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Thursday, April 24, 2008:
Astros 5, Reds 3
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pence, RF4120002.263
Erstad, CF4111011.286
Tejada, M, SS3100102.348
Berkman, 1B3133100.308
Blum, 3B4000013.222
Cruz, LF4000010.091
Loretta, 2B4000000.237
Towles, C4110000.229
Cassel, Ja, P2011000.500
Byrdak, P10100001.000
Brocail, P0000000.000
a-Matsui, K, PH1000010.296
Valverde, P0000000.000
Totals34595248.251
a-Struck out for Brocail in the 9th.
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, C, CF3120011.227
b-Freel, PH-CF1000000.250
Hairston, J, SS4010001.467
Cordero, F, P0000000.000
Griffey Jr., RF4011011.256
Phillips, 2B4000011.250
Dunn, A, LF4000010.209
Encarnacion, 3B3120000.286
Hatteberg, 1B3111001.167
Bako, C3011001.321
Cueto, P1000000.000
Mercker, P0000000.000
a-Keppinger, PH-SS1000000.311
Totals31383046.255
a-Flied out for Mercker in the 8th. b-Flied out for Patterson, C in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Towles (2, Cueto), Pence (7, Cueto), Berkman (8, Cueto).
HR: Berkman (5, 1st inning off Cueto, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Erstad; Berkman 7; Byrdak; Cassel, Ja; Pence 3; Towles 2.
RBI: Berkman 3 (17), Cassel, Ja (1), Erstad (4).
2-out RBI: Berkman 3; Cassel, Ja.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blum 2.
GIDP: Blum.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Berkman (3, 2nd base off Cueto/Bako).
CS: Pence (3, 2nd base by Cueto/Bako).

FIELDING
DP: (Blum-Loretta-Berkman).
Pickoffs: Towles (Patterson, C at 1st base), Byrdak (Hairston, J at 1st base).

BATTING
2B: Hatteberg (2, Cassel, Ja).
TB: Hairston, J; Griffey Jr.; Encarnacion 2; Bako; Patterson, C 2; Hatteberg 2.
RBI: Griffey Jr. (15), Hatteberg (3), Bako (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Patterson, C.
SAC: Cueto.
GIDP: Phillips.
Team RISP: 2-for-4.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
CS: Patterson, C (2, 2nd base by Cassel, Ja/Towles), Hairston, J (1, 2nd base by Byrdak/Towles).
PO: Patterson, C (1st base by Towles), Hairston, J (1st base by Byrdak).

FIELDING
DP: (Hairston, J-Phillips-Hatteberg).

HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cassel, Ja(W, 1-0)5.07330105.40
Byrdak(H, 1)2.01000100.00
Brocail(H, 3)1.00000003.75
Valverde(S, 3)1.00000209.00
Totals9.08330404.52
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cueto(L, 1-2)7.08552214.05
Mercker1.01000102.08
Cordero, F1.00000101.00
Totals9.09552414.32
Cassel, Ja pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

Game Scores: Cassel, Ja , Cueto .
WP: Cassel, Ja.
Pitches-strikes: Cassel, Ja 68-43, Byrdak 21-19, Brocail 16-9, Valverde 15-9, Cueto 99-69, Mercker 9-7, Cordero, F 9-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cassel, Ja 8-4, Byrdak 2-0, Brocail 1-2, Valverde 0-1, Cueto 8-6, Mercker 1-0, Cordero, F 1-0.
Batters faced: Cassel, Ja 20, Byrdak 6, Brocail 3, Valverde 3, Cueto 30, Mercker 3, Cordero, F 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Byrdak 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Tom Hallion.
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 15 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 17,403.
Venue: Great American Ball Park.
April 24, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media