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Box > Houston 9, Cincinnati 0
Big day fits Willy to a 'T'
Roger Clemens picked up his seventh win of the season, shutting out the Reds on four hits over seven innings. Willy Taveras tied a career high with four hits to pace the offense.
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Morgan Ensberg is congratulated by Jason Lane after hitting a solo shot in the ninth. (Tom Uhlman/AP)
Starter Brandon Claussen didn't deserve his fate on Sunday, but errors by Joe Randa and Felipe Lopez led to four unearned runs. The Reds were limited to just four hits.
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HOU
Houston (38-42)
Won 1
Houston 9, Cincinnati 0   CIN
Cincinnati (31-50)
Lost 1
July 3, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 2 0 2 0 0 4 0 1   9 12 0
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 4 2
Standings through 7/3/05  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Reds Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF5140001.288
Burke, LF5110004.236
Berkman, 1B5112002.286
Ensberg, 3B3211211.287
Burns, P0000000.000
Lane, RF4001011.230
Everett, SS5111011.242
Bruntlett, 2B4100012.186
Ausmus, C3122100.240
Clemens, P3121001.281
a-Vizcaino, PH1000001.237
Gallo, P0000000.000
Lamb, 3B0000000.208
Totals3891283414 

a-Popped out for Clemens in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Clemens (1, Coffey), Berkman (12, Coffey), Everett (20, Coffey), Taveras (8, Shackelford).
HR: Ensberg (22, 9th inning off Wagner, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Taveras 5; Burke; Berkman 2; Ensberg 4; Everett 2; Ausmus 2; Clemens 3.
RBI: Ausmus 2 (23), Clemens (3), Berkman 2 (31), Lane (36), Everett (34), Ensberg (59).
2-out RBI: Ausmus 2; Clemens; Everett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clemens; Ensberg; Burke 2.
SF: Lane.
GIDP: Berkman.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bruntlett (2, 2nd base off Claussen/Valentin).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Clemens (Dunn at 1st base).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, F, SS3010000.321
Wagner, P0000000.000
Dunn, LF3010112.245
Griffey, CF3010011.281
Olmedo, SS1000000.429
Casey, 1B4000003.310
Randa, 3B4010001.297
Aurilia, 2B3000011.249
Cruz, RF3000011.230
Valentin, C3000000.245
Claussen, P1000000.045
a-Encarnacion, E, PH1000010.143
Coffey, P0000000.000
Shackelford, P0000000.000
b-Romano, PH-CF1000010.259
Totals30040169 

a-Struck out for Claussen in the 6th. b-Struck out for Shackelford in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Lopez, F; Dunn; Griffey; Randa.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Randa; Casey.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Dunn (1st base by Clemens).

FIELDING
E: Randa (5, fielding), Lopez, F (8, fielding).
Outfield assists: Dunn (Ensberg at home).
DP: (Aurilia-Lopez, F-Casey).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clemens (W, 7-3)7.04001401.41
Gallo 1.00000200.00
Burns 1.00000005.73
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Claussen (L, 4-6)6.05401403.64
Coffey 1.05441005.61
Shackelford 1.01001000.00
Wagner 1.01110015.70

WP: Claussen.
IBB: Ensberg (by Coffey).
HBP: Lopez, F (by Gallo).
Pitches-strikes: Clemens 109-71, Gallo 16-11, Burns 14-10, Claussen 103-66, Coffey 31-17, Shackelford 24-15, Wagner 7-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Clemens 10-6, Gallo 0-1, Burns 3-0, Claussen 7-7, Coffey 1-1, Shackelford 1-2, Wagner 2-1.
Batters faced: Clemens 25, Gallo 4, Burns 3, Claussen 25, Coffey 8, Shackelford 5, Wagner 4.
Umpires: HP: Fieldin Culbreth. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: Larry Young. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 1 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 27,506.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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