Houston 5, Texas 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(21-20)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 12 0
Houston 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 X 5 6 0
WP: C. Qualls (2-1) S: B. Lidge (12)
LP: J. Benoit (0-1)
(23-19)
  Box Score Play by Play
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Texas
- G. Matthews Jr. doubled to left
- M. Young walked
- M. Teixeira flied out to center
- H. Blalock grounded into double play first to shortstop to pitcher, M. Young out at second

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras walked
- W. Taveras stole second
- C. Biggio walked
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- M. Ensberg flied out to left
- M. Lamb lined out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 0, Houston 0

  Top 2nd: Texas
- K. Mench flied out to center
- B. Wilkerson grounded out to pitcher
- R. Barajas grounded out to pitcher

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- B. Ausmus grounded out to second
- P. Wilson struck out looking
- A. Everett fouled out to third

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 0, Houston 0

  Top 3rd: Texas
- M. DeRosa doubled to right
- G. Matthews Jr. grounded out to second, M. DeRosa to third
- M. Young singled to right, M. DeRosa scored
- M. Teixeira grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- R. Oswalt struck out swinging
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- C. Biggio walked
- L. Berkman struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Houston 0

  Top 4th: Texas
- H. Blalock singled to center
- K. Mench struck out swinging
- B. Wilkerson struck out swinging
- H. Blalock stole second
- R. Barajas popped out to shallow right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- M. Ensberg doubled to left
- M. Lamb singled to right, M. Ensberg to third
- B. Ausmus grounded out to pitcher, M. Lamb to second
- P. Wilson hit sacrifice fly to right, M. Ensberg scored, M. Lamb to third
- A. Everett intentionally walked
- M. Lamb caught stealing, catcher to third

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Texas 1, Houston 1

  Top 5th: Texas
- M. DeRosa doubled to right
- R. Tejeda sacrificed to pitcher, M. DeRosa to third
- G. Matthews Jr. singled to right, M. DeRosa scored
- M. Young popped out to right center
- M. Teixeira grounded out to first

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Texas 2, Houston 1

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- R. Oswalt flied out to right
- W. Taveras flied out to left
- C. Biggio struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 2, Houston 1

  Top 6th: Texas
- H. Blalock grounded out to first
- K. Mench singled to center
- B. Wilkerson singled to first, K. Mench to second
- R. Barajas flied out to center
- M. DeRosa struck out swinging

0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Texas 2, Houston 1

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- R. Bauer relieved R. Tejeda
- L. Berkman struck out swinging
- M. Ensberg singled to left
- M. Lamb singled to shallow right, M. Ensberg to third
- B. Ausmus singled to left, M. Ensberg scored, M. Lamb to second
- P. Wilson grounded out to third, M. Lamb to third, B. Ausmus to second
- A. Everett flied out to right

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Texas 2, Houston 2

  Top 7th: Texas
- D. Jimenez hit for R. Bauer
- R. Bauer grounded out to second
- G. Matthews Jr. doubled to deep left center
- M. Young singled to center, G. Matthews Jr. scored, M. Young to second advancing on throw
- M. Teixeira walked
- H. Blalock singled to left, M. Young to third, M. Teixeira to second
- C. Qualls relieved R. Oswalt
- O. Palmeiro in left field
- K. Mench struck out swinging
- B. Wilkerson grounded out to first

1 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Houston 2

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- S. Feldman relieved R. Bauer
- O. Palmeiro struck out swinging
- W. Taveras grounded out to pitcher
- K. Mench in left field
- J. Benoit relieved S. Feldman
- A. Brown in right field
- C. Biggio flied out to deep center

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Houston 2

  Top 8th: Texas
- R. Barajas grounded out to first
- M. DeRosa grounded out to second
- A. Brown struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Houston 2

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- L. Berkman walked
- M. Ensberg lined out to third
- M. Lamb struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus walked, L. Berkman to second
- E. Munson hit for C. Qualls
- E. Munson walked, L. Berkman to third, B. Ausmus to second
- A. Everett doubled to left, B. Ausmus, L. Berkman and E. Munson scored
- C.J. Wilson relieved J. Benoit
- J. Lane hit for O. Palmeiro
- A. Everett stole third
- J. Lane struck out looking

3 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Houston 5

  Top 9th: Texas
- L. Berkman in left field
- B. Lidge relieved C. Qualls
- J. Lane in right field
- G. Matthews Jr. singled to right center
- M. Young struck out swinging
- M. Teixeira struck out swinging
- H. Blalock popped out to left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Texas 3, Houston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Texas
G. Matthews Jr. G. Matthews Jr.
4-5
1 RBI
 Houston
A. Everett A. Everett
1-3
3 RBI