Astros 6W: Pettitte (10-8)

L: Drese (3-6)Nationals 3


Astros first: Taveras grounded out. Biggio walked. Berkman doubled, Biggio scored. Ensberg grounded out. Lane singled, Berkman thrown out at home by Guillen. Astros, 1-0.

Astros third: Pettitte flied out. Taveras reached on an infield single. Biggio singled, Taveras to second. Berkman singled, Taveras scored, Biggio to third. Ensberg walked, loading the bases. Lane singled, Biggio scored, bases still loaded. Bruntlett grounded into a double play. Astros, 3-0.

Astros sixth: Ensberg doubled. Lane struck out. Bruntlett safe on Castilla's error, Ensberg to third. Burke walked, loading the bases. Ausmus doubled, Ensberg, Bruntlett and Burke scored. Pettitte singled, Ausmus to third. Ayala pitching. Taveras was hit by a pitch, Pettitte to second. Biggio fouled out. Berkman grounded out. Astros, 6-0.

Nationals seventh: Guillen popped out. Castilla doubled. Johnson grounded out. Wilson hit a two-run homer to left. Bennett grounded out. Astros, 6-2.

Nationals ninth: Guillen homered to left. Castilla struck out. Johnson grounded out. Wilson struck out. Astros, 6-3.

WashingtonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals3135327 -- Carroll ss300010.237Vidro 2b401000.267Wilkerson cf400002.254JGuillen rf411100.295Castilla 3b411001.245NJohnson 1b400000.310PrWilson lf411203.251GBennett c201010.237Drese p100001.071Ayala p000000.333Blanco ph100000.229Majewski p000000.000HoustonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals34611644 -- Taveras cf411000.298Biggio 2b422011.275Wheeler p000000---Berkman 1b502201.296Ensberg 3b311010.296Lane rf302111.261Bruntlett ss410000.203Burke lf310010.232Ausmus c402300.247Pettitte p301000.103JVizcaino ph-2b100001.238Washington

000000201 -- 351Houston

10200300x -- 6110 E: Castilla (7). LOB: Washington 4, Houston 9. 2B: Vidro (16), Castilla (27), Berkman (23), Ensberg (25), Ausmus (10). HR: JGuillen (20), off Wheeler; PrWilson (19), off Pettitte. RBI: JGuillen (59), PrWilson 2 (58), Berkman 2 (49), Lane (51), Ausmus 3 (31). S: Drese. GIDP: Bruntlett.

DP: Washington 1 (Carroll, Vidro and NJohnson).

WashingtonIP HRERBBSONPERADrese, L5B96532964.69Ayala1C00010252.63Majewski1 20002183.05HoustonIP HRERBBSONPERAPettitte, W8 422251062.62Wheeler1 11102121.73 Inherited runners-scored: Ayala 2-0.

HBP: by Ayala (Taveras).

T: 2:39. A: 35,036 (40,950).