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Wild win
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Brewers 9, Astros 8
Jeff Suppan got no decision, yielding four runs over six frames. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
On a night when Prince Fielder homered twice and Bill Hall had four RBIs, Ryan Braun netted the Brewers' fourth straight victory with an RBI single in the 11th inning. Mike DiFelice retired the final four hitters to pick up the victory.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (8-9)
Won 4
Milwaukee 9, Houston 8   HOU
Houston (6-12)
Lost 3
April 25, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 2 0 1   9 17 2
Houston
0 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 0   8 10 0
Standings thru 4/25/09  |  Recap: MIL | HOU  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Astros stats
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Weeks, R, 2B 6 0 1 0 0 1 5 .261
Hart, RF 5 2 2 0 1 2 2 .288
Braun, LF 6 1 4 1 0 0 2 .359
Fielder, 1B 5 3 3 3 1 2 2 .233
Cameron, CF 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 .310
Hardy, SS 4 1 0 0 2 2 5 .177
Hall, 3B 6 1 3 4 0 1 4 .278
Kendall, C 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .152
Suppan, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  a-Counsell, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
  Stetter, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  McClung, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Nelson, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000
  Coffey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Villanueva, Ca, P 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  DiFelice, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 44 9 17 9 6 11 23  

a-Singled for Suppan in the 7th. b-Struck out for McClung in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hart 2 (3, Valverde, Geary).
HR: Fielder 2 (3, 4th inning off Hampton, 0 on, 0 out; 9th inning off Valverde, 1 on, 1 out), Hall (2, 6th inning off Hampton, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Braun 4; Kendall; Weeks, R; Hall 6; Counsell; Hart 4; Fielder 9; Villanueva, Ca; Cameron.
RBI: Fielder 3 (14), Hall 4 (7), Kendall (5), Braun (13).
2-out RBI: Hall 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kendall; Weeks, R.
SAC: Suppan.
SF: Kendall.
GIDP: Hart, Hall 2.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hall (1, 2nd base off Hampton/Rodriguez, I).

FIELDING
E: Weeks, R (3, throw), Hall (1, throw).
PB: Kendall (1).

 
Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Matsui, K, 2B 5 0 1 2 1 1 2 .220
Bourn, CF 6 1 2 1 0 1 2 .291
Berkman, 1B 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 .177
Lee, Ca, LF 4 1 1 2 0 3 1 .266
  Valverde, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Keppinger, PH-3B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .435
Tejada, M, SS 6 0 0 0 0 1 4 .319
Pence, RF 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 .297
Blum, 3B 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 .320
  Geary, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Smith, J, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Rodriguez, I, C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .228
  Towles, C 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .333
Hampton, P 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .143
  a-Michaels, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263
  Sampson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hawkins, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Erstad, PH-LF 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 .167
Totals 44 8 10 7 8 12 19  

a-Struck out for Hampton in the 6th. b-Singled for Hawkins in the 8th. c-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Valverde in the 9th. d-Flied out for Geary in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Blum (3, Coffey), Matsui, K (1, Coffey), Bourn (2, Villanueva, Ca).
HR: Lee, Ca (5, 4th inning off Suppan, 1 on, 0 out), Bourn (1, 5th inning off Suppan, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hampton; Blum 3; Erstad; Lee, Ca 4; Bourn 6; Pence; Matsui, K 2; Towles.
RBI: Lee, Ca 2 (14), Hampton (1), Bourn (4), Towles (1), Matsui, K 2 (6).
2-out RBI: Hampton; Towles; Matsui, K 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, I; Matsui, K; Bourn; Towles; Tejada, M 2.
SAC: Keppinger.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pence (4, 2nd base off Suppan/Kendall).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Matsui, K-Tejada, M-Berkman, Tejada, M-Matsui, K-Berkman, Keppinger-Matsui, K-Berkman).

 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Suppan 6.0 4 4 3 4 6 2 7.32
Stetter 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.60
McClung 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.00
Coffey (BS, 1) 1.0 4 3 3 0 0 0 3.09
Villanueva, Ca (BS, 2) 1.2 1 1 0 3 2 0 5.59
DiFelice (W, 1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.96
 
Houston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hampton 6.0 8 4 4 3 4 2 3.86
Sampson 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.64
Hawkins 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 0 4.00
Valverde (BS, 2) 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 6.43
Geary (L, 0-3) 2.0 3 1 1 2 2 0 5.25

IBB: Fielder (by Geary), Blum (by Villanueva, Ca), Berkman (by Villanueva, Ca).
HBP: Berkman (by Villanueva, Ca).
Pitches-strikes: Suppan 98-57, Stetter 8-4, McClung 3-3, Coffey 21-14, Villanueva, Ca 47-22, DiFelice 15-13, Hampton 101-62, Sampson 20-11, Hawkins 19-10, Valverde 21-16, Geary 34-22.
Groundouts-flyouts: Suppan 8-4, Stetter 1-0, McClung 0-0, Coffey 2-1, Villanueva, Ca 3-1, DiFelice 0-2, Hampton 7-3, Sampson 0-1, Hawkins 0-2, Valverde 1-0, Geary 2-1.
Batters faced: Suppan 27, Stetter 3, McClung 1, Coffey 7, Villanueva, Ca 11, DiFelice 5, Hampton 26, Sampson 4, Hawkins 7, Valverde 5, Geary 10.
Inherited runners-scored: McClung 1-0, DiFelice 3-0.
Ejections: Houston Astros catcher Ivan Rodriguez ejected by HP umpire Mike DiMuro (8th); Houston Astros Manager Cecil Cooper ejected by HP umpire Mike DiMuro (8th)
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Chris Tiller. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 4:23.
Att: 31,355.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
April 25, 2009
April 25, 2009

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