Astros 5W: Springer (4-3)
L: D. Davis (9-9)
S: Lidge (30)Brewers 3
Jose Vizcaino tied the game with a single in the seventh and host Houston added two more runs in the inning on a wild pitch and an error to beat Milwaukee.
The win moved the Astros a half-game ahead of Philadelphia and Florida in the NL wild-card race.
Doug Davis failed to win his 10th game for the 11th straight time. He has eight no-decisions to go with three losses in that span. He hasn't won since June 22.
MilwaukeeABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals34383210 -- Weeks 2b500002.253CHart cf311011.211Overbay 1b402102.280CaLee lf401000.265Jenkins rf402001.291BHall ss300012.268Branyan 3b200001.262Helms ph-3b110000.308DMiller c411201.258DDavis p301000.164KDavis p000000---Eveland p000000.000Capellan p000000---Fielder ph100000.310HoustonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals32593510 -- Taveras cf400011.297Biggio 2b302010.276Wheeler p000000---Burns p000000---Lidge p000000---Berkman 1b300010.289Ensberg 3b310012.293Lane rf412202.268AEverett ss401001.241Burke lf411002.230Ausmus c311010.246Astacio p200002.200Gallo p000000---Springer p000000---JVizcaino ph-2b212100.237Milwaukee
000001002 -- 381Houston
00000032x -- 590 E: KDavis (1). LOB: Milwaukee 7, Houston 8. 2B: CHart (2), DDavis (3), Lane (27), Ausmus (12). HR: DMiller (7), off Burns; Lane (19), off Eveland. RBI: Overbay (59), DMiller 2 (36), Lane 2 (59), JVizcaino (13). SB: AEverett (17). GIDP: Branyan.
DP: Milwaukee 1 (BHall and Weeks); Houston 1 (Astacio, AEverett and Berkman).
MilwaukeeIP HRERBBSONPERADDavis, L6C422381174.15KDavis0 21010110.00EvelandB12210193.94Capellan1 20002175.40HoustonIP HRERBBSONPERAAstacio5B61115796.21GalloB0001171.64Springer, W1B00000135.32Wheeler1 10002171.80BurnsB12201105.64Lidge, SC0000162.32 KDavis pitched to 3 batters in the 7th, Eveland pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
Inherited runners-scored: KDavis 2-2, Eveland 2-0, Gallo 1-0, Springer 2-0.
IBB: off Gallo (BHall) 1. HBP: by Burns (Helms). WP: KDavis, Astacio 2. Balk: DDavis.
T: 3:13. A: 31,651 (40,950).