Rangers 10, Astros 7
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 0 2 10 10 0
Houston 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 7 12 0
WP: J. Benoit (3-3)
LP: T. Redding (4-8)
 Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Houston
-L. Berkman homered to left center, J. Bagwell scored
Bot 2nd: Houston
-M. Ensberg homered to left center
Top 4th: Texas
-K. Mench doubled to left, R. Palmeiro scored
-E. Diaz singled to right, K. Mench scored
Top 5th: Texas
-A. Rodriguez tripled to deep center, H. Blalock scored
-R. Palmeiro hit sacrifice fly to center, A. Rodriguez scored
Bot 5th: Houston
-D. Matranga homered to left
Top 6th: Texas
-M. Lamb grounded out to first, K. Mench scored, E. Diaz to third
Top 7th: Texas
-R. Palmeiro homered to right, A. Rodriguez and H. Blalock scored
Bot 7th: Houston
-G. Blum doubled to right, C. Biggio scored
-J. Bagwell singled to center, G. Blum scored
Top 9th: Texas
-E. Diaz singled to left, H. Blalock and C. Everett scored, J. Gonzalez to third
Bot 9th: Houston
-J. Bagwell homered to left
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
M. Young 2b 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .315
H. Blalock 3b 5 3 3 0 0 1 1 .336
A. Rodriguez ss 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 .297
R. Palmeiro 1b 3 2 1 4 1 0 1 .267
C. Everett rf 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .279
K. Mench lf 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 .293
   F. Cordero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   J. Gonzalez ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
   U. Urbina p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
E. Diaz c 5 0 3 3 0 1 2 .262
D. Glanville cf 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .195
J. Benoit p 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000
   M. Lamb ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .138
   R. Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   M. Teixeira lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .247
   D. Sadler rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241
 Totals 34 10 10 10 7 5 16  
 Batting
2B - C Everett (13, R Rosario); K Mench (9, K Saarloos); E Diaz (9, T Redding).
3B - A Rodriguez (1, N Bland).
HR - R Palmeiro (18, 7th inning off B Lidge 2 on, 0 Out).
SF - R Palmeiro.
RBI - K Mench (5), E Diaz 3 (19), A Rodriguez (46), R Palmeiro 4 (51), M Lamb (2).
2-out RBI - E Diaz 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Benoit 2, D Glanville 1, M Young 1.
GIDP - H Blalock.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
SB - K Mench (1, 2nd base off R Rosario/B Ausmus), C Everett (4, 3rd base off R Rosario/B Ausmus).
CS - A Rodriguez (2, 2nd base by K Saarloos/B Ausmus).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .274
G. Blum 2b 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 .259
J. Bagwell 1b 5 2 2 2 0 2 1 .279
L. Berkman lf 5 1 2 2 0 1 1 .286
R. Hidalgo rf 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 .312
M. Ensberg 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 3 .313
B. Ausmus c 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .206
A. Everett ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .262
R. Rosario p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   W. Miller ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .179
   K. Saarloos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   N. Bland p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   D. Matranga ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000
   T. Redding p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167
   B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   E. Bruntlett ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   O. Dotel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   G. Zaun ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253
   B. Wagner p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
   P. Munro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 39 7 12 7 2 8 10  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (13, J Benoit); R Hidalgo (19, Ro Garcia); G Blum (12, Ro Garcia).
HR - L Berkman (14, 1st inning off J Benoit 1 on, 2 Out), M Ensberg (14, 2nd inning off J Benoit 0 on, 0 Out), D Matranga (1, 5th inning off J Benoit 0 on, 0 Out), J Bagwell (14, 9th inning off U Urbina 0 on, 1 Out).
RBI - L Berkman 2 (46), M Ensberg (37), D Matranga (1), G Blum (24), J Bagwell 2 (36).
2-out RBI - L Berkman 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Everett 1, C Biggio 1, R Hidalgo 1, M Ensberg 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
DP - 1 (J Bagwell-A Everett-J Bagwell).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Benoit (W, 3-3) 5.0 5 4 4 1 4 3 5.44
R. Garcia 1.1 4 2 2 1 1 0 5.18
F. Cordero 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 3.64
U. Urbina 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.41
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Rosario 2.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.12
K. Saarloos 2.1 2 2 2 2 0 0 5.62
N. Bland 0.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 5.75
T. Redding (L, 4-8) 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 3.99
B. Lidge 1.0 2 3 3 1 1 1 2.89
O. Dotel 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.60
B. Wagner 0.2 2 2 2 2 0 0 2.23
P. Munro 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.12
IBB - D Glanville (by R Rosario).
HBP - K Mench (by R Rosario); A Rodriguez (by K Saarloos).
Pitches-strikes - J Benoit 77-47; Ro Garcia 29-17; F Cordero 23-15; U Urbina 15-10; R Rosario 36-22; K Saarloos 41-21; N Bland 6-5; T Redding 14-8; B Lidge 19-14; O Dotel 16-10; B Wagner 28-15; P Munro 3-3.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Benoit 6-5; Ro Garcia 0-3; F Cordero 2-1; U Urbina 0-2; R Rosario 3-1; K Saarloos 4-2; N Bland 0-2; T Redding 1-2; B Lidge 1-1; O Dotel 1-0; B Wagner 0-2; P Munro 1-0.
Batters faced - J Benoit 21; Ro Garcia 9; F Cordero 7; U Urbina 4; R Rosario 9; K Saarloos 10; N Bland 4; T Redding 5; B Lidge 6; O Dotel 3; B Wagner 6; P Munro 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Randy Marsh. 1B--Sam Holbrook. 2B--Angel Hernandez. 3B--Brian Knight.
Time: 3:10.
Attendance: 37,440.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
HOUSTON STARTING PITCHER RODRIGO ROSARIO LEFT THE GAME AFTER TWO INNINGS WITH TIGHTNESS IN HIS RIGHT SHOULDER. HIS STATUS IS DAY-TO-DAY.
THE HOME RUN BY HOUSTON'S DAVE MATRANGA IN THE FIFTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.

Updated on Friday, Jun 27, 2003 11:39 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Texas
E. Diaz E. Diaz
3-5
3 RBI
 Houston
L. Berkman L. Berkman
2-5, 1 HR
2 RBI