Texas Rangers 7, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 74
Played on Saturday, June 23, 2007 (D) at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

HOU N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  4  0
TEX A    0  0  0    0  3  0    0  4  x  -   7 12  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Palmeiro lf                   3   0   1   0       2   0       2   0
Loretta 2b                    4   0   0   0       1   1       3   1
Pence cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Lee dh                        4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lamb 1b                       3   2   1   0       0   2       8   0
Scott rf                      2   0   0   0       2   0       5   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   0   1   1       1   1       0   2
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Bruntlett ss                  3   0   0   0       0   0       0   5
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Oswalt p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   4   2       7   6      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ensberg-Loretta-Lamb.

BATTING - 
2B: Ensberg (7,off Wright).
HBP: Lamb (1,by Wright).
GDP: Pence (5,off Wright).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ensberg (1,2nd base by Otsuka/Laird).

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lofton cf                     3   2   3   0       2   0       3   0
Kinsler 2b                    3   2   1   1       2   1       2   6
Young dh                      4   0   2   4       1   0       0   0
Byrd rf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       2   0
Catalanotto lf                5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Hairston lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Laird c                       4   1   1   1       0   1       6   2
Wilkerson 1b                  3   1   1   0       1   0      11   1
Metcalf 3b                    3   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Vazquez ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Wright p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Francisco p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Otsuka p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gagne p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   7  12   7       6   4      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vazquez-Kinsler-Wilkerson.
E: Byrd (1), Otsuka (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Lofton (11,off Oswalt); Kinsler (12,off Oswalt).
3B: Lofton (2,off Oswalt).
HR: Laird (5,8th inning off White 0 on 0 out).
SH: Metcalf (2,off White).
GDP: Metcalf (3,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 10.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(7-5)                 6.1   8   3   3   4   2   0  30
White                         1     2   2   2   0   0   1   5
Miller                        0.1   0   1   1   1   1   0   2
Qualls                        0.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   4
Totals                        8    12   7   7   6   4   1  41


Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wright W(1-1)                 5.2   3   2   2   6   5   0  26
Francisco                     1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Wilson                        0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Otsuka                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Gagne                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   2   2   7   6   0  38

HBP: Wright (1,Lamb).

Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Angel Campos, 2B - Tim Tschida, 3B - Rob Drake
Time of Game: 3:03   Attendance: 42315


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Texas Rangers            
1. Palmeiro            lf        Lofton              cf
2. Loretta             2b        Kinsler             2b
3. Pence               cf        Young               dh
4. Lee                 dh        Byrd                rf
5. Lamb                1b        Catalanotto         lf
6. Scott               rf        Laird               c
7. Ensberg             3b        Wilkerson           1b
8. Ausmus              c         Metcalf             3b
9. Bruntlett           ss        Vazquez             ss
   Oswalt              p         Wright              p

ASTROS 1ST: Palmeiro walked; Loretta walked [Palmeiro to
second]; Pence grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Palmeiro to third, Loretta out at second]; Lee lined
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Lofton doubled to left; Kinsler was called out on
strikes; Young lined to center [Lofton to third]; Byrd grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers
0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lamb was called out on strikes; Scott walked;
Ensberg was called out on strikes; Ausmus grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Catalanotto singled to right; Laird struck out;
Wilkerson flied to right; Metcalf forced Catalanotto (shortstop
to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bruntlett grounded out (second to first); Palmeiro
grounded out (second to first); Loretta struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Vazquez lined to right; Lofton tripled to center;
Kinsler grounded out (pitcher to first); Young grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Pence popped to second; Lee struck out; Lamb singled
to right; Scott walked [Lamb to second]; Ensberg doubled to left
[Lamb scored, Scott to third]; Ausmus struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 4TH: Byrd grounded out (shortstop to first); Catalanotto
flied to left; Laird flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Rangers 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Bruntlett grounded out (second to first); Palmeiro
walked; Loretta flied to center; Pence lined to first; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 5TH: Wilkerson flied to left; Metcalf singled to right;
Vazquez lined to right; Lofton singled to right [Metcalf to
second]; Kinsler doubled to third [Metcalf scored, Lofton to
third]; Young singled to center [Lofton scored, Kinsler scored];
Byrd singled to pitcher [Young to second]; Catalanotto grounded
out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1,
Rangers 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Lee popped to first; Lamb was hit by a pitch; Scott
grounded out (second to first) [Lamb to second]; Ensberg walked;
Ausmus singled to right [Lamb scored, Ensberg to third (error by
Byrd), Ausmus to second]; FRANCISCO REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING);
Bruntlett lined to center; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2,
Rangers 3.

RANGERS 6TH: Laird flied to right; Wilkerson walked; Metcalf
grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Wilkerson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Rangers 3.

ASTROS 7TH: Palmeiro singled to left; Loretta grounded out
(third to first) [Palmeiro to second]; Pence walked; Lee
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Palmeiro to third, Pence to
second]; WILSON REPLACED FRANCISCO (PITCHING); Lamb struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 3.

RANGERS 7TH: Vazquez grounded out (third to first); Lofton
walked; Kinsler walked [Lofton to second]; Young walked [Lofton
to third, Kinsler to second]; WHITE REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING);
Byrd flied to center; Catalanotto grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 3.

ASTROS 8TH: OTSUKA REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Scott reached on
an error by Otsuka (assist by Wilkerson); On a bunt Ensberg
forced Scott (catcher to shortstop); Ensberg was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Ausmus flied to center; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 3.

RANGERS 8TH: Laird homered; Wilkerson singled to left; Metcalf
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Wilkerson to
second]; MILLER REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Vazquez struck out;
Lofton walked; QUALLS REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); Kinsler walked
[Wilkerson to third, Lofton to second]; Young singled to center
[Wilkerson scored, Lofton scored, Kinsler to second]; Byrd
singled to center [Kinsler scored, Young to second]; Catalanotto
struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 7.

ASTROS 9TH: HAIRSTON REPLACED CATALANOTTO (PLAYING LF); GAGNE
REPLACED OTSUKA (PITCHING); BIGGIO BATTED FOR BRUNTLETT; Biggio
lined to third; Palmeiro grounded out (third to first); Loretta
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   4   0    9
 Rangers          7  12   2   10


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