Tampa Bay Rays 14, Houston Astros 10
Regular Season Game 79
Played on Sunday, June 26, 2011 (D) at Minute Maid Park

TB  A    3  0  1    1  0  2    0  4  3  -  14 19  1
HOU N    1  2  2    2  0  0    1  2  0  -  10 14  0
Tampa Bay Rays               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Damon lf                      6   3   4   0       0   0       3   0
Zobrist rf,2b                 5   4   3   1       1   1       2   0
Longoria 3b                   6   3   4   5       0   1       1   3
Upton cf                      5   2   2   4       1   2       3   0
Rodriguez 2b                  2   0   0   0       2   1       1   2
  Joyce ph,rf                 2   1   1   2       0   1       0   0
Kotchman 1b                   5   0   2   2       0   1       8   2
Shoppach c                    3   0   0   0       0   2       4   1
  Jaso ph,c                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
E. Johnson ss                 4   1   1   0       0   2       1   3
  Howell p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Peralta p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Russell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Niemann p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Ruggiano ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ramos p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fuld ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brignac ss                  2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       46  14  19  14       4  13      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Longoria-Kotchman.
E: Shoppach (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Longoria (13,off Happ); E. Johnson (3,off Happ); Zobrist (25,off Happ);
Kotchman (14,off Happ); Joyce (17,off Melancon).
HR: Upton (11,1st inning off Happ 2 on 1 out); Longoria 2 (9,6th inning off
Lopez 1 on 1 out,9th inning off Melancon 2 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Keppinger 2b                  3   3   3   2       0   0       1   1
  Melancon p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Escalona p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pence rf                      5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Lee lf,1b                     4   0   2   3       0   0       2   2
Johnson 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
Wallace 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Downs 2b                    1   1   1   2       0   0       0   1
Barmes ss                     4   1   2   1       0   1       1   0
Corporan c                    3   1   1   0       0   0      14   0
Happ p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bourgeois lf                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36  10  14   9       0   5      27   5

BATTING - 
2B: Keppinger (6,off Niemann); Wallace (19,off Niemann); Barmes (11,off Niemann);
Pence (22,off Niemann); Lee (20,off Niemann); Corporan (1,off Ramos); Johnson
(18,off Peralta).
3B: Lee (3,off Niemann).
HR: Keppinger (2,7th inning off Howell 0 on 1 out); Downs (6,8th inning off
Peralta 1 on 0 out).
SH: Happ (3,off Ramos); Corporan (1,off Russell).
SF: Keppinger (1,off Ramos).
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn (33,2nd base off Ramos/Shoppach).
CS: Bourgeois (4,2nd base by Cruz/Shoppach).

PITCHING
Tampa Bay Rays               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Niemann                       3     7   5   5   0   2   0  16
Ramos                         1     2   2   1   0   0   0   5
Cruz                          2     1   0   0   0   2   0   6
Howell W(1-1)                 1     1   1   1   0   0   1   4
Peralta                       0     2   2   2   0   0   1   2
Russell                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Farnsworth                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9    14  10   9   0   5   2  39

Peralta faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Niemann (4).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Happ                          5     9   5   5   3   8   1  27
Lopez L(1-4)                  2.1   4   4   4   0   2   1  11
Melancon                      1.1   6   5   5   1   2   1  11
Escalona                      0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9    19  14  14   4  13   3  50

WP: Lopez (1), Melancon (1).
BK: Lopez (1).

Umpires: HP - Tony Randazzo, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Jim Wolf
Replay: home run (6th inning, Evan Longoria at bat, call overturned)
Time of Game: 3:50   Attendance: 23965


Starting Lineups:

   Tampa Bay Rays                Houston Astros           
1. Damon               lf        Bourn               cf
2. Zobrist             rf        Keppinger           2b
3. Longoria            3b        Pence               rf
4. Upton               cf        Lee                 lf
5. Rodriguez           2b        Johnson             3b
6. Kotchman            1b        Wallace             1b
7. Shoppach            c         Barmes              ss
8. E. Johnson          ss        Corporan            c
9. Niemann             p         Happ                p

RAYS 1ST: Damon lined to third; Zobrist walked; Longoria singled
to center [Zobrist to second]; Upton homered [Zobrist scored,
Longoria scored]; Rodriguez was called out on strikes; Kotchman
struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 3, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (shortstop to first); Keppinger
doubled to left; Pence struck out; Lee tripled to center
[Keppinger scored]; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rays 3, Astros 1.

RAYS 2ND: Shoppach struck out; E. Johnson was called out on
strikes; Niemann singled to right; Damon lined to third; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rays 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Wallace doubled to shortstop; Barmes doubled to left
[Wallace scored]; Corporan grounded out (second to pitcher)
[Barmes to third]; Happ was called out on strikes; Niemann threw
a wild pitch [Barmes scored]; Bourn flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Rays 3, Astros 3.

RAYS 3RD: Zobrist singled to right; Longoria doubled to right
[Zobrist to third]; Upton grounded out (third to first) [Zobrist
scored]; Rodriguez walked; Kotchman popped to first; Shoppach
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rays 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 3RD: Keppinger singled to center; Pence doubled to left
[Keppinger to third]; Lee doubled to left [Keppinger scored,
Pence scored]; Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lee to
third]; Wallace grounded out (first unassisted); Barmes lined to
left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rays 4, Astros 5.

RAYS 4TH: E. Johnson doubled to left; RUGGIANO BATTED FOR
NIEMANN; Ruggiano struck out; Damon singled to left [E. Johnson
to third]; Zobrist doubled to left [E. Johnson scored, Damon to
third]; Longoria popped to second; Upton was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rays 5, Astros 5.

ASTROS 4TH: RAMOS REPLACED RUGGIANO (PITCHING); Corporan
doubled; Happ out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second)
[Corporan to third]; Bourn singled to second [Corporan scored];
Bourn stole second [Bourn to third (error by Shoppach)];
Keppinger out on a sacrifice fly to right [Bourn scored
(unearned)]; Pence flied to center; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.
 Rays 5, Astros 7.

RAYS 5TH: Rodriguez walked; Kotchman doubled to right [Rodriguez
to third]; Shoppach struck out; E. Johnson was called out on
strikes; FULD BATTED FOR RAMOS; Fuld lined to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Rays 5, Astros 7.

ASTROS 5TH: CRUZ REPLACED FULD (PITCHING); Lee flied to left;
Johnson flied to center; Wallace was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 5, Astros 7.

RAYS 6TH: LEE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); LOPEZ REPLACED
WALLACE (PITCHING); BOURGEOIS REPLACED HAPP (PLAYING LF); Damon
singled to third; Lopez threw a wild pitch [Damon to second];
Lopez balked [Damon to third]; Zobrist was called out on
strikes; Longoria homered [Damon scored]; Evan Longoria's fly
to the LF Crawford boxes was ruled in play; Longoria, who
thought he had a home run, was thrown out at 2B; a fan touched
the ball, which caromed back onto the field; the umpires huddled
briefly; crew chief Brian Gorman watched the replay and
overturned the call to a home run; this was the second use of
replay in this series; Upton struck out; Rodriguez lined to
first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 7, Astros 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Barmes struck out; Corporan flied to left; Bourgeois
singled to second; Bourgeois was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 7, Astros 7.

RAYS 7TH: Kotchman grounded out (first to pitcher); JASO BATTED
FOR SHOPPACH; Jaso popped to shortstop; E. Johnson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 7, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: JASO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HOWELL REPLACED E.
JOHNSON (PITCHING); BRIGNAC REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING SS); Bourn
grounded out (second to first); Keppinger homered; Pence
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lee grounded out (third to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 7, Astros 8.

RAYS 8TH: Brignac flied to center; Damon singled to center;
Zobrist singled to pitcher [Damon to second]; MELANCON REPLACED
KEPPINGER (PITCHING); DOWNS REPLACED LOPEZ (PLAYING 2B);
Longoria was called out on strikes; Upton walked [Damon to
third, Zobrist to second]; JOYCE BATTED FOR RODRIGUEZ; Joyce
doubled to right [Damon scored, Zobrist scored, Upton to third];
Kotchman singled to right [Upton scored, Joyce scored, Kotchman
to second (on throw to home)]; Jaso grounded out (first to
pitcher); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rays 11, Astros 8.

ASTROS 8TH: ZOBRIST CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); JOYCE STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); PERALTA REPLACED HOWELL (PITCHING);
Johnson doubled to left; Downs homered [Johnson scored]; RUSSELL
REPLACED PERALTA (PITCHING); Barmes singled to left; Corporan
out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Barmes to second];
Bourgeois reached on a fielder's choice that turned into a
double play [Barmes out at third (third unassisted), Bourgeois
out at first (third to first)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 11,
Astros 10.

RAYS 9TH: DAVIS BATTED FOR RUSSELL; Davis singled to right;
Melancon threw a wild pitch [Davis to second]; Brignac was
called out on strikes; Damon singled to right [Davis to third];
Zobrist reached on a fielder's choice [Davis out at home (second
to catcher), Damon to second]; Longoria homered [Damon scored,
Zobrist scored]; Upton singled to right; ESCALONA REPLACED
MELANCON (PITCHING); Joyce was called out on strikes; 3 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Rays 14, Astros 10.

ASTROS 9TH: FARNSWORTH REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Bourn grounded
out (first to pitcher); MICHAELS BATTED FOR ESCALONA; Michaels
popped to shortstop; Pence was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Rays 14, Astros 10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rays            14  19   1    9
 Astros          10  14   0    2


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