Texas Rangers 7, Houston Astros 4
Regular Season Game 41
Played on Friday, May 18, 2007 (N) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    0  0  5    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   7 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  2  0  -   4  6  1
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     4   2   2   1       1   0       1   0
Young ss                      4   1   2   1       1   2       0   3
Teixeira 1b                   4   0   0   0       1   1       8   0
Sosa rf                       5   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
  Gagne p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cruz lf                       4   1   1   2       0   0       2   0
Vazquez 3b                    4   1   3   1       0   1       1   4
Stewart c                     4   0   1   0       0   1      10   2
Kinsler 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Tejeda p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Feldman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Francisco p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Diaz ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mahar rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   7  11   7       3   8      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Feldman-Stewart-Teixeira, Vazquez-Teixeira.

BATTING - 
2B: Sosa (8,off Albers); Young (13,off White).
HR: Cruz (2,3rd inning off Albers 1 on 1 out); Vazquez (1,3rd inning off Albers
0 on 1 out).
SH: Tejeda (1,off Borkowski).
GDP: Teixeira (1,off Borkowski); Stewart (2,off White).
IBB: Teixeira (5,by White).
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lofton (13,2nd base off Albers/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
Lamb 3b                       2   2   1   1       2   1       1   3
Berkman 1b                    3   0   1   0       0   1       8   1
Lee lf                        4   0   0   1       0   1       0   0
Scott rf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Pence cf                      3   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   5
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   1       1   0       8   0
Albers p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borkowski p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Loretta ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   6   3       5   9      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Everett-Berkman, Biggio-Everett-Berkman.
E: Pence (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Pence (5,off Feldman); Biggio (13,off Francisco); Lamb (2,off Francisco).
HBP: Berkman (2,by Tejeda).
GDP: Lee (10,off Feldman).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Berkman (3,2nd base off Tejeda/Stewart).
CS: Pence (2,2nd base by Tejeda/Stewart).

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tejeda W(4-3)                 5     2   1   1   4   6   0  21
Feldman                       1.1   2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Francisco                     1.2   2   2   2   0   0   0   6
Gagne SV(2)                   1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Totals                        9     6   4   4   5   9   0  36

Tejeda faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
WP: Tejeda 2 (5).
BK: Feldman (1).
HBP: Tejeda (4,Berkman).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Albers L(1-3)                 3     6   5   5   2   4   2  17
Borkowski                     4     3   2   1   0   4   0  15
White                         2     2   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9    11   7   6   3   8   2  40

IBB: White (1,Teixeira).

Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Rick Reed, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Alfonso Marquez
Time of Game: 3:02   Attendance: 37634


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Lofton              cf        Biggio              2b
2. Young               ss        Lamb                3b
3. Teixeira            1b        Berkman             1b
4. Sosa                rf        Lee                 lf
5. Cruz                lf        Scott               rf
6. Vazquez             3b        Pence               cf
7. Stewart             c         Everett             ss
8. Kinsler             2b        Ausmus              c
9. Tejeda              p         Albers              p

RANGERS 1ST: Lofton walked; Young struck out; Lofton stole
second; Teixeira grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lofton to
third]; Sosa flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to left; Lamb struck out; Berkman was
hit by a pitch; Berkman stole second; Lee flied to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Cruz grounded out (third to first); Vazquez singled
to left; Stewart was called out on strikes; Kinsler singled to
right [Vazquez to third]; Tejeda struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Scott grounded out (pitcher to first); Pence walked;
Pence was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Everett
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Astros 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Lofton singled to second; Young walked [Lofton to
second]; Teixeira struck out; Sosa doubled to left [Lofton
scored, Young scored]; Cruz homered [Sosa scored]; Vazquez
homered; Stewart flied to center; Kinsler grounded out (third to
first); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus popped to second; WILLIAMS BATTED FOR ALBERS;
Williams struck out; Biggio flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rangers 5, Astros 0.

RANGERS 4TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING); Tejeda was
called out on strikes; Lofton reached on an error by Pence
[Lofton to third]; Young singled to right [Lofton scored
(unearned)]; Teixeira grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Young out at second]; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Lamb walked; Berkman struck out; Tejeda threw a wild
pitch [Lamb to second]; Lee struck out; Scott walked; Pence
forced Scott (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers
6, Astros 0.

RANGERS 5TH: Sosa lined to third; Cruz grounded out (shortstop
to first); Vazquez was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
grounded out (shortstop to first); Borkowski struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 0.

RANGERS 6TH: Stewart singled to second; Kinsler forced Stewart
(third to second); Tejeda out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Kinsler to second]; Lofton singled to left [Kinsler
scored, Lofton to second (on throw)]; Young struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio singled to center; Tejeda threw a wild pitch
[Biggio to second]; Lamb walked; Berkman singled to right
[Biggio to third, Lamb to second]; FELDMAN REPLACED TEJEDA
(PITCHING); Lee grounded into a double play (pitcher to catcher
to first) [Lamb to third, Berkman to second, Biggio out at
home]; Feldman balked [Lamb scored, Berkman to third]; Scott
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 1.

RANGERS 7TH: Teixeira lined to second; Sosa struck out; Cruz
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Pence doubled to center; Everett grounded out (third
to first); Ausmus singled to center [Pence scored]; LORETTA
BATTED FOR BORKOWSKI; FRANCISCO REPLACED FELDMAN (PITCHING);
Loretta lined into a double play to third [Ausmus out at first
(third to first)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 2.

RANGERS 8TH: WHITE REPLACED LORETTA (PITCHING); Vazquez singled
to center; Stewart grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Vazquez out at second]; Kinsler flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Biggio doubled to center; Lamb doubled to center
[Biggio scored]; Berkman grounded out (third to first) [Lamb to
third]; Lee grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lamb scored];
Scott flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros
4.

RANGERS 9TH: DIAZ BATTED FOR FRANCISCO; Diaz flied to center;
Lofton grounded out (second to first); Young doubled to first;
Teixeira was walked intentionally; Sosa flied to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: GAGNE REPLACED SOSA (PITCHING); MAHAR REPLACED DIAZ
(PLAYING RF); Pence struck out; Everett struck out; Ausmus
walked; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR WHITE; Palmeiro flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          7  11   0    6
 Astros           4   6   1    5


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