Houston Astros 5, Texas Rangers 2
Regular Season Game 71
Played on Friday, June 24, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  7  0
HOU N    0  2  2    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   5 11  0
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mench lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
M. Young ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Teixeira 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       6   1
Blalock 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Soriano 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   3
Hidalgo rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Barajas c                     3   1   2   1       0   0       8   2
Nix cf                        3   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Rodriguez p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McDougall ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Dominguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mahay p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Matthews ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Loe p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   2   7   2       0   6      24  11

BATTING - 
2B: M. Young (14,off Oswalt).
HR: Barajas (6,8th inning off Oswalt 0 on 0 out); Nix (5,8th inning off Oswalt
0 on 0 out).
GDP: Mench (1,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    5   0   2   1       0   1       5   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   3
Berkman 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Lane rf                       4   1   1   2       0   2       3   0
Everett ss                    3   2   1   0       1   0       0   0
Burke lf                      3   1   3   0       0   0       4   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   2   1       2   0       6   0
Oswalt p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5  11   4       3   6      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ensberg-Biggio-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Taveras (6,off Rodriguez).
HR: Lane (11,3rd inning off Rodriguez 1 on 2 out).
SH: Oswalt 2 (5,off Rodriguez 2); Burke (3,off Loe).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Burke (3,2nd base off Dominguez/Barajas); Everett (6,Home off Loe/Barajas);
Vizcaino (1,2nd base off Loe/Barajas).

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez L(2-1)              5     8   4   4   1   2   1  23
Dominguez                     1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Mahay                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Loe                           1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8    11   5   5   3   6   1  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(9-7)                 7.1   6   2   2   0   2   2  27
Qualls                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Lidge SV(18)                  1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9     7   2   2   0   6   2  33


Umpires: HP - Bill Miller, 1B - Joe Brinkman, 2B - Derryl Cousins, 3B - Jeff Nelson
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 36199


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Mench               lf        Taveras             cf
2. M. Young            ss        Biggio              2b
3. Teixeira            1b        Berkman             1b
4. Blalock             3b        Ensberg             3b
5. Soriano             2b        Lane                rf
6. Hidalgo             rf        Everett             ss
7. Barajas             c         Burke               lf
8. Nix                 cf        Ausmus              c
9. Rodriguez           p         Oswalt              p

RANGERS 1ST: Mench flied to right; M. Young singled to center;
Teixeira flied to center; Blalock flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras doubled to center; Biggio grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Taveras to third]; Berkman lined to
shortstop; Ensberg popped to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 0, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Soriano grounded out (third to first); Hidalgo was
called out on strikes; Barajas singled to center; Nix grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lane flied to left; Everett walked; Burke singled to
left [Everett to second]; Ausmus singled to left [Everett
scored, Burke to second]; Oswalt out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Burke to third, Ausmus to second]; Taveras
singled to left [Burke scored, Ausmus out at home (left to
catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 2.

RANGERS 3RD: Rodriguez was called out on strikes; Mench flied to
left; M. Young flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio struck out; Berkman singled to right; Ensberg
flied to right; Lane homered [Berkman scored]; Everett grounded
out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros
4.

RANGERS 4TH: Teixeira flied to left; Blalock grounded out
(pitcher to third to first); Soriano grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Burke singled to shortstop; Ausmus singled to center
[Burke to third]; Oswalt out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Ausmus to second]; Taveras grounded out (second to
first); Biggio grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 5TH: Hidalgo flied to right; Barajas grounded out (third
to first); Nix popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 5TH: Berkman grounded out (second to first); Ensberg
flied to center; Lane was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 6TH: MCDOUGALL BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; McDougall singled
to left; Mench grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [McDougall out at second]; M. Young doubled to center;
Teixeira flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros
4.

ASTROS 6TH: DOMINGUEZ REPLACED MCDOUGALL (PITCHING); Everett
lined to left; Burke singled to left; Burke stole second; Ausmus
walked; On a bunt Oswalt struck out; Taveras struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 7TH: Blalock flied to center; Soriano flied to center;
Hidalgo flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Astros 4.

ASTROS 7TH: MAHAY REPLACED DOMINGUEZ (PITCHING); Biggio struck
out; Berkman singled to center; Ensberg forced Berkman (third to
second); Lane struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Astros 4.

RANGERS 8TH: Barajas homered; Nix homered; MATTHEWS BATTED FOR
MAHAY; Matthews flied to right; QUALLS REPLACED OSWALT
(PITCHING); Mench struck out; M. Young lined to second; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: LOE REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING); Everett singled to
pitcher; Burke out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second)
[Everett to second]; Ausmus walked; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR QUALLS;
Vizcaino forced Ausmus (second to shortstop) [Everett to third];
Everett stole home and Vizcaino stole second; Taveras grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2, Astros 5.

RANGERS 9TH: LIDGE REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING); Teixeira struck
out; Blalock singled to left; Soriano struck out; Blalock
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Blalock to
second]; Hidalgo struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2,
Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          2   7   0    4
 Astros           5  11   0    8


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