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Extra Innings offer no relief, as Astros fall to Brewers

Have you caught your breath yet?

Tonight's game against Milwaukee had a little bit of everything.

Such as:

  • A remarkable catch by Mike Bourn on a deep fly by Mike Cameron in the second inning He sprinted up Tal's Hill and made the grab to rob Cameron of extra bases
  • Five home runs: three for Milwaukee and two for the Astros, one of which from the aforementioned Mike Bourn
  • An RBI single by Mike Hampton
  • The ejections of Pudge Rodriguez and Cecil Cooper
  • A two out, three run rally in the bottom of the eighth to put the Astros up 7-6. JR Towles collected the first RBI with a smash single to right center. He came around to score the tying run on a Kaz Matsui double
  • Jose Valverde allowing a line drive two run homer to Prince Fielder in the top of the ninth, putting the Beer makers ahead 8-7
  • Lance Berkman scoring the tying run in the ninth inning on an error by Brewer third baseman Bill Hall.
  • Ryan Braun collecting his fourth hit on an RBI single in the top half of the eleventh inning. The Brewers held a 9-8 lead, one they would not relinquish..