Texas Rangers 5, Houston Astros 0
Regular Season Game 43
Played on Sunday, May 24, 2009 (D) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    1  0  3    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   5 11  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  9  0
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kinsler 2b                    5   1   1   1       0   0       3   3
Young 3b                      4   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Hamilton cf                   4   2   3   1       1   0       2   0
Cruz rf                       5   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Byrd lf                       3   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Davis 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   2
Saltalamacchia c              4   1   1   1       0   1       6   0
Andrus ss                     3   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
McCarthy p                    4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       36   5  11   5       3   1      27   6

BATTING - 
2B: Byrd (15,off Hampton); Hamilton (3,off Hampton); Young (16,off Hampton);
Andrus (4,off Ortiz).
HR: Hamilton (6,1st inning off Hampton 0 on 2 out); Kinsler (12,3rd inning
off Hampton 0 on 0 out); Saltalamacchia (5,4th inning off Hampton 0 on
0 out).
SF: Byrd (2,off Hampton).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cruz (7,2nd base off Hampton/Quintero).
CS: Cruz (1,3rd base by Hampton/Quintero).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   4   0       0   0       2   7
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1      11   1
Lee lf                        4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Pence rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Blum 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Maysonet 3b                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Matsui 2b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
Quintero c                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   1
Hampton p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ortiz p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   0   9   0       1   6      27  14

BATTING - 
2B: Tejada (15,off McCarthy).
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tejada (2,2nd base off McCarthy/Saltalamacchia).

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McCarthy W(4-2)               9     9   0   0   1   6   0  37


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hampton L(2-4)                5     8   5   5   1   0   3  23
Ortiz                         4     3   0   0   2   1   0  17
Totals                        9    11   5   5   3   1   3  40


Umpires: HP - Fieldin Culbreth, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Brian O'Nora
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 36749


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Kinsler             2b        Bourn               cf
2. Young               3b        Tejada              ss
3. Hamilton            cf        Berkman             1b
4. Cruz                rf        Lee                 lf
5. Byrd                lf        Pence               rf
6. Davis               1b        Blum                3b
7. Saltalamacchia      c         Matsui              2b
8. Andrus              ss        Quintero            c
9. McCarthy            p         Hampton             p

RANGERS 1ST: Kinsler flied to center; Young popped to second;
Hamilton homered; Cruz singled to right; Byrd doubled to left
[Cruz to third]; Davis flied to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Rangers 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn flied to center; Tejada singled to left;
Berkman flied to left; Lee popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rangers 1, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: Saltalamacchia lined to second; Andrus flied to
right; McCarthy lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence popped to second; Blum singled to center;
Matsui grounded out (second to first) [Blum to second]; Quintero
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers
1, Astros 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Kinsler homered; Young walked; Hamilton doubled to
right [Young to third]; Cruz singled to center [Young scored,
Hamilton to third]; Byrd lined out on a sacrifice fly to left
[Hamilton scored]; Davis flied to center; Cruz stole second;
Cruz was caught stealing third (catcher to third); 3 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 4, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Hampton singled to right; Bourn forced Hampton
(second to shortstop); Tejada singled to center [Bourn to
third]; Berkman struck out while Tejada stole second; Lee flied
to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 4, Astros 0.

RANGERS 4TH: Saltalamacchia homered; Andrus grounded out
(shortstop to first); McCarthy grounded out (second to first);
Kinsler grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rangers 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Pence grounded out (first to pitcher); Blum popped
to second; Matsui grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 5, Astros 0.

RANGERS 5TH: Young doubled to left; Hamilton grounded out
(second to first) [Young to third]; Cruz grounded out (shortstop
to first); Byrd flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers
5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Quintero singled to left; MICHAELS BATTED FOR
HAMPTON; Michaels was called out on strikes; Bourn struck out;
Tejada doubled to left [Quintero to third]; Berkman flied to
left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 5, Astros 0.

RANGERS 6TH: ORTIZ REPLACED MICHAELS (PITCHING); Davis flied to
center; Saltalamacchia struck out; Andrus walked; McCarthy
forced Andrus (second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rangers 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Lee lined to shortstop; Pence singled to center;
Blum grounded out (first to pitcher) [Pence to second]; Matsui
walked; Quintero was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Rangers 5, Astros 0.

RANGERS 7TH: MAYSONET REPLACED BLUM (PLAYING 3B); Kinsler
grounded out (third to first); Astros third baseman Geoff
Blum left the game due to an injured leg; Young grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hamilton singled to right; Cruz grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 5,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Ortiz flied to left; Bourn popped to shortstop;
Tejada singled to left; Berkman grounded out (first unassisted);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 5, Astros 0.

RANGERS 8TH: Byrd grounded out (shortstop to first); Davis
singled to right; Saltalamacchia forced Davis (first to
shortstop); Andrus doubled to left [Saltalamacchia to third];
McCarthy grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Rangers 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 8TH: Lee flied to center; Pence was called out on
strikes; Maysonet flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
5, Astros 0.

RANGERS 9TH: Kinsler flied to right; Young grounded out (third
to first); Hamilton walked; Cruz popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 9TH: Matsui popped to second; Quintero singled to left;
ERSTAD BATTED FOR ORTIZ; Erstad popped to shortstop; Quintero
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Quintero
to second]; Bourn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 5,
Astros 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          5  11   0    8
 Astros           0   9   0   10


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