Houston Astros 4, Texas Rangers 3
Regular Season Game 77
Played on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   3  7  0
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   4  8  0
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kinsler 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Catalanotto 1b                3   0   1   0       1   0       6   0
Young ss                      2   0   1   1       2   0       2   2
Hamilton cf                   2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Boggs lf                    2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Byrd rf,cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Murphy lf,rf                  4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Saltalamacchia c              2   1   0   0       2   1       1   1
Vazquez 3b                    4   1   1   2       0   1       1   4
Hurley p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Bradley ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Francisco p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Benoit p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rupe p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shelton ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       5   8      24   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Young-Kinsler.

BATTING - 
2B: Kinsler (23,off Moehler); Murphy (22,off Moehler).
HR: Vazquez (5,9th inning off Valverde 1 on 1 out).
GDP: Hamilton (5,off Moehler); Young (8,off Moehler).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Young (5,3rd base off Valverde/Quintero); Boggs (2,2nd base off Valverde/Quintero).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
Loretta 2b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tejada ss                     3   1   0   0       1   0       3   2
Berkman 1b                    3   2   2   2       1   0       6   3
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Abercrombie pr,lf           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Wigginton 3b                  3   1   2   1       1   0       0   1
Quintero c                    4   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
Moehler p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Newhan 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   8   4       5   1      27   8

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

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (24,off Hurley); Quintero (2,off Hurley); Loretta (8,off Hurley);
Lee (21,off Benoit).
HR: Berkman (21,8th inning off Benoit 1 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bourn (7,2nd base by Hurley/Saltalamacchia).

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hurley L(0-1)                 6     6   2   2   3   1   0  26
Francisco                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Benoit                        0.1   2   2   2   2   0   1   5
Rupe                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8     8   4   4   5   1   1  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler W(4-3)                6.1   5   1   1   2   5   0  24
Wright                        0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Brocail                       0.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Valverde SV(19)               1.1   1   2   2   1   3   1   6
Totals                        9     7   3   3   5   8   1  37


Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Bruce Dreckman, 2B - James Hoye, 3B - Brian Gorman
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 40052


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Kinsler             2b        Bourn               cf
2. Catalanotto         1b        Loretta             2b
3. Young               ss        Tejada              ss
4. Hamilton            cf        Berkman             1b
5. Byrd                rf        Lee                 lf
6. Murphy              lf        Pence               rf
7. Saltalamacchia      c         Wigginton           3b
8. Vazquez             3b        Quintero            c
9. Hurley              p         Moehler             p

RANGERS 1ST: Kinsler doubled to left; Catalanotto flied to
center [Kinsler to third]; Young singled to right [Kinsler
scored]; Hamilton grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to first) [Young out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn flied to right; Loretta flied to right; Tejada
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Byrd flied to center; Murphy grounded out (first to
pitcher); Saltalamacchia was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Berkman doubled to center; Lee flied to center;
Pence grounded out (third to first); Wigginton singled to left
[Berkman scored, Wigginton to second (on throw)]; Quintero
doubled to left [Wigginton scored]; Moehler grounded out (third
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 3RD: Vazquez flied to left; Hurley struck out; Kinsler
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn walked; Bourn was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Loretta doubled to right; Tejada flied
to center; Berkman flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 4TH: Catalanotto walked; Young grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Catalanotto out at second]; Hamilton
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Lee flied to left; Pence grounded out (shortstop to
first); Wigginton singled to right; Quintero forced Wigginton
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 5TH: Byrd grounded out (third to first); Murphy was
called out on strikes; Saltalamacchia grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: BOGGS REPLACED HAMILTON (PLAYING LF); BYRD CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); MURPHY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Moehler was called out on strikes; Rangers center fielder
Josh Hamilton left the game due to an injured knee; Bourn
flied to center; Loretta walked; Tejada popped to first; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 6TH: Vazquez struck out; Hurley singled to shortstop;
Kinsler flied to center; Catalanotto singled to pitcher [Hurley
to second]; Young walked [Hurley to third, Catalanotto to
second]; Boggs flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers
1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Berkman walked; Lee lined to third; Pence singled to
left [Berkman to second]; Wigginton flied to center; Quintero
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 7TH: Byrd grounded out (second to first); Murphy doubled
to center; WRIGHT REPLACED MOEHLER (PITCHING); Saltalamacchia
walked; Vazquez forced Saltalamacchia (first to shortstop)
[Murphy to third]; BRADLEY BATTED FOR HURLEY; Bradley flied to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: FRANCISCO REPLACED BRADLEY (PITCHING); ERSTAD BATTED
FOR WRIGHT; Erstad grounded out (second to first); On a bunt
Bourn grounded out (third to first); Loretta flied to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 8TH: BROCAIL REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Kinsler flied
to left; Catalanotto grounded out (first unassisted); Young
walked; Boggs singled to center [Young to second]; VALVERDE
REPLACED LORETTA (PITCHING); NEWHAN REPLACED BROCAIL (PLAYING
2B); Young stole third and Boggs stole second; Byrd struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: BENOIT REPLACED FRANCISCO (PITCHING); Tejada walked;
Berkman homered [Tejada scored]; Lee doubled to center;
ABERCROMBIE RAN FOR LEE; Pence flied to right; Wigginton walked;
RUPE REPLACED BENOIT (PITCHING); Quintero lined into a double
play to shortstop [Abercrombie out at second (shortstop to
second)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 4.

RANGERS 9TH: ABERCROMBIE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Murphy
flied to right; Saltalamacchia walked; Vazquez homered
[Saltalamacchia scored]; SHELTON BATTED FOR RUPE; Shelton struck
out; Kinsler struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3,
Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          3   7   0    7
 Astros           4   8   0    7


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