Houston Astros 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 4
Regular Season Game 28
Played on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 (N) at Chase Field

HOU N    2  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  9  0
ARI N    2  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   4  7  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     4   0   1   0       1   0       1   4
Bourn cf                      4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Tejada ss                     4   2   2   1       0   1       4   2
Berkman 1b                    4   1   0   0       0   2       7   0
Lee lf                        3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
  Pence rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Blum 3b                       4   1   1   3       0   0       0   3
Cruz rf,lf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Towles c                      4   0   1   1       0   2       9   0
Cassel p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
  Byrdak p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Villarreal p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6   9   6       2  10      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Matsui-Tejada-Berkman, Blum-Matsui-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (9,off Gonzalez); Matsui (2,off Gonzalez); Blum (3,off Gonzalez);
Towles (3,off Gonzalez).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Matsui (1,2nd base by Gonzalez/Snyder).

Arizona Diamondbacks         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Drew ss                       4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Hudson 2b                     3   2   2   0       1   0       3   5
Jackson 1b                    4   1   1   3       0   1       7   1
Reynolds 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Upton rf                      4   1   2   0       0   1       1   0
Salazar lf                    3   0   1   0       1   1       1   1
Snyder c                      2   0   0   0       1   2      12   1
  Burke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Gonzalez p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scherzer p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Montero ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Slaten p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Medders p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Byrnes ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   4   7   4       4   9      27  10

BATTING - 
2B: Salazar (1,off Valverde).
3B: Hudson (3,off Cassel).
HR: Jackson (4,1st inning off Cassel 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Salazar (1,off Cassel); Jackson (4,off Villarreal).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cassel                        4.2   4   3   3   2   2   1  19
Byrdak                        0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Villarreal                    1.1   1   1   1   1   2   0   5
Brocail W(1-0)                1.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Valverde SV(5)                1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     7   4   4   4   9   1  36

Byrdak faced 1 batter in the 6th inning

Arizona Diamondbacks         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gonzalez L(1-2)               2.2   8   6   6   2   2   0  17
Scherzer                      4.1   0   0   0   0   7   0  13
Slaten                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Medders                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   6   6   2  10   0  37


Umpires: HP - Laz Diaz, 1B - Wally Bell, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Paul Schrieber
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 20241


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Arizona Diamondbacks     
1. Matsui              2b        Young               cf
2. Bourn               cf        Drew                ss
3. Tejada              ss        Hudson              2b
4. Berkman             1b        Jackson             1b
5. Lee                 lf        Reynolds            3b
6. Blum                3b        Upton               rf
7. Cruz                rf        Salazar             lf
8. Towles              c         Snyder              c
9. Cassel              p         Gonzalez            p

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui walked; Matsui was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Bourn singled to left; Tejada doubled to
right [Bourn scored]; Berkman was called out on strikes; Lee
singled to first [Tejada scored]; Blum grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Diamondbacks 0.

DIAMONDBACKS 1ST: Young popped to shortstop; Drew flied to
right; Hudson singled to center; Jackson homered [Hudson
scored]; Reynolds flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Diamondbacks 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Cruz flied to right; Towles grounded out (second to
first); Cassel singled to center; Matsui doubled to left [Cassel
out at home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 2, Diamondbacks 2.

DIAMONDBACKS 2ND: Upton singled to left; Salazar grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Upton out at
second]; Snyder was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 2, Diamondbacks 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn grounded out (second to first); Tejada singled
to left; Berkman reached on a fielder's choice [Tejada to
second]; Lee walked [Tejada to third, Berkman to second]; Blum
doubled to left [Tejada scored, Berkman scored, Lee scored];
Cruz struck out; Towles doubled to left [Blum scored]; SCHERZER
REPLACED GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Cassel struck out; Debut game
for Max Scherzer; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6,
Diamondbacks 2.

DIAMONDBACKS 3RD: Scherzer grounded out (second to first); Young
grounded out (third to first); Drew grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Diamondbacks 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui popped to catcher; Bourn was called out on
strikes; Tejada struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Diamondbacks 2.

DIAMONDBACKS 4TH: Hudson tripled to center; Jackson grounded out
(second to first) [Hudson scored]; Reynolds flied to center;
Upton grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 6, Diamondbacks 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman struck out; Lee popped to second; Blum
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Diamondbacks 3.

DIAMONDBACKS 5TH: Salazar struck out; Snyder walked; On a bunt
Scherzer forced Snyder (pitcher to shortstop) [Scherzer to
first]; Young walked [Scherzer to second]; BYRDAK REPLACED
CASSEL (PITCHING); Drew flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 6, Diamondbacks 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Cruz struck out; Towles struck out; Byrdak lined to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Diamondbacks 3.

DIAMONDBACKS 6TH: Hudson walked; VILLARREAL REPLACED BYRDAK
(PITCHING); Jackson grounded into a double play (third to second
to first) [Hudson out at second]; Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Diamondbacks 3.

ASTROS 7TH: On a bunt Matsui grounded out (pitcher to first);
Bourn was called out on strikes; Tejada grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Diamondbacks 3.

DIAMONDBACKS 7TH: Upton singled to second; Salazar walked [Upton
to second]; Snyder struck out; MONTERO BATTED FOR SCHERZER;
BROCAIL REPLACED VILLARREAL (PITCHING); Montero singled to left
[Upton scored, Salazar to second]; Young flied to right; Drew
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6,
Diamondbacks 4.

ASTROS 8TH: SLATEN REPLACED MONTERO (PITCHING); Berkman grounded
out (second to first); Lee lined to second; Blum flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6, Diamondbacks 4.

DIAMONDBACKS 8TH: PENCE REPLACED LEE (PLAYING RF); CRUZ CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Hudson flied to right; Jackson struck
out; Reynolds struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 6,
Diamondbacks 4.

ASTROS 9TH: MEDDERS REPLACED SLATEN (PITCHING); Cruz grounded
out (first to pitcher); Towles struck out; ERSTAD BATTED FOR
BROCAIL; Erstad singled to center; Matsui popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Diamondbacks 4.

DIAMONDBACKS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Upton
struck out; Salazar doubled; BURKE BATTED FOR SNYDER; Burke
struck out; BYRNES BATTED FOR MEDDERS; Byrnes struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 6, Diamondbacks 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           6   9   0    4
 Diamondbacks     4   7   0    5


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