Rangers Celebrate 5-4 Walk-off Win Over Astros

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Joe Nathan fanned two in relief as Texas got by Houston, 5-4. The Rangers reached base 13 times in the game and struck out in only three at-bats.

With the score tied 1-1 in the bottom of the third and the Rangers batting, Adrian Beltre hit a double off starter Erik Bedard, driving in Ian Kinsler. The Rangers won it in the bottom of the ninth when Adam Rosales scored on a sacrifice fly.

Derek Holland (9-6) put in six innings of work and picked up a no-decision after he allowed two runs on four hits with five strikeouts and three walks. Nathan (4-2) picked up his fourth win of the season after one inning of work, giving up one hit, striking out two and walking no one. Chia-Jen Lo (0-1) picked up the loss after pitching 1 2/3 innings and giving up one run on one hit with no strikeouts and two walks. Craig Gentry was impressive at the plate for the Rangers, going 1 for 3 with a home run, three runs, an RBI, and a walk. Kinsler also contributed, going 2 for 4 with a run and an RBI. Jason Castro was 2 for 3 with a home run, three runs, an RBI, and a walk in the loss.

The Rangers swept the Astros at home 3-0. They will start a series with the White Sox on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field 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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