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W:B.Norris(1-0) L:M.Harrison(0-1) S:E.Bedard (1)
HR: TEX- None HOU- R.Ankiel (1)



Texas Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Sam Holbrook; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Andy Fletcher; Third, Chris Conroy;
- Ian Kinsler flied out to right. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 1st
- Jose Altuve singled to left. Runner on first with none out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Jose Altuve out advancing to second, catcher to second. None on with one out and Brett Wallace at the plate.
- Brett Wallace struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter struck out looking to end the inning.

Texas Top 2nd
- Adrian Beltre lined out to third. None on with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy walked. Runner on first with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- David Murphy caught stealing second, catcher to second. None on with two outs and Nelson Cruz at the plate.
- Nelson Cruz walked. Runner on first with two outs and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski singled to left. On the play, Nelson Cruz advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 2nd
- Carlos Pena struck out swinging. None on with one out and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell lined out to third. None on with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 3rd
- Leonys Martin struck out swinging. None on with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler flied out to center. None on with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 3rd
- Matt Dominguez grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Brandon Barnes due up.
- Brandon Barnes struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Ronny Cedeno due up.
- Ronny Cedeno flied out to right to end the inning.

Texas Top 4th
- Lance Berkman singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre flied out to left. Runner on first with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 4th
- Jose Altuve flied out to center. None on with one out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter struck out looking. Runner on first with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena singled to left center. On the play, Brett Wallace advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell tripled to left, scoring Brett Wallace and Carlos Pena with two outs. Runner on third and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning.

Texas Top 5th
- A.J. Pierzynski struck out swinging. None on with one out and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland flied out to left. None on with two outs and Leonys Martin due up.
- Leonys Martin grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 5th
- Matt Dominguez struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brandon Barnes due up.
- Brandon Barnes walked. Runner on first with one out and Ronny Cedeno due up.
- Ronny Cedeno singled to right. On the play, Cedeno advances to third and Brandon Barnes scored on Nelson Cruz`s fielding error with one out. Runner on third and Jose Altuve due up.
- Jose Altuve singled to center, scoring Ronny Cedeno with one out. Runner on first and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter popped out to second to end the inning.

Texas Top 6th
- Ian Kinsler walked. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman singled to right. On the play, Ian Kinsler advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre lined out to pitcher. Runners on first and third with two outs and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy singled to right, scoring Ian Kinsler with two outs. On the play, Lance Berkman advances to second. Runners on first and second and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz singled to center, scoring Lance Berkman with two outs. On the play, David Murphy advances to second. Runners on first and second and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- Erik Bedard enters the game for the Astros with runners on first and second with two outs.
- A.J. Pierzynski flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 6th
- Carlos Pena struck out swinging. None on with one out and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell walked. Runner on first with one out and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Matt Dominguez due up.
- Matt Dominguez walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Brandon Barnes due up.
- Derek Lowe enters the game for the Rangers with runners on first and second with two outs.
- Rick Ankiel is pinch-hitting for Brandon Barnes.
- Pinch-Hitter Rick Ankiel two-out, three-run Home Run (1) to right scored Justin Maxwell and Matt Dominguez. Ronny Cedeno due up.
- Ronny Cedeno struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 7th
- Rick Ankiel remains in the game for the Astros in right field, batting 8th.
- Mitch Moreland grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Leonys Martin due up.
- Leonys Martin struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 7th
- Jason Frasor starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Jose Altuve grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace struck out looking. None on with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 8th
- Elvis Andrus grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre popped out to short to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 8th
- Joe Ortiz starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Carlos Pena struck out looking. None on with one out and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell tripled to right. Runner on third with one out and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro grounded out second to first. Runner on third with two outs and Matt Dominguez due up.
- Matt Dominguez infield single to second, scoring Justin Maxwell with two outs. Runner on first and Rick Ankiel due up.
- Rick Ankiel struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 9th
- David Murphy flied out to center. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz singled to right. Runner on first with one out and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Nelson Cruz advances to second on defensive interference. Runner on second with two outs and Mitch Moreland at the plate.
- Mitch Moreland grounded out second to first to end the game.

Texas 2, Houston 8


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: B.Norris (1-0); LP:M.Harrison (0-1); S:E.Bedard (1).

Texas 2, Houston 8