Texas Rangers 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 137
Played on Monday, September 2, 2002 (D) at The Ballpark in Arlington

HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  1  0  -   2  9  0
TEX A    0  0  2    2  0  1    2  0  x  -   7 14  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vizcaino ss                   5   0   1   0       0   0       1   5
Loretta 2b                    5   0   2   0       0   0       3   1
Berkman cf,lf                 4   0   2   0       1   1       1   0
Bagwell dh                    3   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Merced lf,rf                  3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Blum 3b                       3   0   1   0       1   1       3   1
Lane rf                       2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Hunter ph,cf                1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Zinter 1b                     4   1   1   1       0   2       6   0
Robertson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Stone p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Puffer p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   9   1       4   9      24   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Robertson-Zinter.

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (32,off R. Rodriguez).
HR: Zinter (2,7th inning off Park 0 on 1 out).
HBP: Bagwell (9,by Powell).
GDP: Blum (8,off Park).
Team LOB: 10.

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mench lf                      5   0   2   3       0   1       2   1
Young 2b                      4   1   2   2       1   1       1   4
A. Rodriguez ss               4   0   1   1       1   1       3   2
Palmeiro dh                   3   0   1   0       2   0       0   0
Perry 1b                      3   0   1   0       2   0       8   0
Everett rf                    4   1   2   0       1   0       1   0
Greene c                      5   1   1   1       0   0      10   0
Rivera cf                     4   2   2   0       0   1       2   0
Sadler 3b                     4   2   2   0       0   1       0   2
Park p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Powell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kolb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   7  14   7       7   5      27  10

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

BATTING - 
2B: Mench (17,off Stone); A. Rodriguez (25,off Lidge); Young (24,off Puffer).
HR: Greene (5,7th inning off Puffer 0 on 0 out).
IBB: A. Rodriguez (10,by Robertson); Palmeiro (14,by Lidge).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Sadler (5,2nd base off Puffer/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Robertson L(0-1)              2.2   6   2   2   1   1   0  13
Stone                         1.1   3   2   2   0   1   0   7
Lidge                         2     2   1   1   5   3   0  13
Puffer                        1     3   2   2   0   0   1   6
Cruz                          1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    14   7   7   7   5   1  43

IBB: Robertson (1,A. Rodriguez); Lidge (1,Palmeiro).

Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Park W(7-6)                   6.2   8   1   1   2   7   1  29
R. Rodriguez                  0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Powell                        1     0   1   1   2   2   0   6
Kolb                          1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   2   2   4   9   1  39

WP: Powell (2).
HBP: Powell (1,Bagwell).

Umpires: HP - Andy Fletcher, 1B - Rob Drake, 2B - Matt Hollowell, 3B - Derryl Cousins
Time of Game: 3:19   Attendance: 24468


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Texas Rangers            
1. Vizcaino            ss        Mench               lf
2. Loretta             2b        Young               2b
3. Berkman             cf        A. Rodriguez        ss
4. Bagwell             dh        Palmeiro            dh
5. Merced              lf        Perry               1b
6. Ausmus              c         Everett             rf
7. Blum                3b        Greene              c
8. Lane                rf        Rivera              cf
9. Zinter              1b        Sadler              3b
   Robertson           p         Park                p

ASTROS 1ST: Vizcaino flied to center; Debut game for Jeriome
Robertson; Loretta singled to center; Berkman struck out;
Bagwell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Mench grounded out (second to first); Young was
called out on strikes; A. Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Merced grounded out (second to first); Ausmus lined
to first; Blum singled; Lane struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Palmeiro singled to center; Perry lined into a
double play (pitcher to first) [Palmeiro out at first]; Everett
singled to center; Greene forced Everett (shortstop to second);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Zinter struck out; Vizcaino singled to left; Loretta
forced Vizcaino (second to shortstop); Berkman walked [Loretta
to second]; Bagwell flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros
0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 3RD: On a bunt Rivera singled to third; Sadler singled
to right [Rivera to third]; Mench singled to center [Rivera
scored, Sadler to second]; Young singled to right [Sadler
scored, Mench out at third (right to third), Young to second (on
throw to 3b)]; A. Rodriguez was walked intentionally; Palmeiro
popped to third; STONE REPLACED ROBERTSON (PITCHING); Perry
forced A. Rodriguez (shortstop to second) [Young to third]; 2 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Merced flied to left; Ausmus grounded out (third to
first); Blum walked; Lane struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 4TH: Everett singled to center; Greene lined to center;
Rivera singled to center [Everett to second]; Sadler struck out;
Mench doubled to right [Everett scored, Rivera scored]; Young
grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
0, Rangers 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Zinter lined to center; Vizcaino popped to
shortstop; Loretta grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 4.

RANGERS 5TH: LIDGE REPLACED STONE (PITCHING); A. Rodriguez
struck out; Palmeiro walked; Perry singled to center [Palmeiro
to second]; Everett walked [Palmeiro to third, Perry to second];
Greene flied to left; Rivera struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 0, Rangers 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman singled to left; Bagwell singled to left
[Berkman to second]; Merced singled [Berkman to third, Bagwell
to second]; Ausmus was called out on strikes; Blum grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Merced out at
second]; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 4.

RANGERS 6TH: Sadler flied to right; Mench struck out; Young
walked; A. Rodriguez doubled [Young scored]; Palmeiro was walked
intentionally; Perry walked [A. Rodriguez to third, Palmeiro to
second]; Everett flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 0,
Rangers 5.

ASTROS 7TH: HUNTER BATTED FOR LANE; Hunter was called out on
strikes; Zinter homered; Vizcaino popped to second; Loretta
singled to left; R. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED PARK (PITCHING); Berkman
doubled to left [Loretta out at home (left to shortstop to
catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 5.

RANGERS 7TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MERCED
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); HUNTER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
CF); PUFFER REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING); Greene homered; Rivera
popped to second; Sadler singled to center; Sadler stole second;
Mench grounded out (third to first); Young doubled to left
[Sadler scored]; A. Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first);
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 7.

ASTROS 8TH: POWELL REPLACED R. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Bagwell was
hit by a pitch; Merced walked [Bagwell to second]; Ausmus
grounded out (second to first) [Bagwell to third, Merced to
second]; Powell threw a wild pitch [Bagwell scored, Merced to
third]; Blum struck out; Hunter walked; Hunter advanced to
second because of defensive indifference [Hunter to second];
Zinter struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 7.

RANGERS 8TH: CRUZ REPLACED PUFFER (PITCHING); Palmeiro popped to
third in foul territory; Perry walked; Everett popped to
shortstop; Greene flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Rangers 7.

ASTROS 9TH: KOLB REPLACED POWELL (PITCHING); Vizcaino grounded
out (pitcher to first); Loretta flied to right; Berkman grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers
7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   9   0   10
 Rangers          7  14   0   12


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