Texas Rangers 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 72
Played on Saturday, June 25, 2005 (D) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    1  1  4    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   6  8  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  2  0  -   5  6  0
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Dellucci lf                   2   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Mench ph,lf                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
M. Young ss                   5   2   3   3       0   1       2   1
Teixeira 1b                   2   1   0   0       2   2      10   0
Blalock 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   2       0   4
Soriano 2b                    4   0   1   2       0   2       0   2
Matthews rf                   4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Barajas c                     4   1   1   1       0   0       7   0
Nix cf                        4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
C. Young p                    3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Wasdin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hidalgo rf                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   6   8   6       3  12      27   8

FIELDING - 
PB: Barajas (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Soriano (21,off Backe).
HR: M. Young 2 (10,1st inning off Backe 0 on 1 out,3rd inning off Backe 1 on
1 out); Barajas (7,2nd inning off Backe 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Biggio 2b                     4   2   2   2       0   1       0   1
Berkman 1b                    4   1   1   2       0   1       9   1
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   1   1       1   1       0   3
Lane rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burns p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franco p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lamb ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Burke lf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Chavez c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      12   0
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Backe p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Palmeiro ph,rf              3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                       33   5   6   5       2   7      27   9

BATTING - 
HR: Berkman (5,6th inning off C. Young 1 on 2 out); Ensberg (18,6th inning
off C. Young 0 on 2 out); Biggio (9,8th inning off Wasdin 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Taveras (3,by C. Young).
Team LOB: 4.

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
C. Young W(7-4)               7     3   3   3   1   4   2  26
Wasdin                        0.1   2   2   2   0   1   1   3
Cordero SV(18)                1.2   1   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                        9     6   5   5   2   7   3  36

WP: C. Young (2).
HBP: C. Young (3,Taveras).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe L(6-6)                  6     5   6   6   2   7   3  25
Burns                         0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Franco                        0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     8   6   6   3  12   3  38


Umpires: HP - Joe Brinkman, 1B - Derryl Cousins, 2B - Jeff Nelson, 3B - Bill Miller
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 41868


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Dellucci            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. Matthews            rf        Everett             ss
7. Barajas             c         Burke               lf
8. Nix                 cf        Chavez              c
9. C. Young            p         Backe               p

RANGERS 1ST: Dellucci was called out on strikes; M. Young
homered; Teixeira struck out; Blalock was called out on strikes;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: On a bunt Taveras grounded out (third to first);
Biggio flied to center; Berkman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Soriano struck out; Matthews grounded out (pitcher
to first); Barajas homered; Nix grounded out (pitcher to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg was called out on strikes; Lane flied to
right; Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Rangers 2, Astros 0.

RANGERS 3RD: C. Young struck out; Dellucci walked; M. Young
homered [Dellucci scored]; Teixeira walked; Blalock singled to
right [Teixeira to second]; Soriano doubled to left [Teixeira
scored, Blalock scored]; Matthews grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Soriano to third]; Barajas popped to shortstop; 4 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Burke grounded out (pitcher to first); Chavez
grounded out (third to first); Backe flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

RANGERS 4TH: Nix grounded out (pitcher to first); C. Young was
called out on strikes; Dellucci grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Taveras was hit by a pitch; Biggio struck out;
Berkman flied to center; Ensberg popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

RANGERS 5TH: M. Young grounded out (third to first); Teixeira
struck out; Blalock grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Lane popped to shortstop; Everett walked; Burke
popped to first; Barajas allowed a passed ball [Everett to
second]; Chavez flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers
6, Astros 0.

RANGERS 6TH: Soriano grounded out (third to first); Matthews
flied to center; Barajas grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: PALMEIRO BATTED FOR BACKE; Palmeiro struck out;
Taveras grounded out (second to first); Biggio singled to
center; C. Young threw a wild pitch [Biggio to second]; Berkman
homered [Biggio scored]; Ensberg homered; Lane grounded out
(third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 3.

RANGERS 7TH: BURNS REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); PALMEIRO STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Nix singled to left; On a bunt C. Young
struck out; FRANCO REPLACED BURNS (PITCHING); MENCH BATTED FOR
DELLUCCI; Mench lined to shortstop; M. Young singled to center
[Nix to third]; Teixeira walked [M. Young to second]; Blalock
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: MENCH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Everett flied to
right; Burke grounded out (third to first); Chavez flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 3.

RANGERS 8TH: QUALLS REPLACED FRANCO (PITCHING); Soriano struck
out; Matthews grounded out (first to pitcher); Barajas flied to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: WASDIN REPLACED C. YOUNG (PITCHING); Palmeiro was
called out on strikes; Taveras singled to right; Biggio homered
[Taveras scored]; CORDERO REPLACED MATTHEWS (PITCHING); HIDALGO
REPLACED WASDIN (PLAYING RF); Berkman grounded out (second to
first); Ensberg walked; LAMB BATTED FOR QUALLS; Lamb singled to
right [Ensberg to second]; Everett struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 5.

RANGERS 9TH: WHEELER REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); Nix singled to
left; Hidalgo was called out on strikes; Mench flied to center;
M. Young struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Burke struck out; VIZCAINO BATTED FOR CHAVEZ;
Vizcaino flied to center; Palmeiro lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          6   8   0    5
 Astros           5   6   0    4


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