PHOENIX, April 15 (UPI) -- Brandon Webb scattered one run and seven hits Friday nigh as Arizona beat Houston, 5-1.
In his eight innngs, Webb had no walks and three strikeouts. Conor Jackson went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer; Orlando Hudson also was 2-for-4 with two runs scored while Webb (1-0) retired the last 13 batters he faced and forced Houston into 16 ground outs in the game. He also had an RBI for the Diamondbacks (5-5), who have won two of their last three games.
Jason Lane was 2-for-4 with a run scored; Adam Everett had the lone RBI for the Astros, who have dropped two of their last three games. And losin pitcher Andy Pettitte (1-2) gave up three runs -- two earned - and seven hits in six innings with two walks and three strikeouts.