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Giants go wild
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Astros 6, Giants 2
Barry Zito departs after walking in a run in the sixth. (Bob Levey/AP)
Barry Zito's stellar start turned ugly in the sixth, when he gave up four runs, two of them on bases-loaded walks. After Zito walked the opposing pitcher to reload the bases, reliever Billy Sadler hit the first two batters he faced to give the Astros two more runs.
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Series at a glance:
SF
San Francisco (50-69)
Lost 3
Houston 6, San Francisco 2   HOU
Houston (61-59)
Won 7
August 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0   2 6 2
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 X   6 6 0
Standings thru 8/13/08  |  Recap: SF | HOU  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Astros stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Winn, RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 .293
Rohlinger, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .250
Rowand, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .287
Molina, B, C 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 .279
Lewis, F, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .283
Aurilia, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .275
Burriss, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 .249
  Sadler, B, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Espineli, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Roberts, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
Vizquel, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .177
Zito, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .097
  Velez, 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .210
Totals 33 2 6 2 2 4 14  

a-Grounded out for Espineli in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Winn 2 (28, Wolf, Wolf), Molina, B (25, Wolf), Rohlinger (1, Wolf).
TB: Lewis, F; Molina, B 2; Rowand; Winn 4; Rohlinger 2.
RBI: Molina, B (66), Rohlinger (1).
2-out RBI: Rohlinger.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zito; Burriss 2; Rowand.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Rohlinger 2 (2, throw, fielding).
DP: (Vizquel-Velez-Aurilia).

 
Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Wigginton, LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .286
  Brocail, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Loretta, 2B 3 1 0 1 1 1 3 .276
Tejada, M, SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 3 .287
Berkman, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 .328
Blum, 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .238
Pence, RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .267
Abercrombie, CF-LF 3 0 0 1 0 3 1 .200
Quintero, C 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .236
Wolf, P 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .140
  Geary, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Bourn, PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226
Totals 27 6 6 6 5 8 12  

a-Flied out for Geary in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Berkman; Wigginton 2; Tejada, M; Quintero 2.
RBI: Berkman (81), Blum (35), Abercrombie (2), Wolf (2), Wigginton (37), Loretta (33).
2-out RBI: Wolf; Wigginton; Loretta.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loretta; Tejada, M 2.
SAC: Wolf.
SF: Blum; Abercrombie.
GIDP: Loretta.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Wigginton (5, 2nd base by Zito/Molina, B).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zito (L, 6-15) 5.2 4 6 6 5 6 0 5.73
Sadler, B 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.50
Espineli 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
 
Houston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wolf (W, 8-10) 7.0 6 2 2 2 3 0 4.56
Geary 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.47
Brocail 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.05

Game Scores: Zito , Wolf .
IBB: Vizquel (by Wolf), Aurilia (by Wolf), Pence (by Zito).
HBP: Molina, B (by Wolf), Quintero (by Zito), Wigginton (by Sadler, B), Loretta (by Sadler, B).
Pitches-strikes: Zito 100-58, Sadler, B 24-17, Espineli 21-13, Wolf 110-65, Geary 15-9, Brocail 19-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zito 3-7, Sadler, B 2-1, Espineli 1-1, Wolf 9-6, Geary 1-1, Brocail 2-0.
Batters faced: Zito 27, Sadler, B 7, Espineli 4, Wolf 30, Geary 3, Brocail 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sadler, B 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Brian Knight. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:48.
Att: 30,330.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
August 13, 2008
August 13, 2008

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