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Astros fall short
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Padres 3, Astros 2
Shawn Chacon walked four and struck out four on Thursday. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)
J.R. Towles tied the game in the top of the seventh inning with an RBI double. But the bullpen gave up the eventual winning run in the bottom half of the frame. Shawn Chacon allowed just two first-inning runs in six innings, but received a no-decision.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (1-3)
Lost 1
San Diego 3, Houston 2   SD
San Diego (3-1)
Won 1
April 3, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 6 0
San Diego
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   3 8 0
Standings thru 4/3/08  |  Recap: HOU | SD  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Padres stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pence, RF4100023.222
Loretta, 2B4021000.273
Berkman, 1B4000012.250
Lee, LF4010021.176
Tejada, SS4000002.200
Wigginton, 3B4010010.200
Cruz, CF3110101.333
Towles, C3011101.200
Chacon, P1000101.000
  a-Blum, PH1000001.333
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
Totals322623612 

a-Popped out for Chacon in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Loretta (1, Wolf), Towles (1, Gonzalez, E.), Lee (1, Bell).
TB: Loretta 3; Lee 2; Wigginton; Cruz; Towles 2.
RBI: Loretta (1), Towles (1).
2-out RBI: Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz; Berkman; Tejada 2; Pence.
GIDP: Towles.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Berkman (2, 2nd base off Wolf/Bard), Wigginton (1, 2nd base off Wolf/Bard).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Tejada-Berkman, Berkman-Tejada-Berkman).

 
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hairston, CF3230100.400
Iguchi, 2B3011112.375
Gonzalez, A, 1B4000005.222
Kouzmanoff, 3B4122010.294
McAnulty, LF3010111.455
Greene, SS4000003.353
Bard, C3000111.364
Gerut, RF3000002.200
Wolf, P2010000.500
  Gonzalez, E., P0000000.000
  a-Crabbe, PH1000000.000
  Bell, P0000000.000
  Hoffman, P0000000.000
Totals303834414 

a-Flied out for Gonzalez, E. in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hairston (1, Chacon).
3B: Hairston (1, Villarreal).
HR: Kouzmanoff (1, 1st inning off Chacon, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Hairston 6; Iguchi; Kouzmanoff 5; McAnulty; Wolf.
RBI: Kouzmanoff 2 (2), Iguchi (1).
2-out RBI: Kouzmanoff 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, A 2; Gerut.
GIDP: Iguchi; Gonzalez, A.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Wolf-Greene-Gonzalez, A).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chacon 6.05224413.00
Villarreal (L, 0-1)2.03110002.25
 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wolf 6.04112501.50
Gonzalez, E. (BS, 1)(W, 1-0)1.01111106.75
Bell (H, 2)1.01000000.00
Hoffman (S, 2)1.000000013.50

Pitches-strikes: Chacon 94-51, Villarreal 21-15, Wolf 103-71, Gonzalez, E. 18-9, Bell 12-7, Hoffman 8-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chacon 7-7, Villarreal 3-3, Wolf 7-6, Gonzalez, E. 1-1, Bell 1-2, Hoffman 3-0.
Batters faced: Chacon 26, Villarreal 8, Wolf 23, Gonzalez, E. 5, Bell 4, Hoffman 3.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Eric Cooper.
Weather: 68 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:29.
Att: 24,432.

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