Houston Astros 5, Cincinnati Reds 4
Regular Season Game 105
Played on Monday, July 28, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

CIN N    0  0  4    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  1
HOU N    3  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  9  0
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bruce cf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Keppinger ss                  4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Griffey rf                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
B. Phillips 2b                3   1   2   0       1   1       3   4
Dunn lf                       4   1   2   4       0   0       0   0
Encarnacion 3b                4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Votto 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Bako c                        3   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
  Valentin ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cueto p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  A. Phillips ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lincoln p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       33   4   8   4       1   5      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Votto-Keppinger.
E: Bruce (3).

BATTING - 
2B: B. Phillips (19,off Oswalt).
HR: Dunn (30,3rd inning off Oswalt 3 on 2 out).
SH: Cueto (7,off Oswalt).
GDP: Griffey (7,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Matsui 2b                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Tejada ss                     3   1   2   1       1   0       1   4
Berkman 1b                    3   2   1   0       1   1       9   2
Lee lf                        4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Blum 3b                       3   1   2   3       0   0       1   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Erstad cf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Newhan ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Geary p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wigginton 3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   5   9   5       2   3      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Berkman-Tejada-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Matsui (19,off Cueto); Berkman (31,off Cueto).
HR: Blum (9,3rd inning off Cueto 1 on 2 out).
SF: Blum (2,off Cueto).
GDP: Berkman (10,off Lincoln).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cueto L(7-10)                 6     8   5   5   1   3   1  27
Lincoln                       2     1   0   0   1   0   0   7
Totals                        8     9   5   5   2   3   1  34


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(8-8)                 5     7   4   4   1   5   1  22
Byrdak                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Geary                         1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Wright                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Valverde SV(27)               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   4   1   5   1  35


Umpires: HP - Eric Cooper, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Delfin Colon, 3B - Angel Hernandez
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 31783


Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Houston Astros           
1. Bruce               cf        Matsui              2b
2. Keppinger           ss        Tejada              ss
3. Griffey             rf        Berkman             1b
4. B. Phillips         2b        Lee                 lf
5. Dunn                lf        Blum                3b
6. Encarnacion         3b        Pence               rf
7. Votto               1b        Erstad              cf
8. Bako                c         Ausmus              c
9. Cueto               p         Oswalt              p

REDS 1ST: Debut for umpire Delfin Colon; Bruce flied to
left; Keppinger singled to center; Griffey grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to first) [Keppinger out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Matsui doubled to right; Tejada singled to center
[Matsui scored]; Berkman walked [Tejada to second]; Lee singled
to center [Tejada scored, Berkman to third]; Blum out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Berkman scored, Lee to second (error by
Bruce)]; Pence struck out; Erstad lined to first; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 0, Astros 3.

REDS 2ND: B. Phillips doubled to center; Dunn singled to left
[B. Phillips to third]; Encarnacion was called out on strikes;
Votto struck out; Bako struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds
0, Astros 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Ausmus flied to right; Oswalt grounded out (second
to first); Matsui flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Astros 3.

REDS 3RD: Cueto struck out; Bruce singled to first; Keppinger
lined to third; Griffey singled to right [Bruce to third]; B.
Phillips walked [Griffey to second]; Dunn homered [Bruce scored,
Griffey scored, B. Phillips scored]; Encarnacion flied to
center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Tejada grounded out (third to first); Berkman
doubled to left; Lee popped to second; Blum homered [Berkman
scored]; Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

REDS 4TH: Votto grounded out (second to first); Bako singled to
shortstop; Cueto out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted)
[Bako to second]; Bruce flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Erstad grounded out (second to first); Ausmus
grounded out (second to first); Oswalt grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

REDS 5TH: Keppinger grounded out (shortstop to first); Griffey
flied to center; B. Phillips was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Matsui flied to center; Tejada singled to left;
Berkman was called out on strikes; Lee popped to shortstop; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

REDS 6TH: BYRDAK REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Dunn grounded out
(first to pitcher); Encarnacion flied to center; Votto grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Blum singled to left; Pence forced Blum (shortstop
to second); Erstad singled to left [Pence to second]; Ausmus
popped to second; NEWHAN BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Newhan was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

REDS 7TH: GEARY REPLACED NEWHAN (PITCHING); Bako grounded out
(shortstop to first); A. PHILLIPS BATTED FOR CUETO; A. Phillips
flied to center; Bruce grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: LINCOLN REPLACED A. PHILLIPS (PITCHING); Matsui
grounded out (pitcher to first); Tejada walked; Berkman grounded
into a double play (first to shortstop) [Tejada out at second];
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

REDS 8TH: Keppinger flied to right; Griffey grounded out
(shortstop to first); B. Phillips singled to third; WRIGHT
REPLACED GEARY (PITCHING); Dunn flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: Lee grounded out (third to first); Blum popped to
third; Pence singled to third; Erstad grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

REDS 9TH: VALVERDE REPLACED BLUM (PITCHING); WIGGINTON REPLACED
WRIGHT (PLAYING 3B); Encarnacion popped to third; Votto flied to
left; VALENTIN BATTED FOR BAKO; Valentin lined to first; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4   8   1    4
 Astros           5   9   0    5


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