Astros' Skid Hits Nine

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HOUSTON (AP) - Scott Hatteberg hit a solo home run in the eighth
inning and the Cincinnati Reds handed the Houston Astros their
ninth straight loss 2-to-1.
Matt Belisle struck out a career-high eight in raising his mark
to 5-and-4.
Adam Dunn knocked in a run with a sacrifice fly for the Reds,
who won on the road for the third time in their last 12 games away
from home.
David Weathers got Carlos Lee to ground into a game-ending
double play with the bases loaded in the ninth to pick up his tenth
save.