Orioles 6, Astros 1W: B. Chen (6-4); L: Pettitte (3-7)


Orioles sixth: Gil grounded out. Bigbie singled. Roberts grounded out, Bigbie to second. Mora singled to center, Bigbie scored, Mora to second. Tejada hit a two-run homer. Sosa doubled. Marrero flied out. Orioles, 3-0.

Astros eighth: Biggio was hit by a pitch and stole second. Berkman walked. Reed pitching. Ensberg walked, Biggio to third, Berkman to second. Lane struck out. Everett grounded into fielder's choice, Biggio scored, Berkman to third. Ausmus fouled out. Orioles, 3-1.

Orioles eighth: Bigbie singled. Roberts sacrificed Bigbie to second. Mora struck out. Tejada walked. Sosa singled to left, Bigbie scored, Tejada to second. Marrero walked, both runners advanced. Palmeiro singled to right, Tejada and Sosa scored, Marrero to third. Qualls pitching. Surhoff flied out. Orioles, 6-1.

HoustonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals3114166 -- Taveras cf500000.288Burke lf400000.179JVizcaino ph101000.273Biggio dh410000.270Berkman 1b201010.252Ensberg 3b200022.277Lane rf302011.250AEverett ss400102.240Ausmus c300010.220Bruntlett 2b200011.188OPalmeiro ph100000.304BaltimoreABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals31610626 -- BRoberts 2b300000.357Mora 3b412101.308Tejada ss322210.328SSosa rf412101.263Marrero cf300011.153Gomez 1b200000.361RPalmeiro 1b201200.261Surhoff dh400001.293GGil c300002.187Bigbie lf323000.277Houston

000000010 -- 140Baltimore

00000303x -- 6100 LOB: Houston 11, Baltimore 4. 2B: Lane (15), SSosa (9). HR: Tejada (18), off Pettitte. RBI: AEverett (25), Mora (44), Tejada 2 (53), SSosa (24), RPalmeiro 2 (30). SB: Biggio (6), AEverett (4). S: BRoberts. GIDP: Tejada.

DP: Houston 1 (Ensberg, Bruntlett and Berkman).

HoustonIP HRERBBSONPERAPettitte, L7C1066261173.76QuallsB0000014.80BaltimoreIP HRERBBSONPERABChen, W7 300451123.31Julio0 01110113.24SReed1 00011185.40Ray1 10000140.00 Julio pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Inherited runners-scored: Qualls 2-0, SReed 2-1.

HBP: by Julio (Biggio), by BChen (Berkman).

T: 3:01. A: 24,659 (48,290).