Atlanta Falls to Houston

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- Miguel Tejada's two-run single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Houston Astros a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.
Kaz Matsui led off the ninth with a single and Lance Berkman doubled to left. Carlos Lee was intentionally walked and Tejada's single handed Rafael Soriano (1-5) his fourth blown save.
Jose Valverde (4-2) struck out two in a perfect ninth for the win.
Rookie Tommy Hanson threw eight shutout innings for the Braves, who had snapped a five-game losing streak on Tuesday. Hanson allowed five singles and didn't walk a batter, striking out seven in his longest major league outing.
Houston's Wandy Rodriguez went seven innings, allowing one run and three hits, striking out six.

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