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Reds Take Second Of Three Games In Series Against Houston

Last updated on Monday, April 20, 2009

(HOUSTON, TX) - Micah Owings hit a go-ahead, pinch-hit two-run double in the seventh as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Houston Astros 4-2.

Owings, the Reds' scheduled starter Tuesday in Chicago, hit the first pitch he saw from Astros reliever Geoff Geary.

Owings was pinch-hitting for Reds starter Edinson Volquez. Volquez allowed a run on four hits over six innings to pick up the win, improving to 2-1 on the season.

The Reds have taken two of the first three games in the series, which concludes tonight at Minute Maid Park.

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