Astros Victimized by Rangers Walk-off 5-4

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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


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