Texas 7, Houston 4
Preview - Box Score - Recap

(16-26)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas 0 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 11 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 4 6 1
WP: R. Tejeda (4-3) S: E. Gagne (2)
LP: M. Albers (1-3)
(20-21)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 3rd: Texas
- S. Sosa doubled to left, K. Lofton and M. Young scored
- N. Cruz homered to deep right, S. Sosa scored
- R. Vazquez homered to deep right
Top 4th: Texas
- M. Young singled to shallow right, K. Lofton scored
Top 6th: Texas
- K. Lofton singled to left, I. Kinsler scored, K. Lofton to second advancing on throw
Bot 6th: Houston
- M. Lamb scored, L. Berkman to third on balk
Bot 7th: Houston
- B. Ausmus singled to center, H. Pence scored
Bot 8th: Houston
- M. Lamb doubled to deep center, C. Biggio scored
- C. Lee grounded out to shortstop, M. Lamb scored
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
K. Lofton cf 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 .246
M. Young ss 4 1 2 1 1 2 2 .234
M. Teixeira 1b 4 0 0 0 1 1 3 .293
S. Sosa rf 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .266
    E. Gagne p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
N. Cruz lf 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 .204
R. Vazquez 3b 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .750
C. Stewart c 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .240
I. Kinsler 2b 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .224
R. Tejeda p 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000
    S. Feldman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    F. Francisco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    V. Diaz ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
    K. Mahar rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
 Totals 36 7 11 7 3 8 13  
 Batting
2B - S Sosa (8, M Albers); M Young (13, R White).
HR - N Cruz (2, 3rd inning off M Albers 1 on, 1 Out), R Vazquez (1, 3rd inning off M Albers 0 on, 1 Out).
S - R Tejeda.
RBI - S Sosa 2 (32), N Cruz 2 (10), R Vazquez (1), M Young (25), K Lofton (10).
2-out RBI - K Lofton.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Sosa 2, M Young 1, R Tejeda 1.
GIDP - M Teixeira, C Stewart.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
SB - K Lofton (13, 2nd base off M Albers/B Ausmus).
 
 Fielding
DP - 2 (S Feldman-C Stewart-M Teixeira, R Vazquez-M Teixeira).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio 2b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .241
M. Lamb 3b 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 .345
L. Berkman 1b 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .279
C. Lee lf 4 0 0 1 0 1 3 .317
L. Scott rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .236
H. Pence cf 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .348
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .191
B. Ausmus c 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 .272
M. Albers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
    W. Williams ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .143
    D. Borkowski p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
    M. Loretta ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .343
    R. White p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    O. Palmeiro ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154
 Totals 30 4 6 3 5 9 12  
 Batting
2B - H Pence (5, S Feldman); C Biggio (13, F Francisco); M Lamb (2, F Francisco).
RBI - B Ausmus (5), M Lamb (5), C Lee (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Lee 1, L Scott 1, H Pence 1.
GIDP - C Lee.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - L Berkman (3, 2nd base off R Tejeda/C Stewart).
CS - H Pence (2, 2nd base by R Tejeda/C Stewart).
 
 Fielding
E - H Pence (2, fly ball).
DP - 2 (A Everett-L Berkman, C Biggio-A Everett-L Berkman).
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Tejeda (W, 4-3) 5.0 2 1 1 4 6 0 4.53
S. Feldman 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 6.61
F. Francisco 1.2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2.02
E. Gagne (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
M. Albers (L, 1-3) 3.0 6 5 5 2 4 2 6.51
D. Borkowski 4.0 3 2 1 0 4 0 3.31
R. White 2.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.50
WP - R Tejeda 2.
IBB - M Teixeira (by R White).
BALK - S Feldman.
HBP - L Berkman (by R Tejeda).
Pitches-strikes - R Tejeda 95-53; S Feldman 15-10; F Francisco 19-12; E Gagne 18-8; M Albers 80-44; D Borkowski 50-36; R White 27-15.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Tejeda 4-4; S Feldman 3-0; F Francisco 2-2; E Gagne 0-1; M Albers 3-2; D Borkowski 6-2; R White 3-3.
Batters faced - R Tejeda 21; S Feldman 5; F Francisco 6; E Gagne 4; M Albers 17; D Borkowski 15; R White 8.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Timmons. 1B--Rick Reed. 2B--Chuck Meriwether. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Time: 3:02.
Attendance: 37,634.
Weather: 79 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUNS BY TEXAS' NELSON CRUZ AND RAMON VAZQUEZ IN THE FIFTH INNING WERE HIT BACK-TO-BACK.

Updated on Friday, May 18, 2007 11:15 pm ET

 
 Top Batters
 Texas
R. Vazquez R. Vazquez
3-4, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
C. Biggio C. Biggio
2-4