Houston Astros 3, Tampa Bay Rays 2
Regular Season Game 76
Played on Sunday, June 22, 2008 (D) at Tropicana Field

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  2    0  0  0  -   3  6  0
TB  A    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Matsui 2b                     3   0   2   0       0   0       0   2
  Loretta 2b                  1   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Tejada ss                     2   1   0   0       2   0       1   3
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2       7   1
Lee dh                        4   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   1   1   1       0   2       2   1
Wigginton 3b                  2   0   0   0       2   1       1   0
Abercrombie lf                3   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
  Blum ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Erstad lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Quintero c                    4   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
Backe p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       4  12      27  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Matsui-Tejada-Berkman, Tejada-Loretta-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Matsui (13,off Kazmir).
HR: Pence (10,5th inning off Kazmir 0 on 0 out); Lee (17,6th inning off Kazmir
1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 7.

Tampa Bay Rays               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Iwamura 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Crawford lf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Aybar 1b                      2   0   0   0       2   0       6   0
Hinske rf                     2   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Ruggiano ph,cf              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Longoria 3b                   3   1   1   2       1   1       0   0
Floyd dh                      4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Navarro c                     4   0   1   0       0   0      12   0
Gross cf,rf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Bartlett ss                   1   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
  Upton ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Kazmir p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Balfour p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   2   6   2       6   7      27   4

FIELDING - 
E: Kazmir (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Navarro (12,off Backe).
HR: Longoria (12,2nd inning off Backe 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Bartlett (4,by Backe).
GDP: Navarro (7,off Backe); Ruggiano (2,off Sampson).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bartlett (16,3rd base off Wright/Quintero); Iwamura (5,2nd base off Wright/Quintero).
CS: Crawford (6,3rd base by Backe/Quintero).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Backe W(5-8)                  6.2   6   2   2   4   5   1  28
Wright                        0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Sampson                       0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Brocail                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Valverde SV(18)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   2   2   6   7   1  36

Wright faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Backe (2,Bartlett).

Tampa Bay Rays               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kazmir L(6-3)                 5.2   4   3   3   2   7   2  23
Balfour                       2     1   0   0   1   4   0   8
Wheeler                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Miller                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     6   3   3   4  12   2  37


Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Bob Davidson, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Andy Fletcher
Time of Game: 3:14   Attendance: 19778


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Tampa Bay Rays           
1. Bourn               cf        Iwamura             2b
2. Matsui              2b        Crawford            lf
3. Tejada              ss        Aybar               1b
4. Berkman             1b        Hinske              rf
5. Lee                 dh        Longoria            3b
6. Pence               rf        Floyd               dh
7. Wigginton           3b        Navarro             c
8. Abercrombie         lf        Gross               cf
9. Quintero            c         Bartlett            ss
   Backe               p         Kazmir              p

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn was called out on strikes; Matsui doubled to
second; Matsui was picked off second but was safe on an error by
Kazmir [Matsui to third]; Tejada popped to first; Berkman struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rays 0.

RAYS 1ST: Iwamura flied to center; Crawford flied to left; Aybar
popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rays 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Lee popped to shortstop; Pence struck out; Wigginton
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rays 0.

RAYS 2ND: Hinske walked; Longoria homered [Hinske scored]; Floyd
singled to shortstop; Navarro grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Floyd out at second]; Gross
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rays 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Abercrombie struck out; Quintero flied to left;
Bourn popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Rays 2.

RAYS 3RD: Bartlett was hit by a pitch; Iwamura flied to center;
Crawford singled to center [Bartlett to second]; Aybar grounded
out (second to first) [Bartlett to third, Crawford to second];
Hinske struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0, Rays 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Matsui singled to left; Tejada flied to center;
Berkman forced Matsui (shortstop to second); Lee grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0, Rays 2.

RAYS 4TH: Longoria grounded out (shortstop to first); Floyd
struck out; Navarro doubled to right; Gross singled to right
[Navarro out at home (right to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 0, Rays 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Pence homered; Wigginton walked; Abercrombie struck
out; Quintero lined to left; Bourn was called out on strikes; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Rays 2.

RAYS 5TH: Bartlett popped to first; Iwamura popped to first;
Crawford walked; Aybar walked [Crawford to second]; Crawford was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 1, Rays 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Matsui grounded out (shortstop to first); Tejada
walked; Berkman popped to first; Lee homered [Tejada scored];
BALFOUR REPLACED KAZMIR (PITCHING); Pence was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

RAYS 6TH: LORETTA REPLACED MATSUI (PLAYING 2B); Hinske lined to
right; Astros second baseman Kazuo Matsui left the game due
to an injured leg; Longoria struck out; Floyd struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

ASTROS 7TH: Wigginton grounded out (second to first);
Abercrombie struck out; Quintero flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

RAYS 7TH: Navarro grounded out (first to pitcher); Gross flied
to center; Bartlett walked; Iwamura singled to center [Bartlett
to second]; WRIGHT REPLACED BACKE (PITCHING); Bartlett stole
third and Iwamura stole second; Crawford struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

ASTROS 8TH: Bourn struck out; Loretta singled to right; Tejada
walked [Loretta to second]; Berkman was called out on strikes;
WHEELER REPLACED BALFOUR (PITCHING); Lee popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

RAYS 8TH: Aybar walked; RUGGIANO BATTED FOR HINSKE; SAMPSON
REPLACED WRIGHT (PITCHING); Ruggiano grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Aybar out at second]; Longoria
walked; BROCAIL REPLACED SAMPSON (PITCHING); Floyd flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

ASTROS 9TH: RUGGIANO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); GROSS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Pence grounded out (first unassisted);
Wigginton walked; BLUM BATTED FOR ABERCROMBIE; Blum struck out;
Quintero singled to left [Wigginton to second]; MILLER REPLACED
WHEELER (PITCHING); Bourn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

RAYS 9TH: ERSTAD REPLACED BLUM (PLAYING LF); VALVERDE REPLACED
BROCAIL (PITCHING); Navarro grounded out (second to first);
Gross flied to center; UPTON BATTED FOR BARTLETT; Upton struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Rays 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3   6   0    7
 Rays             2   6   1    7


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