In a game that started with great pitching from Wandy Rodriguez and Ryan Dempster, the game was decided long after each player left the game.
J-Kepp hit a walk-off bases-loaded single in his first at-bat, driving in Pudge Rodriguez.
Hunter Pence homered for his first hit of the game and finished 2-for-3. Kazuo Matsui added a triple.
Matsui 1-3, 3B, SB, CS, BB
Rodriguez 1-4, BB, R, 3K
Berkman 1-4, BB, 2K
Lee 0-4, GIDP
Tejada 1-3, 2BB
Pence 2-3, BB, HR, RBI
Bourn 1-4, RBI
Keppinger 1-1, RBI
Erstad 0-1, K
Great performance from Wandy Rodriguez
6 IP, 4 hits, 1 earned run, 4 K (3 were Soriano), 3 BB
1 IP, 0 hits, 0 earned runs, 0 K, 0 BB
1 IP, 2 hits, 1 HR, 1 earned run, 1 K, 0 BB
1 IP, 0 hits, 0 earned runs, 2 K, 0 BB
2/3 IP, 0 hits, 0 earned runs, 2 K, 0 BB
1/3 IP, 0 hits, 0 earned runs, 0 K, 0 BB
Brocail gets the win.
Houston is back at .500 with good pitching and a walk-off base-knock from Jeff Keppinger.
Bad News: Pudge struck out three times, and Lee is still o'fer on the season with two GIDP.
Houston wil play Chicago again tomorrow at 7:05 central to determine who takes the series.
Ted Lilly (0-0) V. Brian Moehler (0-0)
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