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TODAY'S WRAPS: May 01, 2007
Arroyo notches first win
Reds overpower Astros
After giving starter Bronson Arroyo little run support in April, the Reds backed the starter with three home runs in his first win of the season. Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 565th career homer.
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 Griffey's home run
 Gonzalez's homer
 Dunn's solo blast
Reds 11, Astros 2
Ken Griffey Jr. (right) is congratulated after his home run in the third inning. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Series at a glance:
Albers roughed up
In his shortest start of the season, Matt Albers allowed six runs (three earned) on eight hits and one walk in 2 1/3 innings. Craig Biggio tripled in the eighth inning for his 2,954th career hit.
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 Biggio's triple
CIN
Cincinnati (13-13)
Won 3
Cincinnati 11, Houston 2   HOU
Houston (10-15)
Lost 2
May 1, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 2 4 0 0 4 0 1 0   11 15 0
Houston
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0   2 5 2
Standings thru 5/1/07  |  Gameday  |  Reds Stats  |  Astros Stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hamilton, CF4011111.265
Phillips, 2B6010004.257
Hatteberg, 1B4210005.306
Griffey, RF3232100.290
  a-Hopper, PH-RF1010000.143
Gonzalez, SS5221015.333
  Salmon, P0000000.000
Dunn, LF4323110.272
Encarnacion, 3B4111011.222
Ross, C5111035.180
Arroyo, P4010022.125
  Coutlangus, P0000000.000
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  b-Castro, PH-SS1010000.120
Totals41111593923 

a-Singled for Griffey in the 8th. b-Singled for Coffey in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Dunn (5, Albers), Hatteberg (3, Miller), Gonzalez (5, Miller).
HR: Griffey (2, 3rd inning off Albers, 0 on, 0 out), Gonzalez (4, 3rd inning off Albers, 0 on, 0 out), Dunn (7, 6th inning off Miller, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Hamilton; Phillips; Hatteberg 2; Griffey 6; Hopper; Gonzalez 6; Dunn 6; Encarnacion; Ross; Arroyo; Castro.
RBI: Griffey 2 (11), Gonzalez (11), Ross (5), Hamilton (14), Dunn 3 (15), Encarnacion (11).
2-out RBI: Griffey; Dunn 3; Encarnacion.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez; Hatteberg 2; Ross 2.
GIDP: Gonzalez; Phillips.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Phillips (6, 2nd base off Albers/Ausmus), Dunn (6, 2nd base off Albers/Ausmus).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Gonzalez, Castro-Phillips-Hatteberg).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B3210102.253
Lamb, 3B3010102.357
Berkman, 1B3011102.256
Lee, LF3000103.242
Scott, RF2001011.188
  Lidge, P0000000.000
  Palmeiro, RF0000100.250
Pence, CF-RF-CF4000025.273
Everett, SS4000000.228
Ausmus, C3010120.279
Albers, P0000000.250
  Moehler, P1000010.000
  a-Lane, PH1010000.238
  Miller, P0000000.000
  Burke, CF1000000.227
  Borkowski, P0000000.000
  b-Loretta, PH1000001.366
Totals292526616 

a-Singled for Moehler in the 5th. b-Grounded into a double play for Borkowski in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Biggio (3, Coutlangus).
TB: Biggio 3; Lamb; Berkman; Ausmus; Lane.
RBI: Scott (12), Berkman (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pence 2; Lamb.
SF: Scott.
GIDP: Lee; Loretta.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Lamb (2, fielding), Berkman (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Biggio-Everett-Berkman, Everett-Biggio-Berkman, Borkowski-Berkman).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo (W, 1-2)7.03113502.59
Coutlangus 0.22112005.63
Coffey 0.10000106.39
Salmon 1.00001000.00
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Albers (L, 0-1)2.18631225.02
Moehler 2.21000203.12
Miller 1.04441019.53
Lidge 1.21111305.73
Borkowski 1.11000204.35

HBP: Hamilton (by Albers), Hatteberg (by Lidge), Encarnacion (by Borkowski).
Pitches-strikes: Arroyo 95-60, Coutlangus 19-8, Coffey 6-4, Salmon 11-5, Albers 70-41, Moehler 24-18, Miller 20-13, Lidge 36-22, Borkowski 18-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Arroyo 3-13, Coutlangus 2-0, Coffey 0-0, Salmon 2-1, Albers 2-3, Moehler 4-2, Miller 2-1, Lidge 1-1, Borkowski 0-2.
Batters faced: Arroyo 27, Coutlangus 5, Coffey 1, Salmon 3, Albers 19, Moehler 8, Miller 7, Lidge 8, Borkowski 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Coffey 2-0, Moehler 2-0, Borkowski 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 72 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:53.
Att: 30,361.

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