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Matchup/Game Thread vs Diamondbacks 3:40 CST

Astros VS D-backs
Roy-O VS Livan
Roy Oswalt Livan Hernandez
6 - 3, 3.04 4 - 2, 3.66

Well, if there's one good thing to take out of last nights game, it's that we at least kept the game close. Unfortunately, keeping a game close doesn't result in wins. Last night the 'Stros dropped their 7th straight game and fall to 7 games under .500 at 21 - 28 and 5th place in the division. The Diamondbacks have pummeled us for 27 runs over the last 3 games while we've scored a pathetic 8(which actually raises our runs for over the last week). Well, at least we get to go hom eafter tonight and face a team that is even worse than us(at least standings wise) in the NL Centrals worst Cincinatti Reds.

Astros Last 7 Games
Who's Hot Who's Not
Hunter Pence - .370 AVG, .393 OBP
Mark Loretta - .375 AVG, .400 OBP
Chris Sampson - 12 IP, 3.00 ERA

Lance Berkman - .095 AVG, .208 OBP
Craig Biggio - .095 AVG, .208 OBP
Wandy Rodriguez - 5 IP, 9.00 ERA
Wood Williams - 9 IP, 9.00 ERA, 3 HR


Lamb, 1B
Loretta, 2B
Berkman, RF
Lee, LF
Pence, CF
Ensberg, 3B
Ausmus, C
Everett, SS
Oswalt, P


Young, CF
Callaspo, 2B
Byrnes, LF
Reynolds, 3B
Drew, SS
Jackson, 1B
Quentin, RF
Montero, C
Hernandez, P