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Box > Texas 18, Houston 3
Homer where the heart is
Ezequiel Astacio surrendered nine runs in 1 2/3 innings and the Houston bullpen didn't fare much better. Morgan Ensberg and Adam Everett each homered in the loss.
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David Dellucci (left) and Mark Teixeira celebrate Dellucci's second-inning homer. (LM Otero/AP)
The Rangers hit a franchise-record eight homers, including four in an eight-run second inning. Dave Dellucci slugged two, while Hank Blalock went 4-for-5 with a homer and four RBIs.
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HOU
Houston (15-27)
Lost 4
Texas 18, Houston 3   TEX
Texas (23-20)
Won 2
May 21, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0   3 9 0
Texas
2 8 1 0 1 2 4 0 X   18 17 1
Standings through 5/21/05  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Rangers Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF5010032.256
Self, LF5020002.375
Biggio, 2B2000012.310
Bruntlett, 2B2000002.053
Berkman, DH4010002.196
Lamb, 1B4110012.216
Ensberg, 3B3112110.311
Lane, RF4000001.230
Everett, SS4111011.230
Chavez, C4020001.226
Totals373931715 

BATTING
2B: Lamb (7, Young, C), Chavez (3, Brocail).
HR: Ensberg (8, 4th inning off Young, C, 1 on, 1 out), Everett (3, 7th inning off Loe, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Taveras; Self 2; Berkman; Lamb 2; Ensberg 4; Everett 4; Chavez 3.
RBI: Ensberg 2 (21), Everett (14).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lamb; Biggio; Chavez; Berkman; Self.
Team LOB: 8.

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, DH4332110.286
2-Allen, PR-DH0100000.289
Young, M, SS3111210.266
1-DeRosa, PR-SS0100000.062
Teixeira, 1B4323101.279
Blalock, 3B5144011.293
Soriano, 2B5210003.275
Mench, LF5223012.298
Nix, CF5112020.283
Hidalgo, RF3121010.211
Torres, RF2000010.143
Barajas, C4211110.220
Totals40181717597 


1-Ran for Young, M in the 7th. 2-Ran for Dellucci in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (11, Astacio), Blalock (12, Astacio), Mench (10, Astacio).
HR: Dellucci 2 (8, 1st inning off Astacio, 0 on, 0 out; 3rd inning off Harville, 0 on, 1 out), Barajas (3, 2nd inning off Astacio, 0 on, 2 out), Teixeira (9, 2nd inning off Astacio, 2 on, 2 out), Blalock (7, 2nd inning off Astacio, 0 on, 2 out), Nix (3, 2nd inning off Harville, 1 on, 2 out), Hidalgo (6, 5th inning off Burns, 0 on, 0 out), Mench (7, 6th inning off Burns, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Dellucci 9; Young, M; Teixeira 6; Blalock 8; Soriano; Mench 6; Nix 4; Hidalgo 5; Barajas 4.
RBI: Dellucci 2 (20), Blalock 4 (24), Barajas (12), Teixeira 3 (27), Mench 3 (19), Nix 2 (19), Hidalgo (21), Young, M (24).
2-out RBI: Barajas; Teixeira 3; Blalock; Mench 3; Nix 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mench 2.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hidalgo (1, 2nd base by Astacio/Chavez).

FIELDING
E: Hidalgo (2, fielding).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Astacio (L, 0-3)1.299921410.61
Harville 2.12221326.57
Burns 2.033302210.12
Springer 1.03442207.07
Lidge 1.00000102.95
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Young, C (W, 4-2)5.05220613.22
Regilio 1.00001004.30
Loe 1.03110012.84
Shouse 1.00000002.25
Brocail 1.01000104.34

WP: Springer.
Pitches-strikes: Astacio 68-39, Harville 44-26, Burns 38-24, Springer 35-20, Lidge 6-5, Young, C 93-65, Regilio 19-9, Loe 16-10, Shouse 9-6, Brocail 19-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Astacio 1-2, Harville 2-2, Burns 3-1, Springer 1-0, Lidge 1-1, Young, C 4-5, Regilio 2-1, Loe 2-1, Shouse 0-3, Brocail 1-1.
Batters faced: Astacio 15, Harville 10, Burns 9, Springer 8, Lidge 3, Young, C 21, Regilio 4, Loe 6, Shouse 3, Brocail 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Harville 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Greg Gibson.
Weather: 96 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 3:07.
Att: 35,781.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner
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