Texas Rangers 14, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Sunday, May 20, 2007 (D) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    1  3  0    0  2  0    1  2  5  -  14 18  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  1
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     4   2   1   2       2   0       2   0
Young ss                      6   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Teixeira 1b                   6   2   4   3       0   1       8   1
Diaz rf                       5   2   4   3       0   1       3   0
  Littleton p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Cruz lf                       5   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Kinsler 2b                    4   2   2   0       0   0       1   5
Laird c                       4   2   3   1       1   0       5   0
Vazquez 3b                    3   3   3   5       2   0       3   2
McCarthy p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Benoit p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Metcalf ph                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Mahar rf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41  14  18  14       6   8      27  13

FIELDING - 
E: Kinsler (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Cruz (6,off Williams); Laird (4,off Williams); Vazquez (1,off Moehler).
HR: Teixeira 2 (8,1st inning off Williams 0 on 2 out,9th inning off Moehler
0 on 2 out); Vazquez (2,2nd inning off Williams 1 on 1 out); Diaz 2 (5,5th
inning off Williams 0 on 0 out,7th inning off White 0 on 0 out); Lofton
(4,9th inning off Moehler 1 on 1 out).
SH: Kinsler (5,off Williams); McCarthy (1,off Williams).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lofton (14,2nd base off Williams/Quintero).
CS: Lofton 2 (3,2nd base by Williams/Quintero,3rd base by Williams/Quintero).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Everett ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Loretta ss,2b                 4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Berkman 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       7   1
Lee lf                        3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Lamb 3b                       4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Pence cf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Scott rf                      4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Quintero c                    4   0   1   0       0   1       8   3
Williams p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  White p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Lane ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moehler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   6   1       2   5      27  11

FIELDING - 
E: Lamb (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Loretta (4,off McCarthy); Pence (6,off McCarthy).
3B: Pence (3,off McCarthy).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McCarthy W(4-4)               6     4   1   1   2   2   0  24
Benoit                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Littleton                     2     2   0   0   0   0   0   9
Totals                        9     6   1   1   2   5   0  36


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Williams L(1-6)               4     8   5   5   3   5   3  22
White                         3     3   2   2   1   1   1  12
Miller                        0.2   1   2   2   2   1   0   5
Moehler                       1.1   6   5   5   0   1   2  10
Totals                        9    18  14  14   6   8   6  49

Williams faced 1 batter in the 5th inning

Umpires: HP - Chuck Meriwether, 1B - Alfonso Marquez, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Rick Reed
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 39938


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Lofton              cf        Biggio              2b
2. Young               ss        Loretta             ss
3. Teixeira            1b        Berkman             1b
4. Diaz                rf        Lee                 lf
5. Cruz                lf        Lamb                3b
6. Kinsler             2b        Pence               cf
7. Laird               c         Scott               rf
8. Vazquez             3b        Quintero            c
9. McCarthy            p         Williams            p

RANGERS 1ST: Lofton reached on an error by Lamb; Lofton was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Young struck out;
Teixeira homered; Diaz struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to right; Loretta grounded out (pitcher
to second to first); Berkman walked; Lee flied to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Cruz doubled to left; Kinsler out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Cruz to third]; Laird doubled to left
[Cruz scored]; Vazquez homered [Laird scored]; McCarthy struck
out; Lofton walked; Lofton stole second; Lofton was caught
stealing third (catcher to third); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lamb popped to third; Pence tripled to center; Scott
grounded out (second to first) [Pence scored]; Quintero lined to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 4, Astros 1.

RANGERS 3RD: Young flied to right; Teixeira singled to right;
Diaz singled to center [Teixeira to third]; Cruz was called out
on strikes; Kinsler popped to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Rangers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Williams struck out; Biggio flied to center; Loretta
doubled to left; Berkman popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 4, Astros 1.

RANGERS 4TH: On a bunt Laird singled to third; Vazquez walked
[Laird to second]; McCarthy out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Laird to third, Vazquez to second]; Lofton walked;
Young lined to first; Teixeira struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
 Rangers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee flied to left; Lamb grounded out (first to
pitcher); Pence doubled to left; Scott grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 4, Astros 1.

RANGERS 5TH: Diaz homered; WHITE REPLACED WILLIAMS (PITCHING);
Cruz popped to shortstop; Kinsler singled to right; Laird walked
[Kinsler to second]; Vazquez singled to left [Kinsler scored,
Laird to third]; Vazquez was out trying to advance to second
(catcher to shortstop); McCarthy was called out on strikes; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Quintero singled to center; On a bunt White struck
out; Biggio flied to center; Loretta flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 1.

RANGERS 6TH: Lofton popped to third; Young lined to shortstop;
Teixeira grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman grounded out (second to first); Lee walked;
Lamb forced Lee (second to shortstop); Pence popped to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 1.

RANGERS 7TH: Diaz homered; Cruz grounded out (third to first);
Kinsler grounded out (third to first); Laird grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: BENOIT REPLACED MCCARTHY (PITCHING); Scott struck
out; Quintero struck out; LANE BATTED FOR WHITE; Lane struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 7, Astros 1.

RANGERS 8TH: MILLER REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); Vazquez walked;
METCALF BATTED FOR BENOIT; Metcalf walked [Vazquez to second];
Lofton forced Metcalf (second to shortstop) [Vazquez to third];
Young struck out; Teixeira singled to left [Vazquez scored,
Lofton to second]; MOEHLER REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Diaz
singled to center [Lofton scored, Teixeira to second]; Cruz
lined to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 9, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LITTLETON REPLACED DIAZ (PITCHING); MAHAR REPLACED
METCALF (PLAYING RF); Biggio grounded out (pitcher to first);
Loretta grounded out (second to first); Berkman reached on an
error by Kinsler (assist by Littleton); Lee grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 9, Astros 1.

RANGERS 9TH: EVERETT REPLACED BIGGIO (PLAYING SS); LORETTA
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); Kinsler singled to right; Laird
singled to right [Kinsler to second]; Vazquez doubled to left
[Kinsler scored, Laird scored]; Mahar flied to left; Lofton
homered [Vazquez scored]; Young grounded out (third to first);
Teixeira homered; Littleton struck out; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 14, Astros 1.

ASTROS 9TH: Lamb singled to right; Pence forced Lamb (third to
second); Scott singled to left [Pence to second]; Quintero
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Pence to third, Scott to
second]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR MOEHLER; Palmeiro flied to left; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 14, Astros 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers         14  18   1    8
 Astros           1   6   1    8


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