Astros Victimized by Rangers Walk-off 5-4

Automated InsightsAugust 22, 2013

Jason Castro went 2-3 with one home run but the Astros dropped the game to Texas, 5-4. The Astros allowed 13 baserunners and struck out only three batters.

Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the third with the Rangers up to bat, Ian Kinsler came in on a double by Adrian Beltre off starter Erik Bedard. The Rangers put the game away in the bottom of the ninth when Adam Rosales scored on a sacrifice fly.

Bedard went 4 1/3 innings and picked up the no-decision while giving up two runs on five hits with two strikeouts and four walks. Chia-Jen Lo (0-1) earned his first loss of the year after registering 1 2/3 innings giving up one run on one hit and walking two. Joe Nathan (4-2) got the win, going one inning and allowing no runs on one hit with two strikeouts and no walks. Castro gave a standout performance at the plate for the Astros, going 2 for 3 with a home run, three runs, an RBI, and a walk. Craig Gentry finished 1 for 3 with a home run, three runs, an RBI, and a walk in the win.

The Astros also suffered a three-game sweep. They will take on the Blue Jays Friday at Minute Maid Park at 7:10 PM CDT.


Astros Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 98.9 J. Castro C 3 2 3 1 1 1 0
B+ 89.7 L. Hoes RF 4 2 0 0 0 1 0
B 84.9 M. Dominguez 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
B 84.4 C. Carter 1B 3 1 0 0 1 1 2
B 83.8 B. Wallace PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
B 83.1 M. Gonzalez SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
C 74.1 M. Stassi DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 1
C- 70.0 J. Altuve 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 1
D+ 69.0 R. Grossman LF 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
D 66.0 B. Barnes CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2


Rangers Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A 92.9 C. Gentry LF 3 1 3 1 1 1 0
A 92.0 M. Moreland 1B 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
A- 91.0 I. Kinsler 2B 4 2 1 0 1 0 0
B+ 89.0 A. Beltre 3B 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
B 86.4 A. Rios RF 3 1 0 0 0 1 0
C+ 77.4 L. Martin CF 2 0 0 0 0 2 1
C 76.9 J. Baker 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1
C 73.0 J. Profar DH 3 0 0 0 0 1 1
D+ 67.0 E. Andrus SS 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
D 62.0 A. Pierzynski C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0


Astros Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 94.5 D. Martinez 2.2 0.00 0.38 1 1 0 31
C 72.1 E. Bedard 4.1 4.15 2.08 5 2 4 92
D+ 69.1 C. Lo 1.2 5.40 1.80 1 0 2 28


Rangers Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 94.4 J. Frasor 0.1 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 4
A- 90.4 J. Nathan 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 2 0 12
B+ 89.0 J. Soria 1.0 0.00 1.00 0 0 1 13
B 84.7 D. Holland 6.0 3.00 1.17 4 5 3 92
F 55.7 T. Scheppers 0.2 27.00 6.00 3 0 1 20