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W:R.Ross Jr.(1-0) L:W.Wright(0-1) S:J.Nathan (10)
HR: TEX- J.Baker (4), N.Cruz (8), D.Murphy (3) HOU- T.Crowe (1)



Texas Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Chad Fairchild; First, Jeff Kellogg; Second, Eric Cooper; Third, Paul Schrieber;
- Ian Kinsler flied out to left. None on with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 1st
- Robbie Grossman walked. Runner on first with none out and Jimmy Paredes due up.
- Jimmy Paredes struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
- Jose Altuve reached first on Elvis Andrus`s fielding error. On the play, Robbie Grossman advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro struck out swinging. Runners on first and second and with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena lined out to center to end the inning.

Texas Top 2nd
- Adrian Beltre singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz grounded into a double play, short to second to first. On the play, Adrian Beltre out at second. None on with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 2nd
- Trevor Crowe lead-off Home Run (1) to left. Matt Dominguez due up.
- Matt Dominguez grounded out to pitcher. None on with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Robbie Grossman due up.
- Robbie Grossman flied out to left to end the inning.

Texas Top 3rd
- Jeff Baker grounded out pitcher to short to first. None on with one out and Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto walked. Runner on first with one out and Craig Gentry due up.
- Craig Gentry singled to left. On the play, Geovany Soto advances to second. Runners on first and second with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler singled to short. On the play, Craig Gentry advances to second and Geovany Soto advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus walked. Geovany Soto scored on the play with one out. Bases loaded and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 3rd
- Jimmy Paredes popped out to second. None on with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
- Jose Altuve doubled to left. Runner on second with one out and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro grounded out to first. On the play, Jose Altuve advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- With Chris Carter batting, wild pitch by Alexi Ogando. Jose Altuve scores. None on with two outs and Chris Carter at the plate.
- Chris Carter walked. Runner on first with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Chris Carter advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with two outs and Carlos Pena at the plate.
- Carlos Pena walked. Runners on first and second with two outs and Trevor Crowe due up.
- Trevor Crowe struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 4th
- Nelson Cruz grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland doubled to center. Runner on second with one out and Jeff Baker due up.
- Jeff Baker grounded out third to first. On the play, Mitch Moreland advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 4th
- Matt Dominguez flied out to left. None on with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez bunt singled to first. Runner on first with one out and Robbie Grossman due up.
- Robbie Grossman flied out to center. Runner on first with two outs and Jimmy Paredes due up.
- Jimmy Paredes grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 5th
- Craig Gentry grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus grounded out short to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 5th
- Jose Altuve grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro flied out to center. None on with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
- Chris Carter singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena grounded out to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 6th
- Lance Berkman grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz two-out, solo Home Run (8) to left. Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 6th
- Trevor Crowe grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Matt Dominguez due up.
- Matt Dominguez flied out to right. None on with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Robbie Grossman due up.
- Robbie Ross enters the game for the Rangers with a runner on first and two outs.
- Robbie Grossman lined out to second to end the inning.

Texas Top 7th
- Wesley Wright starts the inning for the Astros.
- Jeff Baker lead-off Home Run (4) to right. Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto struck out swinging. None on with one out and Craig Gentry due up.
- Craig Gentry grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler doubled to center. Runner on second with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 7th
- David Murphy replaces left fielder Jeff Baker, batting 7th, playing left field.
- Jimmy Paredes struck out swinging. None on with one out and Jose Altuve due up.
- Jose Altuve flied out to center. None on with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
- Jason Castro grounded out to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 8th
- Lance Berkman doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Paul Clemens enters the game for the Astros with a runner on second and none out.
- Leonys Martin is pinch-running for Lance Berkman.
- Adrian Beltre fouled out to first. On the play, Leonys Martin advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz flied out to left. Runner on third with two outs and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Travis Blackley enters the game for the Astros with a runner on third and two outs.
- Mitch Moreland flied out to left to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 8th
- Tanner Scheppers starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Leonys Martin remains in the game as the designated hitter.
- Chris Carter struck out looking. None on with one out and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Trevor Crowe due up.
- Trevor Crowe struck out looking to end the inning.

Texas Top 9th
- David Murphy lead-off Home Run (3) to right center. Geovany Soto due up.
- Geovany Soto grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Craig Gentry due up.
- Craig Gentry walked. Runner on first with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler flied out to left. Runner on first with two outs and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus grounded into a fielder`s choice, third to second. On the play, Craig Gentry out at second to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 9th
- Joe Nathan starts the inning for the Rangers.
- Matt Dominguez flied out to left. None on with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez flied out to center. None on with two outs and Robbie Grossman due up.
- Robbie Grossman struck out swinging to end the game.

Texas 4, Houston 2


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: R.Ross Jr. (1-0); LP:W.Wright (0-1); S:J.Nathan (10).

Texas 4, Houston 2