Texas Rangers 16, Houston Astros 8
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Friday, May 16, 2008 (N) at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

HOU N    0  2  0    0  5  1    0  0  0  -   8 12  5
TEX A    3  0  1    4  0  0    2  6  x  -  16 17  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pence rf                      4   1   1   1       1   1       3   0
Matsui 2b                     5   0   2   1       0   0       0   3
Tejada ss                     5   1   1   1       0   3       1   3
Berkman dh                    4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Lee lf                        4   1   2   1       0   0       3   0
Erstad 1b                     4   1   2   2       0   0      12   1
Wigginton 3b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Bourn cf                      4   2   1   1       0   0       1   0
Towles c                      4   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Chacon p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Villarreal p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  12   8       1   4      24   9

FIELDING - 
E: Matsui (8), Tejada (5), Wigginton (3), Bourn (3), Towles (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Matsui (9,off Ponson); Lee (13,off Ponson); Erstad 2 (8,off Ponson 2);
Tejada (12,off Ponson).
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (18,2nd base off Francisco/Saltalamacchia).

Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kinsler 2b                    3   3   1   1       3   0       1   2
Young ss                      6   3   2   3       0   0       0   5
Hamilton cf                   5   4   5   5       1   0       1   0
Bradley dh                    5   0   2   0       1   1       0   0
Murphy rf                     6   2   3   3       0   0       1   0
Boggs lf                      5   0   1   2       1   0       5   1
Catalanotto 1b                3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Shelton ph,1b               2   1   1   1       0   0       4   2
Saltalamacchia c              5   2   1   1       0   2       5   0
Vazquez 3b                    4   1   1   0       1   0       0   4
Ponson p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Francisco p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Benoit p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mathis p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       44  16  17  16       7   3      27  15

FIELDING - 
E: Ponson (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Boggs (4,off Chacon).
3B: Hamilton (3,off Wright); Kinsler (1,off Villarreal).
HR: Hamilton 2 (10,3rd inning off Chacon 0 on 0 out,4th inning off Chacon 2
on 1 out); Saltalamacchia (1,4th inning off Chacon 0 on 0 out); Murphy
(5,8th inning off Villarreal 0 on 0 out); Shelton (2,8th inning off Villarreal
0 on 1 out); Young (4,8th inning off Villarreal 1 on 2 out).
IBB: Bradley (6,by Wright).
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Kinsler (12,2nd base off Wright/Towles).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Chacon                        3.1   6   8   5   4   0   3  21
Borkowski                     2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8
Wright L(3-1)                 1.1   3   2   2   2   1   0  10
Brocail                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Villarreal                    1     6   6   2   1   0   3  11
Totals                        8    17  16   9   7   3   6  51

IBB: Wright (2,Bradley).

Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ponson                        5     9   7   3   0   2   0  24
Francisco                     1     3   1   1   1   1   0   7
Wright W(2-1)                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Benoit                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Mathis                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    12   8   4   1   4   0  39

Francisco faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: Ponson (2).

Umpires: HP - Angel Campos, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Marty Foster
Ejections: HOU Manager Cecil Cooper by Angel Hernandez [Call at HP]
Time of Game: 3:16   Attendance: 32117


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Texas Rangers            
1. Pence               rf        Kinsler             2b
2. Matsui              2b        Young               ss
3. Tejada              ss        Hamilton            cf
4. Berkman             dh        Bradley             dh
5. Lee                 lf        Murphy              rf
6. Erstad              1b        Boggs               lf
7. Wigginton           3b        Catalanotto         1b
8. Bourn               cf        Saltalamacchia      c
9. Towles              c         Vazquez             3b
   Chacon              p         Ponson              p

ASTROS 1ST: Pence grounded out (third to first); Matsui doubled
to center; Tejada struck out; Berkman flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 0.

RANGERS 1ST: Kinsler flied to left; Young reached on an error by
Matsui; Hamilton singled to left [Young to second]; Bradley
lined to left; Murphy singled to center [Young scored
(unearned), Hamilton to second]; Boggs doubled to center
[Hamilton scored (unearned), Murphy scored (unearned)];
Catalanotto grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R (0 ER), 3 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rangers 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee doubled to left; Erstad doubled to right [Lee
scored]; Wigginton grounded out (second to first) [Erstad to
third]; Bourn grounded out (shortstop to first) [Erstad scored];
Towles grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 2, Rangers 3.

RANGERS 2ND: Saltalamacchia popped to first; Vazquez grounded
out (second to first); Kinsler walked; Young grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Matsui
flied to left; Tejada struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
2, Rangers 3.

RANGERS 3RD: Hamilton homered; Bradley lined to center; Murphy
grounded out (shortstop to first); Boggs walked; Catalanotto
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros
2, Rangers 4.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman flied to left; Lee grounded out (third to
first); Erstad flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 2,
Rangers 4.

RANGERS 4TH: Saltalamacchia homered; Vazquez walked; Kinsler
walked [Vazquez to second]; Young lined to right; Hamilton
homered [Vazquez scored, Kinsler scored]; BORKOWSKI REPLACED
CHACON (PITCHING); Bradley singled to third; Murphy popped to
shortstop; Boggs grounded out (first unassisted); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 2, Rangers 8.

ASTROS 5TH: Wigginton singled to center; Bourn reached on an
error by Ponson [Wigginton to second]; Ponson threw a wild pitch
[Wigginton to third, Bourn to second]; Towles grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Wigginton scored, Bourn to third]; Pence
singled to third [Bourn scored (unearned)]; Matsui grounded out
(second to first) [Pence to second]; Tejada doubled to right
[Pence scored (unearned)]; Berkman singled to pitcher [Tejada to
third]; Lee singled to right [Tejada scored (unearned), Berkman
to second]; Erstad doubled to left [Berkman scored (unearned),
Lee out at home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 5 R (1 ER), 6
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7, Rangers 8.

RANGERS 5TH: Catalanotto grounded out (pitcher to first);
Saltalamacchia struck out; Vazquez singled to shortstop; Kinsler
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 7,
Rangers 8.

ASTROS 6TH: FRANCISCO REPLACED PONSON (PITCHING); Wigginton
popped to second; Bourn singled to center; Towles flied to left;
Bourn stole second; Pence walked; Matsui singled to center
[Bourn scored, Pence to third]; Tejada struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Rangers 8.

RANGERS 6TH: Young flied to left; WRIGHT REPLACED BORKOWSKI
(PITCHING); Hamilton singled to third [Hamilton to second (error
by Wigginton)]; Bradley was walked intentionally; Murphy reached
on a fielder's choice [Bradley to second (error by Tejada;
assist by Erstad), Hamilton to third]; Boggs forced Hamilton
(catcher unassisted) [Bradley to third, Murphy to second];
SHELTON BATTED FOR CATALANOTTO; Shelton flied to right; 0 R, 1
H, 2 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 8, Rangers 8.

ASTROS 7TH: SHELTON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Berkman singled
to right; WRIGHT REPLACED FRANCISCO (PITCHING); Lee flied to
right; Berkman was picked off first (pitcher to first); Erstad
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Rangers 8.

RANGERS 7TH: Saltalamacchia struck out; Vazquez grounded out
(second to first); Kinsler walked; Kinsler stole second; Young
singled to right [Kinsler scored, Young to second (on throw to
home)]; Astros Manager Cecil Cooper argued the call at the
plate with HP umpire Angel Campos; acting crew chief Angel
Hernandez joined the discussion; Hernandez asked Cooper if he
wanted to leave and Cooper told him he had to do something
because he was not leaving; Hernandez then ejected Cooper;
Hamilton tripled to right [Young scored]; BROCAIL REPLACED
WRIGHT (PITCHING); Bradley struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 8, Rangers 10.

ASTROS 8TH: BENOIT REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Wigginton
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bourn grounded out (first
unassisted); Towles flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros
8, Rangers 10.

RANGERS 8TH: VILLARREAL REPLACED BROCAIL (PITCHING); Murphy
homered; Boggs flied to right; Shelton homered; Saltalamacchia
reached on an error by Towles; Vazquez grounded out (second to
first) [Saltalamacchia to second]; Kinsler tripled to left
[Saltalamacchia scored (unearned)]; Young homered (unearned)
[Kinsler scored (unearned)]; Hamilton walked; Bradley singled to
center [Hamilton to second]; Murphy singled to center [Hamilton
scored (unearned), Bradley to third (error by Bourn), Murphy to
second]; Boggs grounded out (first unassisted); 6 R (2 ER), 6 H,
2 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 8, Rangers 16.

ASTROS 9TH: MATHIS REPLACED BENOIT (PITCHING); Pence was called
out on strikes; Matsui grounded out (first to pitcher); Tejada
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 8,
Rangers 16.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           8  12   5    4
 Rangers         16  17   1   11


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