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Thursday, September 25, 2008:
Astros 8, Reds 6
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, J, LF5113003.327
Patterson, C, CF5111020.206
Votto, 1B5010000.293
Encarnacion, 3B4000111.251
Bruce, RF4120001.261
Keppinger, SS4000022.264
Richar, 2B4111021.226
Bako, C1110200.213
Cueto, P1000012.044
Adkins, P0000000.000
a-Owings, M, PH1000001.304
Majewski, P0000000.000
Affeldt, P0000000.000
b-Rosales, PH1000002.200
Roenicke, P0000000.000
Herrera, P0000000.000
Burton, P0000000.000
c-Valentin, Ja, PH1111000.252
Totals366863813.247
a-Grounded into a forceout for Adkins in the 5th. b-Flied out for Affeldt in the 7th. c-Singled for Burton in the 9th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, K, 2B3233200.297
Bourn, CF5024016.225
Tejada, M, SS5010015.285
Maysonet, SS0000000.200
Berkman, 1B4010101.314
Blum, 3B4120003.240
Pence, RF4010114.270
Wigginton, LF5220013.287
Ausmus, C4110113.215
Arias, P0000000.000
Nieve, P0000000.000
Valverde, P0000000.000
Oswalt, P3121012.214
Wright, W, P0000000.000
Geary, P0000000.000
a-Abercrombie, PH1110000.309
Byrdak, P0000000.167
b-Towles, PH-C1000010.138
Totals3981685727.262
a-Doubled for Geary in the 7th. b-Struck out for Byrdak in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Bruce (17, Arias).
HR: Patterson, C (10, 1st inning off Oswalt, 0 on, 1 out), Hairston, J (5, 9th inning off Nieve, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Valentin, Ja; Richar; Hairston, J 4; Votto; Bako; Patterson, C 4; Bruce 3.
RBI: Patterson, C (34), Richar (3), Valentin, Ja (16), Hairston, J 3 (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cueto; Hairston, J.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bruce (4, 2nd base off Oswalt/Ausmus).

FIELDING
PB: Bako (9).
Outfield assists: Bruce (Tejada, M at 2nd base).

BATTING
2B: Bourn (9, Cueto), Abercrombie (5, Roenicke), Matsui, K (25, Roenicke), Blum (13, Herrera).
TB: Blum 3; Ausmus; Tejada, M; Berkman; Wigginton 2; Abercrombie 2; Bourn 3; Pence; Matsui, K 4; Oswalt 2.
RBI: Bourn 4 (29), Oswalt (5), Matsui, K 3 (33).
2-out RBI: Bourn 3; Oswalt; Matsui, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blum; Tejada, M 2; Bourn 2; Ausmus; Pence 2.
Team RISP: 7-for-16.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Berkman (17, 2nd base off Affeldt/Bako).

CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cueto(L, 9-14)2.27553104.81
Adkins1.12000100.00
Majewski0.12111106.00
Affeldt1.21001103.40
Roenicke0.132200013.50
Herrera0.21000108.53
Burton1.00000203.34
Totals8.016885704.48
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt(W, 17-10)6.02113313.54
Wright, W0.10000205.10
Geary0.20000002.29
Byrdak1.00000103.93
Arias0.14440004.15
Nieve0.01110019.31
Valverde(S, 43)0.21000203.34
Totals9.08663824.35
Nieve pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Wright, W.
HBP: Bako (by Wright, W), Blum (by Cueto).
Pitches-strikes: Cueto 75-48, Adkins 16-11, Majewski 17-9, Affeldt 22-9, Roenicke 13-8, Herrera 10-7, Burton 12-9, Oswalt 91-54, Wright, W 14-9, Geary 5-5, Byrdak 16-10, Arias 18-10, Nieve 5-3, Valverde 15-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cueto 2-2, Adkins 0-1, Majewski 0-0, Affeldt 2-1, Roenicke 0-1, Herrera 0-1, Burton 0-0, Oswalt 7-6, Wright, W 0-0, Geary 0-1, Byrdak 1-0, Arias 1-0, Nieve 0-0, Valverde 0-0.
Batters faced: Cueto 19, Adkins 5, Majewski 4, Affeldt 7, Roenicke 4, Herrera 3, Burton 3, Oswalt 23, Wright, W 3, Geary 2, Byrdak 3, Arias 5, Nieve 1, Valverde 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Adkins 3-0, Affeldt 2-0, Herrera 1-0, Geary 2-0, Nieve 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 83 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:24.
Att: 31,204.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
September 25, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media