Houston Astros 12, Texas Rangers 3
Regular Season Game 73
Played on Friday, June 20, 2003 (N) at The Ballpark in Arlington

HOU N    0  0  1    0  3  1    0  0  7  -  12 16  1
TEX A    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  9  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio cf                     5   2   4   1       0   0       2   0
Vizcaino 2b                   5   1   1   2       0   1       4   4
Bagwell 1b                    5   1   1   2       0   0       7   0
Berkman lf                    3   2   1   0       2   0       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    5   1   2   2       0   2       1   0
Merced dh                     5   0   2   2       0   0       0   0
Hunter rf                     4   1   1   0       1   2       4   0
Ausmus c                      4   2   2   0       0   0       7   0
Everett ss                    4   2   2   1       0   0       1   5
Miller p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dotel p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Saarloos p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40  12  16  10       3   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Vizcaino-Bagwell.
E: Vizcaino (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (4,off Thomson); Merced (11,off Santos).
3B: Vizcaino (1,off Thomson).
HR: Everett (3,3rd inning off Thomson 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ensberg (1,Home by Thomson/Diaz).

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Young 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   6
Blalock 3b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Rodriguez ss                  4   1   2   2       0   0       0   1
Palmeiro dh                   3   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Everett rf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Mench lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Teixeira 1b                   4   0   2   1       0   2      12   0
Diaz c                        4   0   1   0       0   1       6   1
Sadler cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Thomson p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Rosman Garcia p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Fultz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Santos p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   3   9   3       1   6      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Teixeira.

BATTING - 
2B: Blalock 2 (17,off Miller 2); Rodriguez (18,off Miller).
HR: Rodriguez (18,8th inning off Dotel 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Diaz (6,off Miller).
Team LOB: 6.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Miller W(5-7)                 6     6   2   2   1   4   0  24
Lidge                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Dotel                         1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Saarloos                      1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     9   3   3   1   6   1  36


Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Thomson L(4-9)                7     7   5   5   2   5   1  28
Rosman Garcia                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Fultz                         0.2   6   6   6   1   0   0   8
Santos                        0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    16  12  12   3   5   1  43

WP: Thomson 2 (2).

Umpires: HP - Ed Montague, 1B - Brian Gorman, 2B - Bruce Dreckman, 3B - Brian Runge
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 37587


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Texas Rangers            
1. Biggio              cf        Young               2b
2. Vizcaino            2b        Blalock             3b
3. Bagwell             1b        Rodriguez           ss
4. Berkman             lf        Palmeiro            dh
5. Ensberg             3b        Everett             rf
6. Merced              dh        Mench               lf
7. Hunter              rf        Teixeira            1b
8. Ausmus              c         Diaz                c
9. Everett             ss        Sadler              cf
   Miller              p         Thomson             p

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

RANGERS 1ST: Young was called out on strikes; Blalock doubled to
right; Rodriguez doubled to center [Blalock scored]; Palmeiro
popped to third; Everett grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg struck out; Merced popped to second; Hunter
walked; Ausmus grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 1.

RANGERS 2ND: Mench grounded out (shortstop to first); Teixeira
struck out; Diaz struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Rangers 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Everett homered; Biggio singled to left; Vizcaino
lined into a double play to first [Biggio out at first (first
unassisted)]; Bagwell flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Rangers 1.

RANGERS 3RD: Sadler flied to right; Young flied to center;
Blalock doubled to center; Rodriguez grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman grounded out (second to first); Ensberg was
called out on strikes; Merced grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 1.

RANGERS 4TH: Palmeiro walked; Everett popped to second; Mench
singled to left [Palmeiro to second]; Teixeira singled to center
[Palmeiro scored, Mench to third]; Diaz grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Teixeira out at second]; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Hunter struck out; Ausmus singled to center; Everett
lined to right; Biggio singled to center [Ausmus to second];
Vizcaino tripled to right [Ausmus scored, Biggio scored];
Thomson threw a wild pitch [Vizcaino scored]; Bagwell flied to
center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 4, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 5TH: Sadler singled to shortstop; Young struck out;
Blalock flied to center; Rodriguez forced Sadler (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4, Rangers 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman walked; Ensberg doubled to center [Berkman
to third]; Thomson threw a wild pitch [Berkman scored, Ensberg
to third]; Merced grounded out (second to first); Ensberg was
caught stealing home (catcher to third to catcher); Hunter
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 6TH: Palmeiro flied to right; Everett grounded out
(second to first); Mench flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Rangers 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Ausmus grounded out (pitcher to first); Everett
flied to center; Biggio flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 5, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 7TH: LIDGE REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Teixeira struck
out; Diaz flied to right; Sadler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 5, Rangers 2.

ASTROS 8TH: ROSMAN GARCIA REPLACED THOMSON (PITCHING); Vizcaino
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bagwell grounded out (second
to first); Berkman singled to left; Ensberg grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Rangers 2.

RANGERS 8TH: DOTEL REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING); Young grounded out
(shortstop to first); Blalock flied to left; Rodriguez homered;
Palmeiro popped to catcher; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5,
Rangers 3.

ASTROS 9TH: FULTZ REPLACED ROSMAN GARCIA (PITCHING); Merced
singled to second; Hunter singled to shortstop [Merced out at
second (second unassisted)]; Ausmus singled to left [Hunter to
second]; Everett singled to shortstop [Hunter to third, Ausmus
to second]; Biggio singled to center [Hunter scored, Ausmus to
third, Everett to second]; Vizcaino lined to left; Bagwell
singled to left [Ausmus scored, Everett scored, Biggio to
second]; Berkman walked [Biggio to third, Bagwell to second];
SANTOS REPLACED FULTZ (PITCHING); Ensberg singled to right
[Biggio scored, Bagwell scored, Berkman to second]; Merced
doubled to right [Berkman scored, Ensberg scored]; Hunter
grounded out (first unassisted); 7 R, 8 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
12, Rangers 3.

RANGERS 9TH: SAARLOOS REPLACED DOTEL (PITCHING); Everett popped
to shortstop; Mench grounded out (shortstop to first); Teixeira
singled to second [Teixeira to second (error by Vizcaino)]; Diaz
singled to right [Teixeira to third]; Sadler popped to second; 0
R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 12, Rangers 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros          12  16   1    4
 Rangers          3   9   0    6


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