J.J. Hardy's two-run double off Roy Oswalt capped a three-run seventh inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Houston 4-to-1. That's the Astros' seventh straight loss. The Brewers have won seven of nine.
Johnny Estrada homered in the eighth. Chris Capuano won his fourth straight start, giving up five hits and one run. He's 4-and-0.
Francisco Cordero shut out Houston in the ninth to improve to 9-for-9 in save opportunities. Cordero has not allowed an earned run in ten and a-third innings this season.