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Astros take series
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Astros 5, Marlins 1
Michael Bourn rounds the bases after his third-inning homer. (Dave Einsel/AP)
Wandy Rodriguez allowed one run and five hits while striking out seven in seven innings, pacing the Astros to their first series win of 2008. J.R. Towles and Michael Bourn each went deep.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (7-5)
Lost 2
Houston 5, Florida 1   HOU
Houston (5-8)
Won 2
April 13, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 7 1
Houston
0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 X   5 10 0
Standings thru 4/13/08  |  Recap: FLA | HOU  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Astros stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS4010000.396
Uggla, 2B4000011.191
Hermida, RF4010021.318
Willingham, LF4111012.244
  Gregg, P0000000.000
Cantu, 3B4010010.265
Ross, CF-LF4030001.217
Helms, 1B3000023.000
  b-Gonzalez, PH0000100.200
Treanor, C2000112.250
  c-Rabelo, PH1000012.222
Badenhop, P2000002.000
  Tankersley, P0000000.000
  Gardner, P0000000.000
  a-Andino, PH1000011.364
  Lindstrom, P0000000.000
  Amezaga, CF1000002.346
Totals3417121017 

a-Struck out for Gardner in the 7th. b-Walked for Helms in the 9th. c-Struck out for Treanor in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Ross (2, Valverde).
HR: Willingham (3, 4th inning off Rodriguez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez; Hermida; Willingham 4; Cantu; Ross 4.
RBI: Willingham (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Badenhop; Amezaga.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ross (1, 2nd base off Rodriguez/Towles).

FIELDING
E: Uggla (1, throw).
DP: (Ramirez-Uggla-Helms).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF5221010.213
Loretta, 2B3010010.263
Berkman, 1B3111101.311
Lee, LF4010013.269
Tejada, SS3020110.319
Blum, 3B4010006.273
Erstad, RF2110000.286
  a-Cruz, PH-RF2000006.154
Towles, C2113102.207
  1-Ausmus, PR-C0000000.200
Rodriguez, P3000003.000
  Brocail, P0000000.000
  b-Perez, T, PH1000000.125
  Valverde, P0000000.000
Totals3251053421 

a-Popped out for Erstad in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Brocail in the 8th.
1-Ran for Towles in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Erstad (2, Badenhop), Blum (2, Badenhop), Berkman (7, Lindstrom).
HR: Towles (3, 2nd inning off Badenhop, 1 on, 2 out), Bourn (1, 3rd inning off Badenhop, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bourn 5; Loretta; Berkman 2; Lee; Tejada 2; Blum 2; Erstad 2; Towles 4.
RBI: Towles 3 (7), Bourn (3), Berkman (10).
2-out RBI: Towles 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez 2; Cruz 2.
GIDP: Towles.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Ausmus (1, 2nd base by Gregg/Treanor), Tejada (1, 2nd base by Badenhop/Treanor).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Badenhop (L, 0-1)5.07441326.00
Tankersley 0.20000009.64
Gardner 0.100010010.13
Lindstrom 1.03111101.80
Gregg 1.00000004.26
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rodriguez (W, 1-0)7.05111712.33
Brocail 1.01000101.35
Valverde 1.01001207.50

Badenhop pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Tejada (by Lindstrom).
HBP: Loretta (by Badenhop), Towles (by Gregg).
Pitches-strikes: Badenhop 84-53, Tankersley 5-4, Gardner 10-4, Lindstrom 24-16, Gregg 15-7, Rodriguez 93-61, Brocail 20-14, Valverde 27-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Badenhop 7-4, Tankersley 0-2, Gardner 1-0, Lindstrom 0-2, Gregg 2-0, Rodriguez 7-7, Brocail 1-1, Valverde 0-1.
Batters faced: Badenhop 23, Tankersley 2, Gardner 2, Lindstrom 7, Gregg 3, Rodriguez 27, Brocail 4, Valverde 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Tankersley 3-0, Gardner 3-1.
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 72 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 29,766.

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