Houston Astros 8, Texas Rangers 2
Regular Season Game 1
Played on Sunday, March 31, 2013 (N) at Minute Maid Park

TEX A    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  6  1
HOU A    0  0  0    2  2  3    0  1  x  -   8  9  0
Texas Rangers                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kinsler 2b                    3   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Andrus ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Berkman dh                    4   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
A. Beltre 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Murphy lf                     3   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Pierzynski c                  4   0   1   0       0   1      13   1
Moreland 1b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       4   1
Martin cf                     3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Harrison p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lowe p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Frasor p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ortiz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   6   2       3   7      24   6

FIELDING - 
E: Cruz (1).

BATTING - 
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Murphy (1,2nd base by Norris/Castro).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Altuve 2b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       1   1
Wallace 1b                    4   1   1   0       0   3       6   0
Carter lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Pena dh                       4   1   1   0       0   3       0   0
Maxwell cf                    3   2   2   2       1   0       5   0
Castro c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Dominguez 3b                  3   1   1   1       1   1       1   2
Barnes rf                     1   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
  Ankiel ph,rf                2   1   1   3       0   1       0   0
R. Cedeno ss                  3   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
Norris p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bedard p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   8   9   7       3  13      27   7

BATTING - 
3B: Maxwell 2 (2,off Harrison,off Ortiz).
HR: Ankiel (1,6th inning off Lowe 2 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.

PITCHING
Texas Rangers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Harrison L(0-1)               5.2   6   6   5   3   9   0  25
Lowe                          0.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   2
Frasor                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Ortiz                         1     2   1   1   0   2   0   5
Totals                        8     9   8   7   3  13   1  35


Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Norris W(1-0)                 5.2   5   2   2   3   5   0  24
Bedard SV(1)                  3.1   1   0   0   0   2   0  11
Totals                        9     6   2   2   3   7   0  35


Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Andy Fletcher, 3B - Chris Conroy
Replay: home run (4th inning, Justin Maxwell at bat, call upheld)
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 41307


Starting Lineups:

   Texas Rangers                 Houston Astros           
1. Kinsler             2b        Altuve              2b
2. Andrus              ss        Wallace             1b
3. Berkman             dh        Carter              lf
4. A. Beltre           3b        Pena                dh
5. Murphy              lf        Maxwell             cf
6. Cruz                rf        Castro              c
7. Pierzynski          c         Dominguez           3b
8. Moreland            1b        Barnes              rf
9. Martin              cf        R. Cedeno           ss
   Harrison            p         Norris              p

RANGERS 1ST: Kinsler flied to right; Andrus struck out; Berkman
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Altuve singled to left; Altuve was out trying to
advance to second (catcher to shortstop); Wallace struck out;
Carter was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers
0, Astros 0.

RANGERS 2ND: A. Beltre lined to third; Murphy walked; Murphy was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Cruz walked;
Pierzynski singled to left [Cruz to second]; Moreland struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pena struck out; Maxwell lined to third; Castro
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

RANGERS 3RD: Martin struck out; Kinsler lined to center; Andrus
lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Dominguez grounded out (shortstop to first); Barnes
struck out; R. Cedeno flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 0, Astros 0.

RANGERS 4TH: Berkman singled to center; A. Beltre flied to left;
Murphy flied to left; Cruz flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Altuve flied to center; Wallace singled to center;
Carter was called out on strikes; Pena singled to center
[Wallace to second]; Maxwell tripled to center [Wallace scored,
Pena scored]; the ball struck near the top of the wall above
the scoreboard in front of the Crawford boxes; David Murphy lost
track of the ball and it was retrieved by Leonys Martin; acting
crew chief Sam Holbrook watched the replay and upheld the call
of in play; Castro grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 2.

RANGERS 5TH: Pierzynski struck out; Moreland flied to left;
Martin grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 0, Astros 2.

ASTROS 5TH: Dominguez struck out; Barnes walked; R. Cedeno
singled to right [Barnes scored (error by Cruz), R. Cedeno to
third]; Altuve singled to center [R. Cedeno scored (unearned)];
Wallace struck out; Carter popped to second; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 0, Astros 4.

RANGERS 6TH: Kinsler walked; Andrus struck out; Berkman singled
to right [Kinsler to third]; A. Beltre lined to pitcher; Murphy
singled to right [Kinsler scored, Berkman to second]; Cruz
singled to center [Berkman scored, Murphy to second]; BEDARD
REPLACED NORRIS (PITCHING); Pierzynski flied to center; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rangers 2, Astros 4.

ASTROS 6TH: Pena struck out; Maxwell walked; Castro flied to
center; Dominguez walked [Maxwell to second]; LOWE REPLACED
HARRISON (PITCHING); ANKIEL BATTED FOR BARNES; Ankiel homered
[Maxwell scored, Dominguez scored]; R. Cedeno struck out; 3 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 2, Astros 7.

RANGERS 7TH: ANKIEL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Moreland
grounded out (shortstop to first); Martin struck out; Kinsler
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rangers 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 7TH: FRASOR REPLACED LOWE (PITCHING); Altuve grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wallace was called out on strikes; Carter
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rangers 2,
Astros 7.

RANGERS 8TH: Andrus grounded out (third to first); Berkman
struck out; A. Beltre popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rangers 2, Astros 7.

ASTROS 8TH: ORTIZ REPLACED FRASOR (PITCHING); Pena was called
out on strikes; Maxwell tripled to right; Castro grounded out
(second to first); Dominguez singled to pitcher [Maxwell
scored]; Ankiel struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2,
Astros 8.

RANGERS 9TH: Murphy flied to center; Cruz singled to right;
Pierzynski flied to left; Cruz advanced to second because of
defensive indifference [Cruz to second]; Moreland grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rangers 2, Astros 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Rangers          2   6   1    6
 Astros           8   9   0    3


Data courtesy of Retrosheet