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Lowry strong in defeat
Astros 2, Giants 1
Noah Lowry lost to the Astros for the first time in his career. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
 Klesko drives in lone run
Noah Lowry kept San Francisco in it, tossing eight frames of two-run ball. Those two runs, however, proved too much for the Giants, who were shut out after Fred Lewis tripled and scored on Ryan Klesko's double in the first inning.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 16, 2007
DET
BOS
PPD
SF
San Francisco (19-20)
Lost 2
Houston 2, San Francisco 1   HOU
Houston (20-19)
Won 4
May 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 7 1
Houston
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 X   2 8 0
Standings thru 5/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Giants Stats  |  Astros Stats
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, CF4020000.316
Lewis, RF4110023.435
Klesko, 1B4011011.300
Bonds, LF3010110.301
Durham, 2B4010002.265
Molina, C4000012.295
Feliz, 3B4000002.246
Vizquel, SS3000000.254
Lowry, P3010010.111
Totals331711610 

BATTING
2B: Klesko (3, Sampson).
3B: Lewis (2, Sampson).
TB: Winn 2; Lewis 3; Klesko 2; Bonds; Durham; Lowry.
RBI: Klesko (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lewis; Feliz.
GIDP: Durham.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Durham (2, fielding).
DP: (Vizquel-Durham-Klesko).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B4000001.242
Loretta, 3B4011001.348
Berkman, 1B3010101.276
Lee, LF4000013.327
Lane, RF4000000.200
Pence, CF4141000.355
Everett, SS3010112.203
Ausmus, C2110201.281
Sampson, P1000011.154
  a-Ensberg, PH1000003.213
  Lidge, P0000000.000
  Miller, P0000000.000
  b-Scott, PH1000002.250
  Wheeler, P0000000.000
Totals312824315 

a-Flied out for Sampson in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Miller in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Pence (4, 4th inning off Lowry, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Loretta; Berkman; Pence 7; Everett; Ausmus.
RBI: Loretta (10), Pence (15).
2-out RBI: Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee; Sampson; Ensberg 2; Scott.
S: Sampson.
GIDP: Berkman.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pence (2, 2nd base off Lowry/Molina).

FIELDING
DP: (Biggio-Everett-Berkman).

 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lowry (L, 4-4)8.08224313.04
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sampson (W, 4-3)6.07111303.56
Lidge (H, 3)1.00000103.38
Miller (H, 5)1.00000104.63
Wheeler (S, 9)1.00000103.79

Pitches-strikes: Lowry 125-79, Sampson 83-59, Lidge 5-5, Miller 11-8, Wheeler 9-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Lowry 15-6, Sampson 7-8, Lidge 1-1, Miller 0-2, Wheeler 0-2.
Batters faced: Lowry 36, Sampson 25, Lidge 3, Miller 3, Wheeler 3.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:25.
Att: 33,533.

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