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Who Wants Some Sloppy Joes. Astros win 9 - 6

This was not a very pretty game, but lucky for us Astro fans "Your Astros" came out on top. The Astros collected two errors will the Brewers collected none. However the Brewers helped the Astros with quite possible the worst base running I've ever seen.

Here's my description of that play from the game thread:

guy at third got in a run down, out.
guy at second got in a run down, out
guy who hit the ball almost got tagged out.

That would of been a SportsCenter top play my friends.

But that wasn't the only thing of note, the Astros did go into extra innings, winning the game by way of some unlikely sources.

Before we get to that though I would like to note that Carlos Lee hit his second home run of the season a two run blast off Shaun Marcum in the first inning, to put the Astros up by three. The Astros were able to maintain that lead, even tacking on a few runs until the ninth inning, when Brandon Lyon came on and blew the save. He however would redeem himself.

Brett Myers did not have his best game going 6.1 innings allowing 10 hits and five runs, while walking 1 and striking out 4 batters. In the seventh inning he would give up a homerun to Ryan Braun, his seventh, essentially ending his evening. Fernando Abad, Jeff Fulchino, and Mark Melancon all followed with scoreless outings, which opened the door for Lyon's fifth save of the season. He promptly shut that door allowing the Brewers to tie the game.

But maybe that was part of the plan, as Humberto Quintero hit a two run double in the tenth to put the Astros up by two runs, followed by an RBI double by yes Brandon freaking Lyon, his first Major League hit. To be honest he looked pretty good in the batters box, and Mills might consider letting him hit if the opportunity were to arise. After running the bases Lyon finished the game with a 1-2-3 bottom of the 10th inning.

Not the prettiest win by the Astros, but it was certainly entertaining.