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Sampson lasts 4 1/3
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Diamondbacks 5, Astros 3
Miguel Tejada fields Mark Reynolds' grounder and gets the out at first. (Matt York/AP)
Chris Sampson allowed five runs on seven hits in 4 1/3 innings to suffer the loss. The righty didn't strike out a batter and walked two. The Astros got on the board in the fifth on Hunter Pence's RBI groundout and Mark Loretta's RBI single. Miguel Tejada added an RBI double in the eighth.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (12-15)
Lost 3
Arizona 5, Houston 3   ARI
Arizona (19-7)
Won 2
April 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0   3 5 0
Arizona
0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 4/28/08  |  Recap: HOU | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Diamondbacks stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matsui, 2B4000013.256
Bourn, CF4110013.198
Tejada, SS4011000.337
Berkman, 1B3100111.312
Lee, LF4110010.260
Pence, RF4001011.242
Loretta, 3B4011010.229
Towles, C2000000.193
Sampson, P2010010.111
  Borkowski, P0000000.000
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
  a-Erstad, PH1000000.286
  Geary, P0000000.000
  Wright, P0000000.000
Totals32353178 

a-Popped out for Villarreal in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lee (8, Haren), Bourn (2, Haren), Tejada (8, Haren).
TB: Bourn 2; Tejada 2; Lee 2; Loretta; Sampson.
RBI: Pence (9), Loretta (8), Tejada (21).
2-out RBI: Tejada.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bourn 2; Berkman.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Matsui-Berkman, Tejada-Matsui-Berkman).

 
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, CF4010013.225
Byrnes, LF3100002.273
Hudson, 2B3100112.260
Jackson, 1B3121100.345
Reynolds, 3B3112111.255
Upton, RF3000112.323
Drew, SS3110113.272
Snyder, C4011014.217
Haren, P2011010.143
  Qualls, P0000000.000
  Lyon, P0000000.000
Totals285755717 

BATTING
2B: Drew (8, Sampson), Haren (2, Sampson), Reynolds (4, Sampson).
TB: Young; Jackson 2; Reynolds 2; Drew 2; Snyder; Haren 2.
RBI: Haren (2), Reynolds 2 (24), Snyder (13), Jackson (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrnes; Young 2; Upton.
S: Haren.
GIDP: Hudson; Snyder.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reynolds (3, 3rd base off Sampson/Towles).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sampson (L, 1-3)4.17552007.15
Borkowski 1.20000402.92
Villarreal 1.00000205.06
Geary 0.00003002.70
Wright 1.00000103.24
 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Haren (W, 4-1)7.25331503.13
Qualls (H, 8)0.10000100.00
Lyon (S, 8)1.00000102.77

Geary pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

HBP: Byrnes (by Sampson), Towles (by Haren).
Pitches-strikes: Sampson 73-47, Borkowski 21-14, Villarreal 13-7, Geary 18-6, Wright 9-8, Haren 103-71, Qualls 5-3, Lyon 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sampson 11-2, Borkowski 0-1, Villarreal 1-0, Geary 0-0, Wright 2-0, Haren 7-11, Qualls 0-0, Lyon 2-0.
Batters faced: Sampson 22, Borkowski 5, Villarreal 3, Geary 3, Wright 2, Haren 30, Qualls 1, Lyon 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Borkowski 1-0, Wright 3-0, Qualls 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Laz Diaz. 2B: Wally Bell. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 91 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:43.
Att: 19,868.

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