Lance Berkman and Jason Lane hit homers early, but the Astros found themselves four runs behind, when Mike Lamb hit a grand slam in the eighth to tie it. The game remained tied until the 14th, when pinch-hitter Jason Jennings hit the go-ahead single.
Mark Teixeira hit a deep homer in the fourth, but the game would go to extras. The Astros took a two-run lead in the 12th, but Matt Diaz's homer tied it in the top half of the frame. Oscar Villareal allowed the go-ahead run in the top of the 14th, though, in the loss.
a-Grounded out for Williams in the 6th. b-Homered for Bruntlett in the 8th. c-Flied out for Borkowski in the 8th. d-Grounded out for Qualls in the 11th. e-Struck out for Miller in the 12th. f-Singled for McLemore in the 14th.
BATTING HR: Berkman (19, 3rd inning off Reyes, 1 on, 1 out), Lane (5, 3rd inning off Reyes, 2 on, 1 out), Lamb (11, 8th inning off Soriano, 3 on, 0 out). TB: Burke; Berkman 4; Lee 2; Wigginton 2; Lane 4; Lamb 5; Ausmus; Jennings. RBI: Berkman 2 (69), Lane 4 (16), Lamb 4 (32), Jennings (1). 2-out RBI: Jennings. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Munson; Wigginton. S: Loretta. SF: Lane. GIDP: Williams. Team LOB: 10.
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