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Astros 3, Dodgers 0
Humberto Quintero gets congratulations after his fifth-inning homer. (Gus Ruelas/AP)
The Astros got another superlative start from Wandy Rodriguez, who ran his scoreless-innings streak to 17. Humberto Quintero smacked his first homer since last August to give Rodriguez the edge he needed, and Kaz Matsui added an RBI single in a two-run seventh.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (45-44)
Won 2
Houston 3, LA Dodgers 0   LAD
LA Dodgers (56-33)
Lost 1
July 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0   3 7 0
LA Dodgers
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 8 0
Standings thru 7/16/09  |  Recap: HOU | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Dodgers stats
Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bourn, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .283
Keppinger, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .268
Berkman, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .269
  Hawkins, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Valverde, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lee, Ca, LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .308
Tejada, M, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .328
Pence, RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .300
Matsui, K, 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .257
Quintero, C 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .247
Rodriguez, W, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .029
  a-Blum, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280
  Byrdak, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Arias, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Erstad, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .163
Totals 33 3 7 2 3 8 14  

a-Grounded out for Rodriguez, W in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Matsui, K (9, Wolf).
HR: Quintero (1, 5th inning off Wolf, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Lee, Ca; Tejada, M; Quintero 4; Pence 2; Matsui, K 3.
RBI: Quintero (10), Matsui, K (22).
2-out RBI: Quintero.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bourn; Blum; Tejada, M.
GIDP: Quintero.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

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

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .253
Ethier, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .250
Ramirez, M, LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .352
Blake, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .285
Kemp, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .316
Martin, R, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .258
Loney, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .281
Hudson, O, 2B 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 .288
Wolf, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .081
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Pierre, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .327
  Leach, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Vargas, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Elbert, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  b-Loretta, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Totals 33 0 8 0 3 8 21  

a-Struck out for Mota in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Elbert in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hudson, O (25, Rodriguez, W).
TB: Ramirez, M; Hudson, O 4; Blake; Ethier; Loney; Martin, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Martin, R; Ethier; Loretta.
GIDP: Ethier, Blake.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Furcal-Hudson, O-Loney).

 
Houston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rodriguez, W (W, 9-6) 6.0 5 0 0 2 6 0 2.81
Byrdak 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.16
Arias (H, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.52
Hawkins (H, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.33
Valverde (S, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.27
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wolf (L, 4-4) 6.0 5 3 3 1 6 1 3.51
Mota 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.43
Leach 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.12
Vargas, C 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
Elbert 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.82

Byrdak pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Wolf pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Rodriguez, W 108-68, Byrdak 6-2, Arias 18-13, Hawkins 16-10, Valverde 16-12, Wolf 94-62, Mota 11-6, Leach 11-5, Vargas, C 22-13, Elbert 4-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Rodriguez, W 6-5, Byrdak 0-0, Arias 1-0, Hawkins 2-0, Valverde 2-0, Wolf 7-5, Mota 2-0, Leach 1-0, Vargas, C 1-0, Elbert 1-0.
Batters faced: Rodriguez, W 24, Byrdak 1, Arias 4, Hawkins 3, Valverde 4, Wolf 24, Mota 3, Leach 3, Vargas, C 5, Elbert 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Arias 1-0, Mota 3-2, Vargas, C 1-0, Elbert 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Casey Moser.
Weather: 74 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:06.
Att: 45,970.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009

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