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Brewers 5, Astros 2
Manny Parra picked up his first win since July 20 on Wednesday.  (Darren Hauck/AP)
Gabe Kapler cut down the potential tying run at the plate in the fifth and J.J. Hardy put the game away with a two-run homer in the seventh, as Manny Parra survived a shaky five innings to top the Astros and claim his 10th victory of the season.
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Series at a glance:
HOU
Houston (64-63)
Lost 1
Milwaukee 5, Houston 2   MIL
Milwaukee (73-55)
Won 1
August 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 0
Milwaukee
2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 X   5 4 1
Standings thru 8/20/08  |  Recap: HOU | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Astros stats  |  Brewers stats
Houston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Wigginton, LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 .301
Loretta, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .271
  Brocail, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tejada, M, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .285
Berkman, 1B 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 .329
Blum, 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 .234
Pence, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .260
Abercrombie, CF 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .240
  Sampson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136
  Wright, W, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Newhan, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .204
Ausmus, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .230
Rodriguez, W, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .114
  Erstad, CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .295
Totals 32 2 7 2 4 5 18  

BATTING
2B: Berkman (38, Parra, M).
TB: Blum 2; Tejada, M 2; Berkman 2; Wigginton; Abercrombie.
RBI: Blum (40), Abercrombie (4).
2-out RBI: Abercrombie.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, W 2; Newhan 2.
GIDP: Tejada, M, Pence.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
PB: Ausmus (4).
DP: (Tejada, M-Loretta-Berkman).

 
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Weeks Jr., 2B 1 3 0 0 3 0 1 .229
Hardy, J, SS 4 2 2 2 0 0 2 .278
Kapler, LF 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 .299
Fielder, 1B 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 .272
Hart, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .287
Hall, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 .223
Cameron, CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244
Rivera, Mi, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .316
Parra, M, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .191
  a-Durham, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .285
  Villanueva, Ca, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
  b-Nix, L, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125
  Gagne, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Torres, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 25 5 4 5 6 11 10  

a-Walked for Parra, M in the 5th. b-Struck out for Villanueva, Ca in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Kapler (15, Rodriguez, W).
HR: Hardy, J (19, 7th inning off Brocail, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Kapler 2; Hart; Hardy, J 5.
RBI: Kapler (34), Fielder 2 (75), Hardy, J 2 (59).
2-out RBI: Hardy, J 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hall; Hart; Kapler.
SF: Fielder 2.
GIDP: Rivera, Mi.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Weeks Jr. (16, 2nd base off Rodriguez, W/Ausmus).

FIELDING
E: Fielder (11, fielding).
Outfield assists: Kapler (Loretta at home).
DP: 2 (Hardy, J-Weeks Jr.-Fielder, Gagne-Rivera, Mi-Fielder).

 
Houston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Rodriguez, W (L, 7-6) 5.1 3 3 2 5 6 0 4.11
Sampson 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.35
Wright, W 0.2 0 1 1 1 2 0 4.57
Brocail 1.1 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.13
 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Parra, M (W, 10-6) 5.0 6 2 2 4 2 0 4.10
Villanueva, Ca (H, 8) 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4.45
Gagne (H, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.47
Torres (S, 24) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.56

Game Scores: Rodriguez, W 53, Parra, M 45.
WP: Parra, M.
HBP: Berkman (by Gagne).
Pitches-strikes: Rodriguez, W 102-58, Sampson 8-5, Wright, W 12-6, Brocail 13-10, Parra, M 94-53, Villanueva, Ca 33-19, Gagne 8-6, Torres 11-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Rodriguez, W 4-3, Sampson 1-0, Wright, W 0-0, Brocail 1-1, Parra, M 9-1, Villanueva, Ca 2-1, Gagne 3-0, Torres 2-0.
Batters faced: Rodriguez, W 23, Sampson 2, Wright, W 3, Brocail 5, Parra, M 23, Villanueva, Ca 6, Gagne 5, Torres 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Sampson 1-0, Brocail 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 78 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 41,419.
Venue: Miller Park.
August 20, 2008
August 20, 2008

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