Houston Astros 4, Texas Rangers 0
Regular Season Game 66
Played on Saturday, June 15, 2002 (D) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
HOU N    1  0  0    2  1  0    0  0  x  -   4 11  0
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Ludwick cf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       3   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
A. Rodriguez ss               3   0   0   0       1   1       2   4
Gonzalez rf                   3   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Palmeiro 1b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Perry 3b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Mench lf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Young 2b                      3   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
Valdez p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Irabu p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kapler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Van Poppel p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alvarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       1  12      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Young-A. Rodriguez-Palmeiro.

BATTING - 
2B: Palmeiro (17,off Miller).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ludwick (1,2nd base by Miller/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vizcaino ss                   4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Berkman cf,lf                 3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Merced lf                     3   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
  Hunter ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hidalgo rf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Blum 3b                       3   0   1   1       0   1       0   1
Ausmus c                      4   0   2   0       0   0      12   1
Miller p                      3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4  11   4       2   2      27   3

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (13,off Van Poppel); Blum (10,off Alvarez).
HR: Biggio (6,1st inning off Valdez 0 on 1 out).
SF: Blum (1,off Valdez).
GDP: Blum (4,off Valdez).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (3,2nd base off Irabu/I. Rodriguez).

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Valdez L(4-6)                 4     7   4   4   2   0   1  20
Irabu                         1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Van Poppel                    2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Alvarez                       1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8    11   4   4   2   2   1  35

Valdez faced 3 batters in the 5th inning

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller W(2-2)                 7     3   0   0   1   7   0  24
Dotel                         1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Wagner                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     3   0   0   1  12   0  30


Umpires: HP - Tony Randazzo, 1B - Bruce Froemming, 2B - Ed Rapuano, 3B - Larry Poncino
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 41149


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Ludwick             cf        Vizcaino            ss
2. I. Rodriguez        c         Biggio              2b
3. A. Rodriguez        ss        Berkman             cf
4. Gonzalez            rf        Bagwell             1b
5. Palmeiro            1b        Merced              lf
6. Perry               3b        Hidalgo             rf
7. Mench               lf        Blum                3b
8. Young               2b        Ausmus              c
9. Valdez              p         Miller              p

RANGERS 1ST: Ludwick was called out on strikes; I. Rodriguez
flied to center; A. Rodriguez flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Vizcaino popped to third; Biggio homered; Berkman
grounded out (catcher to first); Bagwell grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

RANGERS 2ND: Gonzalez popped to first in foul territory;
Palmeiro flied to left; Perry flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Merced singled to right; Hidalgo walked [Merced to
second]; Blum grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Merced to third, Hidalgo out at second]; Ausmus flied
to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

RANGERS 3RD: Mench flied to right; Young was called out on
strikes; Valdez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rangers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Miller grounded out (shortstop to first); Vizcaino
grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

RANGERS 4TH: Ludwick singled to right; Ludwick was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); I. Rodriguez grounded out
(shortstop to first); A. Rodriguez walked; Gonzalez struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman walked; Bagwell singled to left [Berkman to
second]; Merced singled to center [Berkman scored, Bagwell to
second]; Hidalgo flied to right [Bagwell to third]; Blum hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Bagwell scored]; Ausmus grounded out
(first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 3.

RANGERS 5TH: Palmeiro doubled; Perry flied to right; Mench lined
to left; Young struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Miller singled to right; Vizcaino singled to left
[Miller to second]; Biggio singled to left [Miller to third,
Vizcaino to second]; IRABU REPLACED VALDEZ (PITCHING); Berkman
forced Biggio (second to shortstop) [Miller scored, Vizcaino to
third]; Bagwell struck out while Berkman stole second; Merced
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers
0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 6TH: KAPLER BATTED FOR IRABU; Kapler was called out on
strikes; Ludwick struck out; I. Rodriguez grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: VAN POPPEL REPLACED KAPLER (PITCHING); Hidalgo flied
to center; Blum struck out; Ausmus singled to left; Miller
forced Ausmus (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 7TH: A. Rodriguez flied to right; Gonzalez singled;
Palmeiro flied to right; Perry forced Gonzalez (third to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: Vizcaino flied to left; Biggio grounded out (second
to first); Berkman doubled to center; Bagwell flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Mench struck out;
Young was called out on strikes; LAMB BATTED FOR VAN POPPEL;
Lamb struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: ALVAREZ REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); HUNTER BATTED FOR
MERCED; Hunter flied to left; Hidalgo flied to right; Blum
doubled to left; Ausmus singled to left [Blum out at home (left
to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 9TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HUNTER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); WAGNER REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING);
Ludwick popped to second; I. Rodriguez struck out; A. Rodriguez
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          0   3   0    3
 Astros           4  11   0    7


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