Texas Rangers 6, Houston Astros 3
Regular Season Game 42
Played on Saturday, May 23, 2009 (D) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    0  0  0    3  1  2    0  0  0  -   6 11  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  0  -   3  6  1
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Vizquel 2b                    5   1   2   0       0   0       4   2
Murphy lf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Hamilton cf                   4   1   1   0       0   0       4   0
Cruz rf                       4   2   2   4       0   1       1   0
Blalock 3b                    4   1   3   1       0   0       0   3
Davis 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   3       8   1
Saltalamacchia c              4   0   1   0       0   2       6   1
Andrus ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   3
Feldman p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  O'Day p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guardado p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrd ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   6  11   5       0   9      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Feldman (1).

BATTING - 
2B: Hamilton (2,off Moehler); Blalock (9,off Moehler); Murphy (5,off Moehler).
HR: Cruz 2 (11,4th inning off Moehler 2 on 1 out,6th inning off Moehler 0 on
0 out); Blalock (11,6th inning off Moehler 0 on 0 out).
SH: Feldman (1,off Moehler).
Team LOB: 4.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Tejada ss                     4   1   2   1       0   0       2   3
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       8   2
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Pence rf                      3   1   2   0       1   0       2   1
Blum 3b                       4   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   0   0       0   2      10   0
Matsui 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   3
Moehler p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Byrdak p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maysonet ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wright p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Fulchino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       3   6      27  10

FIELDING - 
E: Lee (1).

BATTING - 
HR: Tejada (5,1st inning off Feldman 0 on 1 out); Blum (1,7th inning off Feldman
1 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Pence (3,2nd base by Feldman/Saltalamacchia).

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Feldman W(3-0)                6.2   5   3   3   2   5   2  26
O'Day                         0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Guardado                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Wilson SV(3)                  1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   3   3   6   2  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler L(1-3)                5     9   6   6   0   4   3  23
Byrdak                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Wright                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Fulchino                      2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8
Totals                        9    11   6   6   0   9   3  37

Moehler faced 2 batters in the 6th inning

Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Fieldin Culbreth, 2B - Gary Cederstrom, 3B - Jim Wolf
Replay: home run (1st inning, Miguel Tejada at bat, call upheld)
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 36019


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Vizquel             2b        Bourn               cf
2. Murphy              lf        Tejada              ss
3. Hamilton            cf        Berkman             1b
4. Cruz                rf        Lee                 lf
5. Blalock             3b        Pence               rf
6. Davis               1b        Blum                3b
7. Saltalamacchia      c         I. Rodriguez        c
8. Andrus              ss        Matsui              2b
9. Feldman             p         Moehler             p

RANGERS 1ST: Vizquel popped to second; Murphy was called out on
strikes; Hamilton grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (second to first); Tejada
homered; Texas manager Ron Washington argued that a fan
interfered with the ball and it should not be a home run; crew
chief Gary Cederstrom watched the replay and upheld the
call; Berkman grounded out (first to pitcher); Lee popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

RANGERS 2ND: Cruz flied to left; Blalock grounded out (second to
first); Davis was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence walked; Pence was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Blum popped to first; I. Rodriguez
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0,
Astros 1.

RANGERS 3RD: Saltalamacchia popped to shortstop; Andrus grounded
out (shortstop to first); Feldman grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Matsui flied to center; Moehler grounded out (first
unassisted); Bourn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 1.

RANGERS 4TH: Vizquel singled to center; Murphy lined to right;
Hamilton doubled to left [Vizquel to third]; Cruz homered
[Vizquel scored, Hamilton scored]; Blalock doubled to right;
Davis was called out on strikes; Saltalamacchia struck out; 3 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Tejada popped to second; Berkman struck out; Lee
singled to left; Pence flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 3, Astros 1.

RANGERS 5TH: Andrus singled to shortstop; Feldman out on a
sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Andrus to second]; Vizquel
singled to left [Andrus scored (error by Lee) (no RBI)]; Murphy
doubled to right [Vizquel out at home (right to second to
catcher), Murphy to third (on throw)]; Hamilton grounded out
(first unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 4, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Blum popped to second; I. Rodriguez struck out;
Matsui struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 4, Astros 1.

RANGERS 6TH: Cruz homered; Blalock homered; BYRDAK REPLACED
MOEHLER (PITCHING); Davis lined to third; Saltalamacchia struck
out; Andrus grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: MAYSONET BATTED FOR BYRDAK; Maysonet grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bourn struck out; Tejada singled to left;
Berkman lined to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6,
Astros 1.

RANGERS 7TH: WRIGHT REPLACED MAYSONET (PITCHING); Feldman struck
out; Vizquel flied to right; Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Lee grounded out (shortstop to first); Pence singled
to pitcher [Pence to second (error by Feldman)]; Blum homered
[Pence scored]; I. Rodriguez struck out; Matsui walked; O'DAY
REPLACED FELDMAN (PITCHING); ERSTAD BATTED FOR WRIGHT; Erstad
walked [Matsui to second]; Bourn struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 3.

RANGERS 8TH: FULCHINO REPLACED ERSTAD (PITCHING); Hamilton
grounded out (second to first); Cruz struck out; Blalock singled
to left; Davis struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6,
Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: GUARDADO REPLACED O'DAY (PITCHING); Tejada flied to
center; Berkman grounded out (second to first); Lee flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 3.

RANGERS 9TH: Saltalamacchia singled to center; Andrus forced
Saltalamacchia (first to shortstop); BYRD BATTED FOR GUARDADO;
Byrd grounded out (shortstop to first) [Andrus to second];
Vizquel flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros
3.

ASTROS 9TH: WILSON REPLACED BYRD (PITCHING); Pence singled to
shortstop; Blum forced Pence (third to second); I. Rodriguez
flied to center; Matsui forced Blum (third to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 6, Astros 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          6  11   1    4
 Astros           3   6   1    5


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