOR GRIMSLEY; Easley
hit a sacrifice fly to left [S. Green scored]; Counsell singled
to second [Estrada to second]; DaVanon struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Diamondbacks 3.

ASTROS 7TH: CRUZ REPLACED EASLEY (PITCHING); Burke walked; Burke
stole second; Ausmus walked; Everett struck out; BIGGIO BATTED
FOR MILLER; Biggio was hit by a pitch [Burke to third, Ausmus to
second]; Taveras forced Burke (third to catcher) [Ausmus to
third, Biggio to second]; Palmeiro popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8, Diamondbacks 3.

DIAMONDBACKS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); Tracy flied
to center; L. Gonzalez grounded out (first to pitcher); Jackson
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8,
Diamondbacks 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Berkman struck out; Ensberg doubled to left; Lane
struck out; Burke struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8,
Diamondbacks 3.

DIAMONDBACKS 8TH: S. Green singled to center; Hudson flied to
left; Estrada lined to center; CLARK BATTED FOR CRUZ; Clark
flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Diamondbacks 3.

ASTROS 9TH: VIZCAINO REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Ausmus grounded
out (third to first); Everett singled to left; BRUNTLETT BATTED
FOR QUALLS; Bruntlett was called out on strikes; Taveras struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Diamondbacks 3.

DIAMONDBACKS 9TH: WHEELER REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING);
Counsell doubled to right; DaVanon singled to left [Counsell
scored]; Tracy doubled to right [DaVanon to third]; LIDGE
REPLACED WHEELER (PITCHING); L. Gonzalez popped to third;
Jackson hit a sacrifice fly to left [DaVanon scored]; S. Green
lined to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Diamondbacks 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  10   2   11
 Diamondbacks     5  11   0   10


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