Texas Rangers 3, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 78
Played on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    1  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  2
HOU N    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  0
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kinsler 2b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       3   3
Vazquez 3b                    3   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Young ss                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   9
Murphy rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Byrd cf                       4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Catalanotto 1b                4   1   2   0       0   1      11   1
M. Ramirez c                  4   1   2   2       0   1       5   0
Boggs lf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Feldman p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Duran ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mendoza p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Guardado p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       0   7      27  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Kinsler-Catalanotto, Catalanotto-Young.
E: Vazquez (8), Mendoza (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Boggs (10,off Oswalt).
3B: Kinsler (3,off Oswalt).
HR: M. Ramirez (1,4th inning off Oswalt 1 on 2 out).
SH: Mendoza (1,off Oswalt).
SF: Vazquez (3,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Catalanotto (1,2nd base by Sampson/Ausmus).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   1   2   2       1   1       3   0
Loretta 2b                    5   0   0   0       0   0       3   4
Tejada ss                     5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Berkman 1b                    4   0   2   0       0   1       6   2
Lee lf                        3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
  Abercrombie pr,lf           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Wigginton 3b                  3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   1
Oswalt p                      2   1   2   0       0   0       3   2
  Erstad ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Sampson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blum ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       36   2  10   2       3   5      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ausmus-Loretta.

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman 2 (26,off Feldman,off Mendoza); Lee (22,off Guardado); Wigginton
(11,off Wilson).
HR: Bourn (4,2nd inning off Feldman 1 on 2 out).
IBB: Lee (3,by Feldman).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (29,3rd base off Feldman/M. Ramirez); Tejada (6,2nd base off Feldman/M.
Ramirez).

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Feldman                       4     6   2   2   2   2   1  19
Mendoza W(1-2)                3     2   0   0   0   2   0  11
Guardado                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Wilson SV(16)                 1     1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    10   2   2   3   5   1  39

IBB: Feldman (1,Lee).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt L(6-8)                 7     7   3   3   0   5   1  29
Sampson                       2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     8   3   3   0   7   1  35


Umpires: HP - Bruce Dreckman, 1B - James Hoye, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 32567


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Kinsler             2b        Bourn               cf
2. Vazquez             3b        Loretta             2b
3. Young               ss        Tejada              ss
4. Murphy              rf        Berkman             1b
5. Byrd                cf        Lee                 lf
6. Catalanotto         1b        Pence               rf
7. M. Ramirez          c         Wigginton           3b
8. Boggs               lf        Ausmus              c
9. Feldman             p         Oswalt              p

RANGERS 1ST: Kinsler tripled to center; Vazquez out on a
sacrifice fly to right [Kinsler scored]; Young grounded out
(pitcher to first); Murphy flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn singled to shortstop; Loretta flied to right;
Tejada singled to right [Bourn to second]; Berkman struck out
while Bourn stole third and Tejada stole second; Lee was walked
intentionally; Pence forced Lee (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Byrd lined to second; Catalanotto grounded out
(second to first); M. Ramirez singled to center; Boggs flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wigginton walked; Ausmus lined into a double play to
second [Wigginton out at first (second to first)]; Oswalt
singled to center; Bourn homered [Oswalt scored]; Loretta flied
to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 3RD: Feldman grounded out (first to pitcher); Kinsler
singled to center; Vazquez popped to second; Young flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 2.

ASTROS 3RD: Tejada flied to center; Berkman doubled to left; Lee
grounded out (second to first) [Berkman to third]; Pence
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 1, Astros 2.

RANGERS 4TH: Murphy struck out; Byrd struck out; Catalanotto
singled to right; M. Ramirez homered [Catalanotto scored]; Boggs
grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 4TH: Wigginton grounded out (shortstop to first); Ausmus
grounded out (shortstop to first); Oswalt singled to right;
Bourn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

RANGERS 5TH: DURAN BATTED FOR FELDMAN; Duran struck out; On a
bunt Kinsler made an out to catcher; Vazquez grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: MENDOZA REPLACED DURAN (PITCHING); Loretta grounded
out (shortstop to first); Tejada grounded out (shortstop to
first); Berkman doubled to left; Lee struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

RANGERS 6TH: Young singled to right; Murphy flied to left; Byrd
struck out; Catalanotto struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 6TH: Pence grounded out (shortstop to first); Wigginton
flied to center; Ausmus grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

RANGERS 7TH: M. Ramirez flied to center; Boggs doubled to right;
Mendoza reached on a fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Boggs
to third]; Kinsler popped to first; Vazquez grounded out (second
to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 7TH: ERSTAD BATTED FOR OSWALT; Erstad singled to center;
On a bunt Bourn made an out to pitcher; Erstad was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Mendoza [Erstad to second];
Loretta grounded out (second to first) [Erstad to third]; Tejada
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

RANGERS 8TH: SAMPSON REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Young grounded
out (second to first); Murphy grounded out (second to first);
Byrd struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

ASTROS 8TH: GUARDADO REPLACED MENDOZA (PITCHING); Berkman flied
to right; Lee doubled to left; ABERCROMBIE RAN FOR LEE; Pence
lined into a double play to first [Abercrombie out at second
(first to shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros
2.

RANGERS 9TH: ABERCROMBIE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF);
Catalanotto singled to left; M. Ramirez struck out while
Catalanotto was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Boggs flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros
2.

ASTROS 9TH: WILSON REPLACED GUARDADO (PITCHING); Wigginton
doubled to right; Ausmus flied to right; BLUM BATTED FOR
SAMPSON; Blum struck out; Bourn walked; Loretta reached on an
error by Vazquez [Wigginton to third, Bourn to second, Loretta
to first]; Tejada forced Loretta (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          3   8   2    5
 Astros           2  10   0   10


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