Houston Astros 8, Texas Rangers 5
Regular Season Game 79
Played on Saturday, June 29, 2002 (N) at The Ballpark in Arlington

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  2    3  2  0  -   8 14  0
TEX A    2  2  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   5  9  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lugo ss                       5   2   2   0       0   2       3   5
Biggio 2b                     3   2   2   1       1   0       2   1
Berkman cf,lf                 4   1   2   3       1   0       1   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   0   1       1   1      10   0
Ward dh                       4   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Hidalgo rf                    4   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
Merced lf                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Hunter ph,cf                2   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Blum 3b                       4   1   3   2       1   0       1   3
Zaun c                        3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Ausmus c                    2   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Saarloos p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Borbon p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   8  14   8       6   4      27  12

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

BATTING - 
2B: Lugo (7,off Burba).
HR: Blum (3,6th inning off Burba 1 on 2 out); Berkman (25,7th inning off Powell
2 on 0 out).
SH: Lugo (1,off Telford).
SF: Bagwell (7,off Telford).
HBP: Biggio (13,by Telford).
IBB: Ward (3,by Telford).
Team LOB: 11.

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Catalanotto 1b                2   2   1   2       2   0       6   0
  Perry ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   2   0       1   1       5   0
A. Rodriguez ss               4   1   1   0       1   2       3   6
Gonzalez rf                   5   0   2   1       0   1       4   2
Palmeiro dh                   2   1   1   1       2   1       0   0
Mench lf                      3   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
Lamb 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Ludwick cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Young 2b                      4   1   1   0       0   0       3   3
Burba p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Alvarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Telford p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lewis p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   9   5       6   7      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Lamb (6).

BATTING - 
HR: Catalanotto (2,2nd inning off Saarloos 1 on 1 out); Palmeiro (17,3rd inning
off Saarloos 0 on 0 out).
SF: Mench (2,off Saarloos).
GDP: Gonzalez (7,off Puffer).
IBB: Palmeiro (8,by Saarloos).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Catalanotto (7,2nd base off Saarloos/Zaun).
CS: Catalanotto (3,2nd base by Stone/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Saarloos                      2     5   5   5   3   2   2  14
Puffer W(1-1)                 4     1   0   0   1   2   0  13
Stone                         0.2   2   0   0   1   0   0   4
Borbon                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Dotel                         1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Wagner SV(13)                 1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   5   5   6   7   2  40

Saarloos faced 1 batter in the 3rd inning
IBB: Saarloos (2,Palmeiro).

Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burba                         6     7   3   3   3   3   1  27
Powell L(1-1)                 0.2   3   3   3   1   1   1   6
Alvarez                       0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Telford                       1     2   2   2   2   0   0   7
Lewis                         1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    14   8   8   6   4   2  46

HBP: Telford (3,Biggio).
IBB: Telford (1,Ward).

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Ted Barrett, 2B - Brian Runge, 3B - Tim McClelland
Time of Game: 3:11   Attendance: 44708


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Texas Rangers            
1. Lugo                ss        Catalanotto         1b
2. Biggio              2b        I. Rodriguez        c
3. Berkman             cf        A. Rodriguez        ss
4. Bagwell             1b        Gonzalez            rf
5. Ward                dh        Palmeiro            dh
6. Hidalgo             rf        Mench               lf
7. Merced              lf        Lamb                3b
8. Blum                3b        Ludwick             cf
9. Zaun                c         Young               2b
   Saarloos            p         Burba               p

ASTROS 1ST: Lugo struck out; Biggio singled; Berkman singled to
center [Biggio to second]; Bagwell lined to right; Ward grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Catalanotto walked; Catalanotto stole second; I.
Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); A. Rodriguez walked;
Gonzalez singled to left [Catalanotto scored, A. Rodriguez to
third, Gonzalez to second (on throw)]; Palmeiro was walked
intentionally; Mench hit a sacrifice fly to left [A. Rodriguez
scored]; Lamb grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 2.

ASTROS 2ND: Hidalgo walked; Merced forced Hidalgo (second to
shortstop); Blum walked [Merced to second]; Zaun flied to left;
Lugo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 2ND: Ludwick grounded out (shortstop to first); Young
singled to center; Catalanotto homered [Young scored]; I.
Rodriguez singled to left; A. Rodriguez struck out; Gonzalez
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 4.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio flied to left; Berkman flied to left; Bagwell
walked; Ward struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Rangers 4.

RANGERS 3RD: Palmeiro homered; PUFFER REPLACED SAARLOOS
(PITCHING); Mench grounded out (shortstop to first); Lamb struck
out; Ludwick grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 5.

ASTROS 4TH: Hidalgo popped to second; Merced flied to left; Blum
singled to center; Zaun forced Blum (shortstop to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 4TH: Young flied to center; Catalanotto popped to
shortstop in foul territory; I. Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Lugo doubled to right; Biggio singled to right [Lugo
scored, Biggio out at second (right to shortstop)]; Berkman
flied to center; Bagwell flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 5TH: A. Rodriguez singled to center; Gonzalez grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [A. Rodriguez out
at second]; Palmeiro walked; Mench forced Palmeiro (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Ward grounded out (shortstop to first); Hidalgo
singled to third [Hidalgo to second (error by Lamb)]; Merced
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Hidalgo to third]; Blum
homered [Hidalgo scored]; Zaun grounded out (second to first); 2
R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 6TH: Lamb popped to third in foul territory; Ludwick
grounded out (shortstop to first); Young grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Rangers 5.

ASTROS 7TH: POWELL REPLACED BURBA (PITCHING); Lugo singled;
Biggio walked [Lugo to second]; Berkman homered [Lugo scored,
Biggio scored]; Bagwell struck out; Ward singled to right;
Hidalgo forced Ward (shortstop to second); ALVAREZ REPLACED
POWELL (PITCHING); HUNTER BATTED FOR MERCED; Hunter singled to
left [Hidalgo to second]; Blum flied to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 6, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 7TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HUNTER
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); AUSMUS REPLACED ZAUN (PLAYING C );
STONE REPLACED PUFFER (PITCHING); Catalanotto walked;
Catalanotto was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
I. Rodriguez singled to center; A. Rodriguez forced I. Rodriguez
(pitcher to shortstop); Gonzalez singled to left [A. Rodriguez
to third]; BORBON REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); Palmeiro was called
out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 6, Rangers 5.

ASTROS 8TH: TELFORD REPLACED ALVAREZ (PITCHING); Ausmus singled;
Lugo out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Ausmus to
second]; Biggio was hit by a pitch; Berkman walked [Ausmus to
third, Biggio to second]; Bagwell hit a sacrifice fly to right
[Ausmus scored, Biggio to third, Berkman to second]; Ward was
walked intentionally; Hidalgo singled to right [Biggio scored,
Berkman out at home (right to catcher), Ward to second]; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Mench struck out;
Lamb singled to center; Ludwick popped to first; Young flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Rangers 5.

ASTROS 9TH: LEWIS REPLACED TELFORD (PITCHING); Hunter grounded
out (shortstop to first); Blum singled to right; Ausmus forced
Blum (second to shortstop); Lugo flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 8, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 9TH: WAGNER REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); PERRY BATTED FOR
CATALANOTTO; Perry grounded out (pitcher to first); I. Rodriguez
walked; A. Rodriguez struck out; Gonzalez flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 8, Rangers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  14   0   11
 Rangers          5   9   1    8


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