Texas Rangers 18, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 81
Played on Sunday, July 4, 2004 (D) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    0  1  2    3  0  6    0  2  4  -  18 16  1
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  1    1  0  0  -   3  8  3
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
E. Young lf,ss                5   3   2   0       1   0       2   1
M. Young ss                   4   1   2   1       1   1       0   1
  Dellucci ph                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Soriano 2b                    5   3   2   2       1   1       2   1
Perry 3b                      2   2   1   0       1   0       2   1
  Blalock ph,3b               2   2   1   4       1   1       0   0
Teixeira 1b                   5   3   3   6       1   1       6   1
Mench rf,lf                   6   2   4   4       0   1       5   0
Barajas c                     5   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Matthews cf,rf                4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Benoit p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Mahay ph,p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Conti ph,cf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       43  18  16  17       8   9      27   6

FIELDING - 
E: Perry (1).

BATTING - 
2B: E. Young (8,off Pettitte); Teixeira (16,off Pettitte).
HR: Soriano (14,4th inning off Pettitte 1 on 2 out); Blalock (22,6th inning
off Redding 3 on 2 out); Mench 2 (11,6th inning off Redding 1 on 2 out,8th
inning off Gallo 0 on 1 out); Teixeira 2 (15,8th inning off Gallo 0 on
1 out,9th inning off Harville 3 on 2 out).
GDP: Soriano (4,off Pettitte).
IBB: Matthews (1,by Pettitte); Soriano (3,by Redding).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: E. Young (8,2nd base off Pettitte/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio lf                     5   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Vizcaino 2b,ss                5   1   3   1       0   1       1   5
Beltran cf                    2   0   0   0       2   1       2   0
Berkman rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Bagwell 1b                    3   0   1   1       0   1       7   0
  Lane 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
  Bullinger p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Pettitte p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Redding p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke 2b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       36   3   8   3       2   6      27  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Everett-Vizcaino-Bagwell, Ensberg-Lane.
E: Lane (1), Ensberg (7), Pettitte (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (26,off Mahay).
HR: Ensberg (3,5th inning off Benoit 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Benoit W(3-3)                 6     5   2   2   1   5   1  25
Mahay                         2     2   1   1   1   0   0   9
Cordero                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   6   1  38


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte L(4-2)               5     8   6   6   3   4   1  25
Redding                       1     3   6   6   3   2   2   9
Bullinger                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Gallo                         1     2   2   2   0   1   2   5
Harville                      1     2   4   4   2   1   1   7
Totals                        9    16  18  18   8   9   6  51

WP: Pettitte (3).
IBB: Pettitte (2,Matthews); Redding (1,Soriano).

Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Tim McClelland, 3B - Tony Randazzo
Time of Game: 3:11   Attendance: 41147


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. E. Young            lf        Biggio              lf
2. M. Young            ss        Vizcaino            2b
3. Soriano             2b        Beltran             cf
4. Perry               3b        Berkman             rf
5. Teixeira            1b        Bagwell             1b
6. Mench               rf        Ensberg             3b
7. Barajas             c         Everett             ss
8. Matthews            cf        Ausmus              c
9. Benoit              p         Pettitte            p

RANGERS 1ST: E. Young flied to right; M. Young walked; Soriano
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [M.
Young out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

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

RANGERS 2ND: Perry singled to right; Teixeira struck out; Mench
singled to left [Perry to second]; Barajas flied to right [Perry
to third]; Pettitte threw a wild pitch [Perry scored, Mench to
second]; Matthews was walked intentionally; Benoit struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Bagwell struck out; Ensberg popped to first; Everett
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

RANGERS 3RD: E. Young doubled to left; M. Young struck out;
Soriano flied to center; Perry walked; Teixeira doubled to left
[E. Young scored, Perry to third]; Mench singled to shortstop
[Perry scored, Teixeira to third]; Barajas grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus flied to center; Pettitte flied to left;
Biggio struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 0.

RANGERS 4TH: Matthews grounded out (shortstop to first); Benoit
struck out; E. Young singled to right; E. Young stole second; M.
Young singled to center [E. Young scored]; M. Young was picked
off first but was safe on an error by Pettitte [M. Young to
second]; Soriano homered [M. Young scored]; Perry grounded out
(second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Vizcaino was called out on strikes; Beltran popped
to third; Berkman singled to center; Bagwell flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

RANGERS 5TH: Teixeira grounded out (second to first); Mench
grounded out (shortstop to first); Barajas grounded out (pitcher
to shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ensberg homered; Everett popped to third; Ausmus
reached on an error by Perry; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR PETTITTE;
Palmeiro flied to right; Biggio grounded out (third to first); 1
R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 1.

RANGERS 6TH: REDDING REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Matthews
singled to shortstop; Benoit was called out on strikes; E. Young
walked [Matthews to second]; M. Young flied to center [Matthews
to third, E. Young to second]; Soriano was walked intentionally;
BLALOCK BATTED FOR PERRY; Blalock homered [Matthews scored, E.
Young scored, Soriano scored]; Teixeira walked; Mench homered
[Teixeira scored]; Barajas struck out; 6 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 12, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: BLALOCK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Vizcaino
singled to center; Beltran walked [Vizcaino to second]; Berkman
flied to center [Vizcaino to third]; Bagwell singled to center
[Vizcaino scored, Beltran to third]; Ensberg was called out on
strikes; Everett forced Bagwell (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 12, Astros 2.

RANGERS 7TH: VIZCAINO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); LANE
REPLACED BAGWELL (PLAYING 1B); BULLINGER REPLACED EVERETT
(PITCHING); BURKE REPLACED REDDING (PLAYING 2B); Matthews
grounded out (shortstop to first); Debut game for Chris
Burke; MAHAY BATTED FOR BENOIT; Mahay grounded out (first to
pitcher); E. Young reached on an error by Ensberg; M. Young
singled to center [E. Young to second]; Soriano struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 12, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: MAHAY STAYED IN GAME (PITCHING); Ausmus flied to
right; Burke popped to first; Biggio doubled to center; Vizcaino
singled to center [Biggio scored]; Beltran walked [Vizcaino to
second]; Berkman flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers
12, Astros 3.

RANGERS 8TH: GALLO REPLACED BULLINGER (PITCHING); Blalock struck
out; Teixeira homered; Mench homered; Barajas popped to first;
Matthews grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 14, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Lane grounded out (pitcher to first); Ensberg flied
to right; LAMB BATTED FOR GALLO; Lamb lined to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 14, Astros 3.

RANGERS 9TH: HARVILLE REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); CONTI BATTED FOR
MAHAY; Conti reached on an error by Lane (assist by Burke); E.
Young lined into a double play to third [Conti out at first
(third to first)]; DELLUCCI BATTED FOR M. YOUNG; Dellucci
walked; Soriano singled to center [Dellucci to third]; Blalock
walked [Soriano to second]; Teixeira homered [Dellucci scored,
Soriano scored, Blalock scored]; Mench struck out; 4 R, 2 H, 1
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 18, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: E. YOUNG CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); CORDERO
REPLACED DELLUCCI (PITCHING); MENCH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
LF); MATTHEWS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); CONTI STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); Ausmus struck out; Burke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Biggio singled to right; Vizcaino grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 18,
Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers         18  16   1    6
 Astros           3   8   3    8


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