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W:Y.Darvish(1-0) L:L.Harrell(0-1)
HR: TEX- I.Kinsler (1) HOU- None



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

Houston Bottom 1st
- Jose Altuve struck out swinging on a foul tip. None on with one out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena grounded out second to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 2nd
- David Murphy grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz struck out swinging. None on with two outs and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski flied out to center to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 2nd
- Chris Carter struck out swinging. None on with one out and Rick Ankiel due up.
- Rick Ankiel struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell struck out looking to end the inning.

Texas Top 3rd
- Mitch Moreland grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Craig Gentry due up.
- Craig Gentry ground-rule double to right. Runner on second with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Ian Kinsler infield single to third. Runners on first and second with one out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus walked. Bases loaded with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman singled to left scored Craig Gentry. On the play, Elvis Andrus advances to second and Ian Kinsler advances to third. Bases loaded with one out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre struck out swinging. Bases loaded with two outs and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy flied out to left to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 3rd
- Jason Castro grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Carlos Corporan due up.
- Carlos Corporan grounded out pitcher to first. None on with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez struck out swinging, catcher to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 4th
- Nelson Cruz flied out to center. None on with one out and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski was hit-by-pitch. Runner on first with one out and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland grounded into a double play, pitcher to short to first to end the inning. On the play, A.J. Pierzynski out at second.

Houston Bottom 4th
- Jose Altuve struck out swinging. None on with one out and Brett Wallace due up.
- Brett Wallace struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Carlos Pena due up.
- Carlos Pena struck out swinging to end the inning.

Texas Top 5th
- Craig Gentry struck out looking. 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 tripled to right. Runner on third with two outs and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman intentionally walked. Runners on first and third with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second. On the play, Lance Berkman out at second to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 5th
- Chris Carter flied out to left. None on with one out and Rick Ankiel due up.
- Rick Ankiel lined out to first. None on with two outs and Justin Maxwell due up.
- Justin Maxwell struck out looking to end the inning.

Texas Top 6th
- NOTE: Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a perfect game through five innings. He has struck out 10 and walked none.
- David Murphy grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz singled to left. Runner on first with one out and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski grounded into a double play, pitcher to short to first to end the inning. On the play, Nelson Cruz out at second.

Houston Bottom 6th
- Jason Castro struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with one out and Carlos Corporan due up.
- Carlos Corporan lined out to first. None on with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
- Marwin Gonzalez grounded out to first to end the inning.

Texas Top 7th
- NOTE: Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a perfect game through six innings. He has struck out 11 and walked none.
- Xavier Cedeno starts the inning for the Astros.
- Mitch Moreland struck out swinging. None on with one out and Craig Gentry due up.
- Craig Gentry tripled to center. Runner on third with one out and Ian Kinsler due up.
- Rhiner Cruz enters the game for the Astros with a runner on third and one out.
- Ian Kinsler one-out, two-run Home Run (1) to left scored Craig Gentry. Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman popped out to short. Runner on first with two outs and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre grounded out third to first to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 7th
- Jose Altuve popped out to second. None on with one out and Brett Wallace due up. NOTE: Yu Darvish is eight outs away from a perfect game.
- Brett Wallace struck out swinging, catcher to first. None on with two outs and Carlos Pena due up. NOTE: Yu Darvish is seven outs away from a perfect game.
- Carlos Pena grounded out first to pitcher to end the inning. NOTE: Yu Darvish is six outs away from a perfect game.

Texas Top 8th
- NOTE: Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a perfect game through seven innings. He has struck out 12 and walked none.
- Wesley Wright starts the inning for the Astros.
- David Murphy walked. Runner on first with none out and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz doubled to center scored David Murphy. Runner on second with none out and A.J. Pierzynski due up.
- A.J. Pierzynski grounded out to first. On the play, Nelson Cruz advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Mitch Moreland due up.
- Mitch Moreland sacrifice fly out to left scored Nelson Cruz. None on with two outs and Craig Gentry due up.
- Josh Fields enters the game for the Astros with none on and two out.
- Craig Gentry struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 8th
- Chris Carter struck out swinging. None on with one out and Rick Ankiel due up. NOTE: Yu Darvish is five outs away from a perfect game.
- Rick Ankiel struck out looking. None on with two outs and Justin Maxwell due up. NOTE: Yu Darvish is four outs away from a perfect game.
- Justin Maxwell grounded out second to first to end the inning. NOTE: Yu Darvish is three outs away from a perfect game.

Texas Top 9th
- NOTE: Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a perfect game through eight innings. He has struck out 14 and walked none.
- Jose Veras starts the inning for the Astros.
- Ian Kinsler walked. Runner on first with none out and Elvis Andrus due up.
- Elvis Andrus tripled to right scored Ian Kinsler. Runner on third with none out and Lance Berkman due up.
- Lance Berkman singled to center scored Elvis Andrus. Runner on first with none out and Adrian Beltre due up.
- Adrian Beltre struck out swinging. Runner on first with one out and David Murphy due up.
- David Murphy struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Nelson Cruz due up.
- Nelson Cruz struck out swinging to end the inning.

Houston Bottom 9th
- Jason Castro grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Carlos Corporan due up. NOTE: Yu Darvish is two outs away from a perfect game.
- Carlos Corporan grounded out second to first. None on with two outs and Marwin Gonzalez due up. NOTE: Yu Darvish is one out away from a perfect game.
- Marwin Gonzalez singled to center to end Yu Darvish`s perfect game bid. Runner on first with two outs and Jose Altuve due up.
- Michael Kirkman enters the game for the Rangers with a runner on first and two out.
- Jose Altuve singled to center. On the play, Marwin Gonzalez advances to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Brett Wallace due up.
- J.D. Martinez is pinch-hitting for Brett Wallace.
- Pinch-Hitter J.D. Martinez struck out looking to end the game.

Texas 7, Houston 0


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: Y.Darvish (1-0); LP:L.Harrell (0-1).

Texas 7, Houston 0