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Astros 1, Marlins 0

By Times Staff
Published April 4, 2006


HOUSTON - Roy Oswalt and Brad Lidge combined on a five-hitter, Craig Biggio doubled and scored on Joe Borowski's wild pitch in the seventh inning, and the Astros won for new manager Joe Girardi.

Coming off consecutive 20-win seasons, Oswalt struck out eight in eight innings, walked one and allowed five hits to win for the 13th time in 14 decisions at home.