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Friday, May 16, 2008, 7:07PM
, Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance: 32,117, Time of Game: 3:16
Astros
8
24-19
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Rangers
16
21-22
 Won 1 
3rd, 3½ GB
W: Jamey Wright (2-1)
L: Wesley Wright (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          0  2  0   0  5  1   0  0  0    8 12  5
Rangers         3  0  1   4  0  0   2  6  X   16 17  1

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hunter Pence RF 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .285 .337 .444 .781 20 12 -0.005 0.88 0.046 -0.050 -0.1 3 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .288 .370 .404 .774 24 14 0.168 0.99 0.204 -0.037 0.9 0 3 2B
Miguel Tejada SS 5 1 1 1 0 3 5 .339 .372 .520 .892 21 14 -0.066 1.01 0.056 -0.123 -0.1 1 3 2B
Lance Berkman DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .394 .473 .800 1.273 11 8 -0.053 1.35 0.078 -0.131 -0.5
Carlos Lee LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .294 .339 .540 .879 8 6 0.055 1.41 0.130 -0.075 1.0 3 0 2B
Darin Erstad 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .317 .328 .500 .828 18 13 0.102 1.12 0.135 -0.033 1.3 12 1 2·2B
Ty Wigginton 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .228 .308 .316 .623 9 8 -0.067 1.11 0.030 -0.096 0.2 0 1
Michael Bourn CF 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .182 .252 .270 .522 12 8 0.067 1.05 0.092 -0.026 0.9 1 0 SB
J.R. Towles C 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .144 .267 .311 .578 12 9 -0.088 0.94 0.000 -0.088 -0.6 4 0
Shawn Chacon P 0 0
   Dave Borkowski P 0 1
   Wesley Wright P 0 0
   Doug Brocail P 0 0
   Oscar Villarreal P 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 12 8 1 4 39 .316 .333 .447 .781 135 92 0.113 1.09 0.771 -0.659 3.1 24 9
2B: K Matsui (9, off S Ponson); C Lee (13, off S Ponson); D Erstad 2 (8, 2 off S Ponson); M Tejada (12, off S Ponson).
TB: D Erstad 4; K Matsui 3; C Lee 3; L Berkman 2; M Tejada 2; M Bourn; T Wigginton; H Pence.
RBI: D Erstad 2 (11); H Pence (23); C Lee (30); M Bourn (7); M Tejada (32); K Matsui (12); J Towles (11).
2-out RBI: D Erstad; M Tejada; C Lee; K Matsui.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 7 for 13.
Fielding
E: T Wigginton (3); K Matsui (8); M Bourn (3); J Towles (1); M Tejada (5).
Baserunning
SB: M Bourn (18, 2nd base off F Francisco/J Saltalamacchia).
Pickoffs: L Berkman (1st base by J Wright).

Texas Rangers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ian Kinsler 2B 3 3 1 1 3 0 6 .299 .362 .433 .795 18 5 0.039 0.73 0.085 -0.046 1.5 1 2 3B,SB
Michael Young SS 6 3 2 3 0 0 6 .289 .356 .428 .784 21 14 0.156 0.95 0.236 -0.079 1.9 0 5 HR
Josh Hamilton CF 5 4 5 5 1 0 6 .314 .367 .599 .966 19 12 0.388 0.83 0.388 0.000 5.3 1 0 2·HR,3B
Milton Bradley DH 5 0 2 0 1 1 6 .315 .429 .543 .972 21 10 -0.055 0.85 0.026 -0.081 -0.4 IW
David Murphy RF 6 2 3 3 0 0 6 .286 .339 .484 .823 15 9 0.194 0.86 0.210 -0.016 3.4 1 0 HR
Brandon Boggs LF 5 0 1 2 1 0 6 .266 .342 .453 .796 35 20 0.053 0.89 0.163 -0.110 0.1 5 1 2B
Frank Catalanotto 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .247 .350 .393 .743 11 6 -0.059 0.71 0.000 -0.059 -0.8 8 0
   Chris Shelton PH-1B 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .200 .333 .429 .762 7 6 -0.086 2.08 0.018 -0.104 0.2 4 2 HR
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C 5 2 1 1 0 2 5 .194 .370 .306 .675 20 13 -0.001 0.72 0.076 -0.077 0.6 5 0 HR
Ramon Vazquez 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .329 .407 .486 .893 17 11 -0.017 0.53 0.029 -0.045 -0.0 0 4
Sidney Ponson P 0 0
   Frank Francisco P 0 0
   Jamey Wright P 1 1
   Joaquin Benoit P 0 0
   Doug Mathis P 1 0
Team Totals 44 16 17 16 7 3 51 .386 .471 .909 1.380 184 106 0.612 0.85 1.231 -0.617 11.7 27 15
2B: B Boggs (4, off S Chacon).
3B: J Hamilton (3, off W Wright); I Kinsler (1, off O Villarreal).
HR: J Hamilton 2 (10, 2 off S Chacon, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF; 4th inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF); J Saltalamacchia (1, off S Chacon, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); D Murphy (5, off O Villarreal, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF-RF); C Shelton (2, off O Villarreal, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); M Young (4, off O Villarreal, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: M Bradley (6, by W Wright).
TB: J Hamilton 13; D Murphy 6; M Young 5; J Saltalamacchia 4; C Shelton 4; I Kinsler 3; M Bradley 2; B Boggs 2; R Vazquez.
RBI: J Hamilton 5 (49); D Murphy 3 (26); M Young 3 (23); B Boggs 2 (10); C Shelton (3); I Kinsler (20); J Saltalamacchia (4).
2-out RBI: M Young 3; B Boggs 2; D Murphy 2; I Kinsler; J Hamilton.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 8 for 16.
Fielding
E: S Ponson (2).
Outfield Assists: B Boggs (C Lee at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: I Kinsler (12, 2nd base off W Wright/J Towles).

Houston Astros

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Shawn Chacon 3.1 6 8 5 4 0 3 4.14 21 75 37 25 2 10 5 12 7 0 18 -0.415 0.80 -6.1
Dave Borkowski 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3.93 8 30 21 14 2 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0.089 0.55 1.1
Wesley Wright, L (3-1) 1.1 3 2 2 2 1 0 4.11 10 39 22 13 4 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 -0.244 1.94 -1.6
Doug Brocail 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.18 1 6 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.021 0.75 0.4
Oscar Villarreal 1 6 6 2 1 0 3 6.04 11 34 23 18 3 2 2 8 4 0 0 0 -0.063 0.06 -5.5
Team Totals 8 17 16 9 7 3 6 10.12 51 184 106 71 13 22 18 23 11 0 18 1 0 -0.612 0.85 -11.7

Texas Rangers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sidney Ponson 5 9 7 3 0 2 0 3.52 24 80 55 39 7 9 14 8 1 0 31 -0.206 0.92 -4.3
Frank Francisco, BS (2) 1 3 1 1 1 1 0 2.92 7 25 16 8 4 4 0 5 3 0 0 0 -0.136 1.81 -0.9
Jamey Wright, W (2-1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.24 2 6 5 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0.149 1.73 0.9
Joaquin Benoit, H (7) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.30 3 12 8 6 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.079 1.01 0.5
Doug Mathis 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 12 8 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 12 8 4 1 4 0 4.00 39 135 92 62 13 17 19 15 4 0 31 1 0 -0.114 1.09 -3.1
F Francisco faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: S Ponson (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: W Wright (2; M Bradley).
Pickoffs: J Wright (2; L Berkman, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Angel Campos, 1B - Angel Hernandez, 2B - Eric Cooper, 3B - Marty Foster.
Time of Game: 3:16.
Attendance: 32,117.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 77° F, Wind 4mph out to Rightfield, Sunny.

Starting Lineups

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 8-8 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TEX M. Young W. Wright 21% 77% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Kinsler Scores; Young to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
t6 7-8 2 12- 8,(3-2)  R HOU K. Matsui F. Francisco -17% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive); Bourn Scores; Pence to 3B
b1 1-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  RR TEX B. Boggs S. Chacon 15% 79% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Hamilton Scores/unER; Murphy Scores/unER
b7 9-8 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R TEX J. Hamilton W. Wright 11% 88% Triple to RF (Ground Ball); Young Scores
b6 8-8 2 123 5,(1-2)  O TEX C. Shelton W. Wright -10% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Rangers' Sidney Ponson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU H. Pence S. Ponson 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU K. Matsui S. Ponson -4% 48% Double to CF (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
t1 0-0 1 -2- 8,(3-2)  O HOU M. Tejada S. Ponson 3% 52% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman S. Ponson 3% 55% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Rangers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Rangers Batting, Tied 0-0, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX I. Kinsler S. Chacon -2% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  TEX M. Young S. Chacon 2% 55% Reached on E4 (Line Drive)
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  TEX J. Hamilton S. Chacon 3% 59% Single to LF (Line Drive); Young to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O TEX M. Bradley S. Chacon -4% 54% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 2 12- 5,(3-1)  R TEX D. Murphy S. Chacon 10% 64% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Young Scores/unER; Hamilton to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- 6,(3-2)  RR TEX B. Boggs S. Chacon 15% 79% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Hamilton Scores/unER; Murphy Scores/unER
b1 3-0 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  O TEX F. Catalanotto S. Chacon -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 0, Rangers 3.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Behind 0-3, Rangers' Sidney Ponson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-3 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU C. Lee S. Ponson -5% 72% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF)
t2 0-3 0 -2- 6,(1-2)  R HOU D. Erstad S. Ponson -9% 63% Double to RF (Ground Ball); Lee Scores
t2 1-3 0 -2- 2,(1-0)  O HOU T. Wigginton S. Ponson 2% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B; Erstad to 3B
t2 1-3 1 --3 3,(1-1)  RO HOU M. Bourn S. Ponson -1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS); Erstad Scores
t2 2-3 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU J. Towles S. Ponson 1% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 8-9-1
b2 3-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia S. Chacon -2% 63% Popfly: 1B (Weak 2B-1B)
b2 3-2 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O TEX R. Vazquez S. Chacon -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 3-2 2 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX I. Kinsler S. Chacon 1% 63% Walk
b2 3-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX M. Young S. Chacon -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Rangers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 2-3, Rangers' Sidney Ponson facing 1-2-3
t3 2-3 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU H. Pence S. Ponson 3% 64% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 2-3 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU K. Matsui S. Ponson 2% 65% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t3 2-3 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada S. Ponson 1% 67% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Rangers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Rangers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 3-4-5
b3 3-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  R TEX J. Hamilton S. Chacon 9% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b3 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O TEX M. Bradley S. Chacon -2% 74% Lineout: CF
b3 4-2 1 --- 5,(3-1)  O TEX D. Murphy S. Chacon -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b3 4-2 2 --- 8,(3-2)  TEX B. Boggs S. Chacon 1% 74% Walk
b3 4-2 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O TEX F. Catalanotto S. Chacon -2% 72% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Rangers 4.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-4, Rangers' Sidney Ponson facing 4-5-6
t4 2-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU L. Berkman S. Ponson 3% 75% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t4 2-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU C. Lee S. Ponson 2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
t4 2-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU D. Erstad S. Ponson 1% 78% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 2, Rangers 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Astros' Shawn Chacon facing 8-9-1
b4 4-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  R TEX J. Saltalamacchia S. Chacon 7% 86% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b4 5-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  TEX R. Vazquez S. Chacon 2% 87% Walk
b4 5-2 0 1-- 5,(3-1)  TEX I. Kinsler S. Chacon 2% 90% Walk; Vazquez to 2B
b4 5-2 0 12- 3,(1-1)  O TEX M. Young S. Chacon -2% 87% Lineout: RF (Short RF)
b4 5-2 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR TEX J. Hamilton S. Chacon 9% 96% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF); Vazquez Scores; Kinsler Scores
Dave Borkowski replaces Shawn Chacon pitching
b4 8-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  TEX M. Bradley D. Borkowski 0% 97% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b4 8-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O TEX D. Murphy D. Borkowski -0% 96% Popfly: SS (Deep 3B)
b4 8-2 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  O TEX B. Boggs D. Borkowski -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 2, Rangers 8.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Behind 2-8, Rangers' Sidney Ponson facing 7-8-9
t5 2-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU T. Wigginton S. Ponson -1% 94% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t5 2-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Bourn S. Ponson -3% 92% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball to Weak 1B); Wigginton to 2B
t5 2-8 0 12- 4,(0-2)  HOU J. Towles S. Ponson -2% 90% Wild Pitch; Wigginton to 3B; Bourn to 2B
t5 2-8 0 -23 5,(1-2)  RO HOU J. Towles S. Ponson 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B); Wigginton Scores; Bourn to 3B
t5 3-8 1 --3 2,(0-1)  R HOU H. Pence S. Ponson -3% 89% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Bourn Scores/unER
t5 4-8 1 1-- 5,(3-1)  O HOU K. Matsui S. Ponson 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B; Pence to 2B
t5 4-8 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R HOU M. Tejada S. Ponson -6% 85% Double to RF (Line Drive to Deep RF Line); Pence Scores/unER
t5 5-8 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  HOU L. Berkman S. Ponson -2% 83% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 2B); Tejada to 3B
t5 5-8 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R HOU C. Lee S. Ponson -8% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Tejada Scores/unER; Berkman to 2B
t5 6-8 2 12- 2,(1-0)  RO HOU D. Erstad S. Ponson -5% 71% Double to LF (Fly Ball to Deep LF Line); Berkman Scores/unER; Lee out at Hm/LF-SS-C
5 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 8-7, Astros' Dave Borkowski facing 7-8-9
b5 8-7 0 --- 5,(3-1)  O TEX F. Catalanotto D. Borkowski -2% 68% Groundout: P-1B
b5 8-7 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia D. Borkowski -2% 67% Strikeout Swinging
b5 8-7 2 --- 2,(0-1)  TEX R. Vazquez D. Borkowski 1% 68% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
b5 8-7 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX I. Kinsler D. Borkowski -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 7, Rangers 8.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Behind 7-8, Rangers' Frank Francisco facing 7-8-9
Frank Francisco replaces Sidney Ponson pitching
t6 7-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU T. Wigginton F. Francisco 4% 69% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
t6 7-8 1 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU M. Bourn F. Francisco -4% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t6 7-8 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU J. Towles F. Francisco 5% 70% Flyball: LF (Deep LF Line)
t6 7-8 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU H. Pence F. Francisco -1% 68% Bourn Steals 2B
t6 7-8 2 -2- 4,(3-0)  HOU H. Pence F. Francisco -2% 67% Walk
t6 7-8 2 12- 8,(3-2)  R HOU K. Matsui F. Francisco -17% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive); Bourn Scores; Pence to 3B
t6 8-8 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O HOU M. Tejada F. Francisco 8% 58% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 8, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Rangers Batting, Tied 8-8, Astros' Dave Borkowski facing 2-3-4
b6 8-8 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O TEX M. Young D. Borkowski -3% 54% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
Wesley Wright replaces Dave Borkowski pitching
b6 8-8 1 --- 4,(1-2)  TEX J. Hamilton W. Wright 6% 61% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Hamilton to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw to 1B)
b6 8-8 1 -2- 4,(3-0)  TEX M. Bradley W. Wright 2% 63% Intentional Walk
b6 8-8 1 12- 1,(0-0)  TEX D. Murphy W. Wright 8% 71% Fielder's Choice 1B; Bradley to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch); Hamilton to 3B
b6 8-8 1 123 6,(2-2)  O TEX B. Boggs W. Wright -10% 60% Groundout: C unassisted/Forceout at Hm (Front of Home); Bradley to 3B; Murphy to 2B
Chris Shelton pinch hits for Frank Catalanotto (1B) batting 7th
b6 8-8 2 123 5,(1-2)  O TEX C. Shelton W. Wright -10% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 3 LOB. Astros 8, Rangers 8.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Tied 8-8, Rangers' Frank Francisco facing 4-5-6
Chris Shelton moves from PH to 1B
t7 8-8 0 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU L. Berkman F. Francisco -6% 44% Single to RF (Line Drive to RF Line)
Jamey Wright replaces Frank Francisco pitching
t7 8-8 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU C. Lee J. Wright 6% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
t7 8-8 1 1-- 2,(0-2)  O HOU D. Erstad J. Wright 7% 57% Berkman Picked off 1B (P-1B)
t7 8-8 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O HOU D. Erstad J. Wright 2% 59% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 8, Rangers 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Rangers Batting, Tied 8-8, Astros' Wesley Wright facing 8-9-1
b7 8-8 0 --- 6,(2-2)  O TEX J. Saltalamacchia W. Wright -4% 55% Strikeout Swinging
b7 8-8 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O TEX R. Vazquez W. Wright -3% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 8-8 2 --- 4,(3-0)  TEX I. Kinsler W. Wright 2% 54% Walk
b7 8-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX M. Young W. Wright 2% 56% Kinsler Steals 2B
b7 8-8 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  R TEX M. Young W. Wright 21% 77% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Kinsler Scores; Young to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
b7 9-8 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  R TEX J. Hamilton W. Wright 11% 88% Triple to RF (Ground Ball); Young Scores
Doug Brocail replaces Wesley Wright pitching
b7 10-8 2 --3 6,(3-2)  O TEX M. Bradley D. Brocail -2% 86% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 8, Rangers 10.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Behind 8-10, Rangers' Joaquin Benoit facing 7-8-9
Joaquin Benoit replaces Jamey Wright pitching
t8 8-10 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU T. Wigginton J. Benoit 4% 90% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t8 8-10 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Bourn J. Benoit 3% 92% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 1B)
t8 8-10 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU J. Towles J. Benoit 1% 94% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 8, Rangers 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Rangers Batting, Ahead 10-8, Astros' Oscar Villarreal facing 5-6-7
Oscar Villarreal replaces Doug Brocail pitching
b8 10-8 0 --- 2,(0-1)  R TEX D. Murphy O. Villarreal 3% 97% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF)
b8 11-8 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O TEX B. Boggs O. Villarreal -0% 97% Flyball: RF (Short CF-RF)
b8 11-8 1 --- 2,(0-1)  R TEX C. Shelton O. Villarreal 2% 99% Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF)
b8 12-8 1 --- 3,(1-1)  TEX J. Saltalamacchia O. Villarreal 0% 99% Reached on E2 (Pop Fly to Front of Home)
b8 12-8 1 1-- 2,(0-1)  O TEX R. Vazquez O. Villarreal -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Saltalamacchi to 2B
b8 12-8 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  R TEX I. Kinsler O. Villarreal 1% 99% Triple to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF); Saltalamacchi Scores/unER
b8 13-8 2 --3 2,(1-0)  RR TEX M. Young O. Villarreal 0% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Kinsler Scores/unER; Young Scores/unER
b8 15-8 2 --- 7,(3-2)  TEX J. Hamilton O. Villarreal 0% 100% Walk
b8 15-8 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  TEX M. Bradley O. Villarreal 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive); Hamilton to 2B
b8 15-8 2 12- 1,(0-0)  R TEX D. Murphy O. Villarreal 0% 100% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF); Hamilton Scores/unER; Bradley to 3B/Adv on E8; Murphy to 2B
b8 16-8 2 -23 4,(1-2)  O TEX B. Boggs O. Villarreal -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted (2B-1B)
6 runs, 6 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 8, Rangers 16.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Behind 8-16, Rangers' Doug Mathis facing 1-2-3
Doug Mathis replaces Joaquin Benoit pitching
t9 8-16 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU H. Pence D. Mathis 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 8-16 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O HOU K. Matsui D. Mathis 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P (2B-1B)
t9 8-16 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU M. Tejada D. Mathis 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 8, Rangers 16.

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