41-85
4 - 5
74-53

Game Story

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Elvis Andrus had never stepped up to bat with a fifth infielder staring in at him. He still knew exactly what he wanted to do when it happened to him for the first time Wednesday night.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hou 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 8 2
Tex 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 5 7 0

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Houston
Jason CastroDFP
homered to deep right
HOU 1 - TEX 0
Bottom 3rd: Texas
Craig GentryDFP
homered to deep center
HOU 1 - TEX 1
Adrián BéltreDFP
singled to left,
Ian KinslerDFP
to third,
Ian KinslerDFP
scored,
Adrián BéltreDFP
to second on left fielder
Robbie GrossmanDFP
's fielding error
HOU 1 - TEX 2
Bottom 5th: Texas
Ian KinslerDFP
singled to center,
Craig GentryDFP
scored,
Leonys MartínDFP
to second
HOU 1 - TEX 3
Top 7th: Houston
Max StassiDFP
grounded into double play second to shortstop to first,
Jason CastroDFP
scored,
Chris CarterDFP
to third,
Matt DomínguezDFP
out at second
HOU 2 - TEX 3
Bottom 7th: Texas
Elvis AndrusDFP
sacrificed to pitcher,
Craig GentryDFP
scored
HOU 2 - TEX 4
Top 8th: Houston
Chris CarterDFP
singled to shallow left,
José AltuveDFP
scored,
Jason CastroDFP
to third
HOU 3 - TEX 4
Max StassiDFP
hit by pitch,
Jason CastroDFP
scored,
Chris CarterDFP
to third,
Matt DomínguezDFP
to second
HOU 4 - TEX 4
Bottom 9th: Texas
Elvis AndrusDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Adam RosalesDFP
scored
HOU 4 - TEX 5

Pitching Details

Batting

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Robbie GrossmanDFP
LF-CF
5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .263
L.J. HoesDFP
RF
4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .307
José AltuveDFP
2B
5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .274
Jason CastroDFP
C
3 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .273
Chris CarterDFP
1B-LF
3 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 .214
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .236
Max StassiDFP
DH
3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .333
Dallas KeuchelDFP
PR-DH
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brandon BarnesDFP
CF
2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .228
Brett WallaceDFP
PH-1B
1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .220
Marwin GonzálezDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .226
Totals 32 4 8 3 1 5 8 0 12
Batting
2B - M Gonzalez (8, D Holland)
HR - J Castro (15, 2nd inning off D Holland 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - J Castro (47), C Carter (64), M Stassi (1)
2-out RBI - C Carter, M Stassi
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 1, B Wallace 2, M Gonzalez 1
GIDP - L Hoes, M Stassi
Team LOB - 8
Running
CS - J Altuve (9, 2nd base by D Holland/A Pierzynski)
Fielding
E - R Grossman (3, field); M Gonzalez (9, throw)
DP - 2 (J Altuve-M Gonzalez-C Carter, M Dominguez-C Carter)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .275
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .255
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .327
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .279
Álex RíosDFP
RF
3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 .276
Jeff BakerDFP
1B
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .292
Mitch MorelandDFP
1B
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244
Adam RosalesDFP
PR
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190
Jurickson ProfarDFP
DH
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .237
Craig GentryDFP
LF
3 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 .248
Totals 29 5 7 4 1 6 3 1 11
Batting
HR - C Gentry (2, 3rd inning off E Bedard 0 on, 0 Out)
S - L Martin, E Andrus
SF - E Andrus
RBI - E Andrus 2 (45), I Kinsler (55), C Gentry (17)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pierzynski 1, J Profar 2
GIDP - A Beltre, A Pierzynski
Team LOB - 7
Running
SB - A Rios (30, 2nd base off D Martinez/J Castro)
Fielding
DP - 2 (I Kinsler-E Andrus-M Moreland, I Kinsler-E Andrus-M Moreland)

Pitching

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Erik BedardDFP
4.1 5 3 2 4 2 1 1.49 4.48
David MartínezDFP
2.2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.38 0.00
Chia-Jen LoDFP
(L, 0-1)
1.2 1 1 1 2 0 0 1.22 1.00

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Derek HollandDFP
6.0 4 2 2 3 5 1 1.23 2.95
Joakim SoriaDFP
(HLD, 6)
1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.23 3.46
Tanner ScheppersDFP
(BS, 1)
0.2 3 2 2 1 0 0 1.16 2.05
Jason FrasorDFP
0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.07 2.75
Joe NathanDFP
(W, 4-2)
1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.91 1.57
Pitching
WP - T Scheppers 2
HBP - M Dominguez (by T Scheppers); M Stassi (by T Scheppers)
Pitches-strikes - E Bedard 92-53; D Martinez 31-18; C Lo 28-15; D Holland 92-56; J Soria 13-7; T Scheppers 20-11; J Frasor 4-3; J Nathan 12-8
Ground balls-fly balls - E Bedard 6-5; D Martinez 5-1; C Lo 3-3; D Holland 6-6; J Soria 2-0; T Scheppers 2-2; J Frasor 0-0; J Nathan 2-0
Batters faced - E Bedard 21; D Martinez 9; C Lo 8; D Holland 24; J Soria 3; T Scheppers 7; J Frasor 1; J Nathan 4
Game Details
Game Time: 3:22.
Umpires: HP--Lance Barksdale. 1B--Vic Carapazza. 2B--Gary Cederstrom. 3B--Kerwin Danley.
Weather: 92 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 38,699.