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Diamondbacks 8, Astros 7
Shawn Chacon struck out seven and walked one on Wednesday. (Matt York/AP)
Right-hander Shawn Chacon got his sixth straight no-decision when the bullpen couldn't hold a one-run lead after his exit. Chacon allowed five runs on seven hits in five innings. Carlos Lee smacked a three-run homer in the first inning as the Astros scored four times in that frame.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (13-16)
Lost 1
Arizona 8, Houston 7   ARI
Arizona (20-8)
Won 1
April 30, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   7 11 0
Arizona
2 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 X   8 13 1
Standings thru 4/30/08  |  Recap: HOU | ARI  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Diamondbacks stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pence, RF5121011.250
  Byrdak, P0000000.500
  Brocail, P0000000.000
Matsui, 2B3011011.260
Tejada, SS5120012.345
Berkman, 1B4112102.297
Lee, LF4113104.262
Cruz, CF-RF5000003.063
Loretta, 3B4000001.216
  Towles, C0000000.197
Ausmus, C4130010.172
  1-Bourn, PR-CF0000000.200
Chacon, P2110011.167
  a-Erstad, PH0100100.302
  Wright, P0000000.000
  Borkowski, P0000000.000
  Geary, P0000000.000
  b-Blum, PH-3B1000001.205
Totals3771173516 

a-Walked for Chacon in the 6th. b-Flied out for Geary in the 8th.
1-Ran for Ausmus in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ausmus 2 (3, Johnson, Johnson).
HR: Lee (6, 1st inning off Johnson, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Pence 2; Matsui; Tejada 2; Berkman; Lee 4; Ausmus 5; Chacon.
RBI: Berkman 2 (25), Lee 3 (16), Pence (10), Matsui (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lee; Chacon; Tejada; Cruz.
S: Matsui.
SF: Matsui.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Matsui (3, 2nd base off Lyon/Snyder).

 
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, CF5221013.227
Byrnes, LF5011023.267
Hudson, 2B4111021.270
Jackson, 1B4121011.348
Upton, RF4011021.327
Drew, SS4110002.258
Burke, 3B3100122.128
  Lyon, P0000000.000
Montero, C4130001.438
  1-Ojeda, PR-3B0000000.294
Johnson, P1000011.200
  a-Salazar, PH1011000.333
  Medders, P0000000.000
  b-Owings, PH1112000.421
  Qualls, P0000000.000
  Pena, P0000000.000
  c-Snyder, PH-C1000001.206
Totals37813811116 

a-Doubled for Johnson in the 4th. b-Homered for Medders in the 6th. c-Bunted out for Pena in the 8th.
1-Ran for Montero in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Hudson (6, Chacon), Upton (6, Chacon), Salazar (2, Chacon), Drew (9, Wright), Young (7, Borkowski), Montero (2, Byrdak).
HR: Jackson (5, 3rd inning off Chacon, 0 on, 2 out), Owings (1, 6th inning off Borkowski, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Young 3; Byrnes; Hudson 2; Jackson 5; Upton 2; Drew 2; Montero 4; Salazar 2; Owings 4.
RBI: Hudson (17), Upton (15), Jackson (25), Salazar (7), Young (14), Owings 2 (3), Byrnes (15).
2-out RBI: Upton; Jackson; Owings 2; Byrnes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drew; Byrnes 2.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Drew (2, fielding).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chacon 5.07551713.32
Wright (H, 2)0.21110104.00
Borkowski (BS, 1)(L, 0-2)0.13220114.26
Geary 1.01000202.45
Byrdak 0.01000000.00
Brocail 1.00000002.87
 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson 4.09660214.79
Medders (W, 1-0)2.00102102.45
Qualls (H, 9)1.00000000.00
Pena (H, 7)1.01000105.11
Lyon (S, 9)1.01001102.57

Byrdak pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Chacon 96-61, Wright 12-7, Borkowski 10-7, Geary 9-8, Byrdak 3-2, Brocail 3-3, Johnson 73-47, Medders 37-22, Qualls 8-4, Pena 9-8, Lyon 24-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chacon 4-4, Wright 0-1, Borkowski 0-0, Geary 0-1, Byrdak 0-0, Brocail 1-2, Johnson 4-6, Medders 3-2, Qualls 3-0, Pena 0-2, Lyon 0-2.
Batters faced: Chacon 23, Wright 3, Borkowski 4, Geary 4, Byrdak 1, Brocail 3, Johnson 21, Medders 9, Qualls 3, Pena 4, Lyon 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Borkowski 1-1, Brocail 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Wally Bell. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 78 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:03.
Att: 21,519.

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