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Diamondbacks 9, Astros 0
Miguel Tejada fields a sharply hit ground ball from Justin Upton in the first inning. (Paul Connors/AP)
Bud Norris was gone in the second inning when he faced the D-backs last Sunday. He lasted longer this time, through five innings, but allowed six runs and two homers. Still, his teammates could not score at all, blanked on seven hits.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (62-67)
Lost 2
Arizona 9, Houston 0   ARI
Arizona (58-72)
Won 3
August 29, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 1
Arizona
0 1 4 0 1 0 3 0 X   9 8 0
Standings thru 8/29/09  |  Recap: HOU | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  D-backs stats
Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bourn, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .290
Keppinger, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .262
Berkman, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .276
Lee, Ca, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .307
Tejada, M, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .303
Pence, RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .281
Matsui, K, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .245
Coste, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .230
Norris, B, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
  a-Maysonet, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .305
  Paulino, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063
  Byrdak, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Michaels, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .235
  Fulchino, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Totals 33 0 7 0 1 7 12  

a-Struck out for Norris, B in the 6th. b-Singled for Byrdak in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Tejada, M (37, Garland).
TB: Tejada, M 2; Keppinger; Berkman; Michaels; Bourn; Pence; Matsui, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui, K; Coste; Lee, Ca.
GIDP: Coste.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Keppinger (7, throw).
Pickoffs: Norris, B (Upton, J at 1st base).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Drew, SS 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 .266
  b-Tracy, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236
Roberts, R, 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .298
Upton, J, RF 4 2 3 2 0 1 2 .309
  Romero, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 4 2 1 2 0 1 2 .282
  Boyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Montero, M, C 3 1 1 3 1 1 0 .294
Young, Ch, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .192
Parra, G, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .285
Allen, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 .292
Garland, P 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .103
  Zavada, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Ojeda, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .235
Totals 32 9 8 8 4 7 11  

a-Struck out for Zavada in the 8th. b-Flied out for Drew in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Montero, M (27, Byrdak).
3B: Roberts, R (1, Norris, B).
HR: Reynolds, Ma (40, 3rd inning off Norris, B, 1 on, 0 out), Upton, J (21, 5th inning off Norris, B, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Reynolds, Ma 4; Roberts, R 4; Montero, M 2; Drew; Upton, J 6.
RBI: Roberts, R (19), Upton, J 2 (69), Reynolds, Ma 2 (90), Montero, M 3 (50).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garland; Parra, G.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
PO: Upton, J (1st base by Norris, B).

FIELDING
DP: (Drew-Roberts, R-Allen).

 
Houston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Norris, B (L, 3-3) 5.0 5 6 6 4 3 2 6.61
Paulino 1.1 2 3 2 0 2 0 6.96
Byrdak 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.02
Fulchino 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.55
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garland (W, 8-11) 7.0 5 0 0 1 5 0 4.29
Zavada 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.72
Boyer 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.14

WP: Norris, B.
IBB: Allen (by Norris, B).
HBP: Young, Ch (by Norris, B).
Pitches-strikes: Norris, B 99-58, Paulino 21-15, Byrdak 7-7, Fulchino 12-9, Garland 106-71, Zavada 16-12, Boyer 8-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Norris, B 2-3, Paulino 2-0, Byrdak 1-1, Fulchino 0-1, Garland 6-7, Zavada 1-1, Boyer 2-0.
Batters faced: Norris, B 24, Paulino 7, Byrdak 3, Fulchino 3, Garland 26, Zavada 5, Boyer 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Byrdak 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Mike DiMuro. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Mike Muchlinski.
Weather: 78 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:29.
Att: 37,205.
Venue: Chase Field.
August 29, 2009
August 29, 2009

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