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Oswalt vindicated
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Astros 2, Phillies 1
Roy Oswalt allowed just one run over seven innings on Wednesday. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
Michael Bourn showed off his wheels in the first, notching an infield single, a stolen base and scoring the game's first run, and added a solo homer in the fifth which bounced off the foul pole, as Roy Oswalt earned his first victory of the season.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (6-9)
Won 1
Houston 2, Philadelphia 1   PHI
Philadelphia (7-8)
Lost 1
April 16, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 4 0
Philadelphia
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Standings thru 4/16/08  |  Recap: PHI  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Phillies stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF4221010.236
Loretta, 2B2000201.250
Berkman, 1B4010012.321
Lee, LF4011012.283
  Brocail, P0000000.000
Tejada, SS4000011.296
Blum, 3B4000000.244
Pence, RF3000020.161
Ausmus, C3000000.118
Oswalt, P2000010.125
  a-Cruz, PH1000010.143
  Wright, P0000000.000
  Erstad, LF0000000.267
Totals31242286 

a-Struck out for Oswalt in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lee (4, Kendrick).
HR: Bourn (2, 5th inning off Kendrick, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bourn 5; Berkman; Lee 2.
RBI: Lee (6), Bourn (4).
2-out RBI: Lee; Bourn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejada; Lee.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn (8, 2nd base off Kendrick/Ruiz).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Werth, CF4110010.370
Feliz, 3B4000011.226
Utley, 2B4010011.310
Howard, 1B3011110.189
Burrell, LF4020022.362
Jenkins, RF4000003.216
Ruiz, C2000101.186
  b-Rollins, PH1010000.316
  1-Taguchi, PR0000000.222
Bruntlett, SS3000001.207
  c-Dobbs, PH1000011.200
Kendrick, P2000021.000
  a-Snelling, PH1000000.333
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Madson, P0000000.000
Totals331612911 

a-Grounded out for Kendrick in the 7th. b-Singled for Ruiz in the 9th. c-Struck out for Bruntlett in the 9th.
1-Ran for Rollins in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Utley (7, Oswalt).
TB: Werth; Utley 2; Howard; Burrell 2; Rollins.
RBI: Howard (7).
2-out RBI: Howard.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jenkins; Burrell; Ruiz.
Team LOB: 7.

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt (W, 1-3)7.05112406.65
Wright (H, 1)1.00000302.70
Brocail (S, 1)1.01000201.17
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kendrick (L, 1-2)7.04221514.40
Romero 1.00001200.00
Madson 1.00000104.91

Pitches-strikes: Oswalt 92-65, Wright 12-9, Brocail 14-11, Kendrick 96-68, Romero 22-11, Madson 8-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Oswalt 9-8, Wright 0-0, Brocail 1-0, Kendrick 10-6, Romero 1-0, Madson 0-2.
Batters faced: Oswalt 28, Wright 3, Brocail 4, Kendrick 26, Romero 4, Madson 3.
Umpires: HP: Paul Emmel. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 2:17.
Att: 31,644.

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