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Lidle hurt by long ball
Astros 7, Phillies 1
Matt Kata swings and misses on strike three to end Monday's setback. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
Cory Lidle struggled from the outset in Houston, yielding back-to-back homers in the first and third innings. Jimmy Rollins' solo shot in the fifth provided the lone run for the Phillies, who couldn't get to Andy Pettitte and had their three-game winning streak halted.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: July 25, 2005
PHI
Philadelphia (52-48)
Lost 1
Houston 7, Philadelphia 1   HOU
Houston (52-47)
Won 2
July 25, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 7 1
Houston
2 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 X   7 9 0
Standings through 7/25/05  |  Gameday  |  Phillies Stats  |  Astros Stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4121000.277
Michaels, CF3010120.303
Abreu, RF4000024.295
Burrell, LF4010010.285
Bell, 3B3010100.252
Howard, 1B4010003.263
Lieberthal, C3000112.239
Martinez, 2B3000004.272
Geary, P0000000.250
Fultz, P0000000.500
a-Chavez, PH1000000.238
Lidle, P2010010.212
Kata, 2B2000020.206
Totals331713913 

a-Grounded out for Fultz in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Rollins (8, 5th inning off Pettitte, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Rollins 5; Michaels; Burrell; Bell; Howard; Lidle.
RBI: Rollins (28).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Abreu 2; Martinez 2.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Howard (1, 2nd base by Pettitte/Ausmus).
PO: Howard (1st base by Pettitte).

FIELDING
E: Martinez (5, fielding).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF4110012.296
Biggio, 2B4323000.280
Berkman, 1B4222001.313
Ensberg, 3B3010001.291
Lane, RF4122011.248
Everett, SS4000003.241
Burke, LF4000000.250
Ausmus, C3010110.243
Pettitte, P2000011.091
Burns, P0000000.000
a-Bruntlett, PH1000000.175
Harville, P0000000.000
Totals33797149 

a-Flied out for Burns in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Biggio 2 (15, 1st inning off Lidle, 0 on, 1 out; 3rd inning off Lidle, 1 on, 1 out), Berkman 2 (11, 1st inning off Lidle, 0 on, 1 out; 3rd inning off Lidle, 0 on, 1 out), Lane (15, 5th inning off Lidle, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Taveras; Biggio 8; Berkman 8; Ensberg; Lane 5; Ausmus.
RBI: Biggio 3 (44), Berkman 2 (43), Lane 2 (45).
2-out RBI: Lane 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Taveras; Everett.
S: Pettitte.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Taveras (24, 2nd base off Lidle/Lieberthal), Biggio (10, 2nd base off Lidle/Lieberthal).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Pettitte (Howard at 1st base).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lidle (L, 8-9)5.07750254.63
Geary 2.02001204.32
Fultz 1.00000002.51
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pettitte (W, 8-7)7.07113712.73
Burns 1.00000003.50
Harville 1.00000205.67

HBP: Ensberg (by Lidle).
Pitches-strikes: Lidle 76-49, Geary 27-17, Fultz 12-7, Pettitte 121-78, Burns 12-7, Harville 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lidle 8-5, Geary 2-2, Fultz 1-2, Pettitte 10-3, Burns 2-1, Harville 1-0.
Batters faced: Lidle 24, Geary 9, Fultz 3, Pettitte 30, Burns 3, Harville 3.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 72 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:31.
Att: 36,029.

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