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0 - 1
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Game Story

Martin Perez kept his pitches low in the zone and got plenty of help from the Texas defense. Perez threw eight scoreless innings with the benefit of four double-play grounders, plus two runners thrown out trying to steal a base, and the Rangers got a series-clinching 1-0 victory over the Houston...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hou 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Tex 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 1 5 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 6th: Texas
Donnie Murphy hit sacrifice fly to left center, Josh Wilson scored
HOU 0 - TEX 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Dexter FowlerCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .235
José Altuve2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Jesús Guzmán1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269
Chris CarterDH 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .150
Matt Domínguez3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .190
L.J. HoesRF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .267
Robbie GrossmanLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .136
Carlos CorporánC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167
Jonathan VillarSS 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .171
Totals 26 0 5 0 0 3 2 0 7
Batting
GIDP - J Guzman, R Grossman, C Corporan, J Villar
Team LOB - 2
Running
CS - M Dominguez (1, 2nd base by M Perez/R Chirinos), J Villar (1, 2nd base by M Perez/R Chirinos)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shin-soo ChooDH 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .302
Elvis AndrusSS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .298
Donnie Murphy2B 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .231
Álex RíosRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .283
Prince Fielder1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .149
Kevin Kouzmanoff3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .417
Michael ChoiceLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .176
Robinson ChirinosC 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .158
Leonys MartínCF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .282
Josh Wilson2B-SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Totals 28 1 5 1 0 0 8 0 9
Batting
2B - K Kouzmanoff (1, B Oberholtzer)
SF - D Murphy
RBI - D Murphy (4)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Martin 2
Team LOB - 4
Fielding
DP - 4 (J Wilson-E Andrus-P Fielder, D Murphy-P Fielder-J Wilson, J Wilson-D Murphy-P Fielder, J Wilson-P Fielder)

Pitching

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Brett Oberholtzer(L, 0-3) 7.0 5 1 1 0 7 0 0.94 3.50
Jérome Williams 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.86 7.71

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Martín Pérez(W, 2-0) 8.0 5 0 0 3 2 0 1.30 2.70
Alexi Ogando(SV, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.29 5.14
Pitching
Pitches-strikes - B Oberholtzer 89-57; J Williams 13-9; M Perez 107-65; A Ogando 12-7
Ground balls-fly balls - B Oberholtzer 8-7; J Williams 1-0; M Perez 12-5; A Ogando 1-2
Batters faced - B Oberholtzer 26; J Williams 3; M Perez 26; A Ogando 3
Game Details
Game Time: 2:15.
Umpires: HP--Alan Porter. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Rob Drake.
Weather: 69 degrees, Rain.
Wind: 5 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 38,698.