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Backe is back in business
Vidro only 'O' for Nats
Jose Vidro's homer in the fourth inning was all the scoring for Washington on Friday night in Houston. Tony Armas Jr. pitched a solid game, allowing two runs over five innings.
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Astros 6, Nationals 1
Adam Everett slides home with the Astros' first run on Friday. (Dave Einsel/AP)
Series at a glance:
Berkman powers the Astros
Lance Berkman drove in three runs, including a two-run homer, in support of winner Brandon Backe. Preston Wilson also homered, as the Astros moved to 3-1 on the season.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: April 07, 2006
WSH
Washington (1-3)
Lost 2
Houston 6, Washington 1   HOU
Houston (3-1)
Won 2
April 7, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 0
Houston
0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 X   6 7 0
Standings thru 4/7/06  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Astros Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Watson, CF4010000.125
Vidro, 2B4111000.412
Guillen, RF2000000.231
1-Byrd, PR-RF1010000.250
Johnson, 1B4020001.357
Soriano, LF4000013.286
Zimmerman, 3B4000033.200
Clayton, SS3000001.143
Schneider, C2000100.000
Armas, P2000001.000
Bergmann, P0000000.000
Rodriguez, P0000000.000
Stanton, P0000000.000
a-Anderson, PH1000000.333
Majewski, P0000000.000
Totals31151149 

a-Grounded out for Stanton in the 8th.
1-Ran for Guillen in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson (1, Backe).
HR: Vidro (1, 4th inning off Backe, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Watson; Vidro 4; Byrd; Johnson 3.
RBI: Vidro (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Clayton; Zimmerman 2.
GIDP: Armas.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
PO: Watson (1st base by Backe).

FIELDING
DP: (Clayton-Vidro-Johnson).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B3111101.267
Taveras, CF4120003.333
Berkman, 1B3123000.455
Ensberg, 3B3100102.200
Wilson, LF4112010.267
Lane, RF2000210.000
Ausmus, C3000011.100
Everett, SS4110003.231
Backe, P1000101.000
a-Lamb, PH1000002.000
Buchholz, P1000011.000
Gallo, P0000000.000
Totals296765414 

a-Flied out for Backe in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Biggio (3, Armas).
HR: Berkman (2, 6th inning off Bergmann, 1 on, 0 out), Wilson (2, 6th inning off Bergmann, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Biggio 2; Taveras 2; Berkman 5; Wilson 4; Everett.
RBI: Biggio (2), Berkman 3 (6), Wilson 2 (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Taveras 2; Buchholz.
SF: Berkman.
GIDP: Biggio.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Backe-Everett-Biggio).
Pickoffs: Backe (Watson at 1st base).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Armas (L, 0-1)5.04221303.60
Bergmann 0.034420254.00
Rodriguez 1.00001006.75
Stanton 1.00000000.00
Majewski 1.00001100.00
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Backe (W, 1-0)6.03111311.50
Buchholz 2.11000100.00
Gallo 0.21000000.00

Bergmann pitched to 6 batters in the 6th.

WP: Majewski, Backe 2.
HBP: Ausmus (by Bergmann), Guillen (by Backe).
Pitches-strikes: Armas 72-44, Bergmann 26-13, Rodriguez 17-10, Stanton 10-5, Majewski 20-12, Backe 85-51, Buchholz 35-25, Gallo 10-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Armas 5-7, Bergmann 0-0, Rodriguez 1-2, Stanton 1-2, Majewski 1-1, Backe 10-5, Buchholz 3-3, Gallo 1-1.
Batters faced: Armas 19, Bergmann 6, Rodriguez 4, Stanton 3, Majewski 4, Backe 22, Buchholz 8, Gallo 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rodriguez 2-0, Gallo 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:48.
Att: 26,978.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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