Texas Rangers 16, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 59
Played on Saturday, June 9, 2001 (N) at The Ballpark in Arlington

HOU N    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  2  0  -   4  9  0
TEX A    4  2  4    0  0  2    0  4  x  -  16 17  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     3   1   1   1       0   1       1   2
  Lugo ss                     1   0   1   0       1   0       1   3
Vizcaino ss,2b                4   1   1   0       1   0       3   4
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
  Merced 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Alou dh                       3   1   3   1       2   0       0   0
Hidalgo cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Barker pr,cf                1   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ward rf                       2   0   0   1       1   1       4   0
Castilla 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Hayes 1b                    1   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Bottenfield p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slusarski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   4   9   4       6   8      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Vizcaino-Bagwell.

BATTING - 
2B: Hidalgo (11,off Smart).
HR: Biggio (7,3rd inning off Helling 0 on 0 out); Alou (9,8th inning off Smart
0 on 0 out).
SF: Berkman (1,off Helling); Ward (1,off Smart).
Team LOB: 11.

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Greer lf                      4   2   1   0       1   0       3   0
  Brumbaugh lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
I. Rodriguez c                5   2   2   5       0   0       7   0
  Mirabelli c                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
A. Rodriguez ss               3   2   2   1       1   0       1   1
  Sheldon ph,ss               1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Palmeiro 1b                   3   2   2   1       2   0       6   0
Kapler cf                     5   2   1   2       0   0       4   0
Caminiti 3b                   4   1   1   2       1   0       0   2
Catalanotto rf                5   2   4   2       0   1       2   0
Sierra dh                     5   3   3   2       0   0       0   0
Young 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   3
Helling p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smart p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moreno p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39  16  17  16       5   1      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: A. Rodriguez (17,off Bottenfield); Palmeiro 2 (13,off Bottenfield,off Slusarski).
3B: Sierra (1,off Bottenfield).
HR: Kapler (9,1st inning off Bottenfield 1 on 1 out); I. Rodriguez 2 (11,2nd
inning off Bottenfield 0 on 2 out,3rd inning off Lima 3 on 2 out); Caminiti
(9,8th inning off Slusarski 1 on 2 out); Sierra (3,8th inning off Slusarski
1 on 2 out).
SF: Young (3,off Bottenfield).
GDP: Sierra (3,off Lima).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bottenfield L(2-5)            1.2   6   6   6   2   1   2  13
Lima                          3.1   5   4   4   1   0   1  15
Slusarski                     3     6   6   6   2   0   2  17
Totals                        8    17  16  16   5   1   5  45


Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Helling W(4-7)                7     7   2   2   3   7   1  31
Smart                         1     2   2   2   0   1   1   5
Moreno                        1     0   0   0   3   0   0   6
Totals                        9     9   4   4   6   8   2  42

WP: Smart (1).

Umpires: HP - Ted Barrett, 1B - Alfonso Marquez, 2B - Steve Rippley, 3B - Mike Winters
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 49603


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Texas Rangers            
1. Biggio              2b        Greer               lf
2. Vizcaino            ss        I. Rodriguez        c
3. Bagwell             1b        A. Rodriguez        ss
4. Berkman             lf        Palmeiro            1b
5. Alou                dh        Kapler              cf
6. Hidalgo             cf        Caminiti            3b
7. Ward                rf        Catalanotto         rf
8. Castilla            3b        Sierra              dh
9. Ausmus              c         Young               2b
   Bottenfield         p         Helling             p

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio struck out; Vizcaino flied to left; Bagwell
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Greer singled to left; I. Rodriguez flied to left;
A. Rodriguez doubled [Greer scored]; Palmeiro doubled [A.
Rodriguez scored]; Kapler homered [Palmeiro scored]; Caminiti
grounded out (second to first); Catalanotto struck out; 4 R, 4
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 4.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman singled to right; Alou singled to left
[Berkman to second]; Hidalgo popped to first in foul territory;
Ward walked [Berkman to third, Alou to second]; Castilla was
called out on strikes; Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 4.

RANGERS 2ND: Sierra tripled; Young hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Sierra scored]; Greer flied to left; I. Rodriguez homered; A.
Rodriguez walked; Palmeiro walked [A. Rodriguez to second]; LIMA
REPLACED BOTTENFIELD (PITCHING); Kapler forced Palmeiro
(shortstop to second) [A. Rodriguez to third]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 6.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio homered; Vizcaino flied to center; Bagwell
was called out on strikes; Berkman walked; Alou singled to
center [Berkman to second]; Hidalgo popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 6.

RANGERS 3RD: Caminiti flied to center; Catalanotto singled to
right; Sierra singled to right [Catalanotto to second]; Young
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Catalanotto to third, Sierra
to second]; Greer walked; I. Rodriguez homered [Catalanotto
scored, Sierra scored, Greer scored]; A. Rodriguez grounded out
(third to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 10.

ASTROS 4TH: Ward struck out; Castilla grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Rangers 10.

RANGERS 4TH: Palmeiro popped to shortstop; Kapler flied to
center; Caminiti flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
1, Rangers 10.

ASTROS 5TH: Biggio grounded out (second to first); Vizcaino
singled to center; Bagwell singled to right [Vizcaino to third];
Berkman hit a sacrifice fly to center [Vizcaino scored]; Alou
walked [Bagwell to second]; Hidalgo forced Alou (third to
second) [Bagwell to third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Rangers 10.

RANGERS 5TH: Catalanotto singled to right; Sierra grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Catalanotto out at
second]; Young singled to center; Greer grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 10.

ASTROS 6TH: Ward grounded out (second to first); Castilla flied
to center; Ausmus was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 10.

RANGERS 6TH: VIZCAINO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); LUGO
REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING SS); HAYES REPLACED CASTILLA (PLAYING
1B); MERCED REPLACED BAGWELL (PLAYING 3B); SLUSARSKI REPLACED
LIMA (PITCHING); I. Rodriguez popped to second; A. Rodriguez
singled to center; Palmeiro walked [A. Rodriguez to second];
Kapler forced Palmeiro (pitcher to shortstop) [A. Rodriguez to
third]; Caminiti walked [Kapler to second]; Catalanotto singled
to left [A. Rodriguez scored, Kapler scored, Caminiti to third];
Sierra popped to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers
12.

ASTROS 7TH: Lugo singled; Vizcaino flied to left; Merced flied
to center; Berkman popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Rangers 12.

RANGERS 7TH: Young flied to right; Greer grounded out (second to
first); I. Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 12.

ASTROS 8TH: MIRABELLI REPLACED I. RODRIGUEZ (PLAYING C ); SMART
REPLACED HELLING (PITCHING); Alou homered; Hidalgo doubled to
left; BARKER RAN FOR HIDALGO; Smart threw a wild pitch [Barker
to third]; Ward hit a sacrifice fly to right [Barker scored];
Hayes struck out; Ausmus flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 4, Rangers 12.

RANGERS 8TH: BARKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); SHELDON BATTED
FOR A. RODRIGUEZ; Sheldon grounded out (shortstop to first);
Palmeiro doubled to center; Kapler grounded out (shortstop to
first); Caminiti homered [Palmeiro scored]; Catalanotto singled
to center; Sierra homered [Catalanotto scored]; Young flied to
right; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Rangers 16.

ASTROS 9TH: SHELDON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); BRUMBAUGH
REPLACED GREER (PLAYING LF); MORENO REPLACED SMART (PITCHING);
Lugo walked; Vizcaino walked [Lugo to second]; Merced forced
Vizcaino (second to shortstop) [Lugo to third]; Berkman flied to
right; Alou walked [Merced to second]; Barker lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 4, Rangers 16.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           4   9   0   11
 Rangers         16  17   0    5


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