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Not enough in 8th
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Diamondbacks 4, Astros 3
Michael Bourn is greeted by Hunter Pence after scoring on a grounder. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)
The Astros scored two in the eighth but left the tying run at third, and thus departed Arizona winless. Wandy Rodriguez lasted into the seventh inning, Lance Berkman drove in two and Michael Bourn scored twice to go along with two hits.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (62-68)
Lost 3
Arizona 4, Houston 3   ARI
Arizona (59-72)
Won 4
August 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   3 7 0
Arizona
0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 X   4 7 0
Standings thru 8/30/09  |  Recap: HOU | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  D-backs stats
Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bourn, CF 3 2 2 0 1 1 0 .293
Keppinger, 3B-SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .262
Berkman, 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .276
Lee, Ca, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .307
  Valverde, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Pence, RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .280
Matsui, K, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243
Maysonet, SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .295
  a-Blum, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .259
Quintero, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .236
  b-Erstad, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .212
  Coste, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
Rodriguez, W, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .098
  Gervacio, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Byrdak, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Fulchino, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  c-Michaels, PH-LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .239
Totals 33 3 7 3 2 8 16  

a-Popped out for Maysonet in the 7th. b-Flied out for Quintero in the 7th. c-Singled for Fulchino in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Keppinger; Berkman; Lee, Ca; Michaels; Bourn 2; Pence.
RBI: Berkman 2 (65), Keppinger (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Erstad 2; Pence.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn 2 (48, 2nd base off Haren/Hester, 2nd base off Gutierrez/Hester), Lee, Ca (4, 2nd base off Qualls/Hester).

FIELDING
Pickoffs: Rodriguez, W (Roberts, R at 1st base).

 
Arizona AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, R, LF-2B 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 .300
Drew, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 .263
Upton, J, RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .308
Reynolds, Ma, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 .280
Ryal, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .308
  Romero, LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .268
Young, Ch, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .190
Allen, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .286
Hester, C 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 .750
Haren, P 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .241
  Gutierrez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Qualls, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 4 7 4 4 10 15  

BATTING
2B: Allen (3, Rodriguez, W), Hester (1, Rodriguez, W).
HR: Upton, J (22, 6th inning off Rodriguez, W, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Allen 2; Haren; Hester 3; Roberts, R; Ryal; Upton, J 4.
RBI: Roberts, R (20), Upton, J 2 (71), Hester (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reynolds, Ma 2.
SAC: Haren.
Team RISP: 3-for-6.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Roberts, R (3, 2nd base by Rodriguez, W/Quintero).
PO: Roberts, R (1st base by Rodriguez, W).

FIELDING
DP: (Ryal-Allen).

 
Houston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rodriguez, W (L, 12-9) 6.0 7 4 4 3 7 1 2.93
Gervacio 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.08
Byrdak 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
Fulchino 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
Valverde 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.14
 
Arizona IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Haren (W, 13-8) 7.0 6 3 3 2 7 0 2.78
Gutierrez (H, 7) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.24
Qualls (S, 24) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.63

Rodriguez, W pitched to 3 batters in the 7th.
Gervacio pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.
Haren pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Qualls.
HBP: Blum (by Qualls).
Pitches-strikes: Rodriguez, W 109-65, Gervacio 4-0, Byrdak 7-4, Fulchino 12-7, Valverde 7-7, Haren 107-70, Gutierrez 5-3, Qualls 27-15.
Groundouts-flyouts: Rodriguez, W 4-6, Gervacio 0-0, Byrdak 0-1, Fulchino 1-0, Valverde 1-0, Haren 6-5, Gutierrez 2-0, Qualls 2-0.
Batters faced: Rodriguez, W 27, Gervacio 1, Byrdak 1, Fulchino 2, Valverde 3, Haren 28, Gutierrez 3, Qualls 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Gervacio 2-0, Byrdak 3-0, Fulchino 3-1, Gutierrez 2-2, Qualls 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Mike Muchlinski. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 76 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:42.
Att: 29,056.
Venue: Chase Field.
August 30, 2009
August 30, 2009

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