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Box > Texas 6, Houston 5
Rangers feel Young at heart
Michael Young belted two home runs, while Rod Barajas added a solo shot to pace the Rangers' offense. Rookie Chris Young gave up just three hits in seven innings, the first of which came with two outs in the sixth, to earn his seventh victory.
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Chris Young didn't allow a hit until Craig Biggio singled with two outs in the sixth. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
Craig Biggio broke up Chris Young's no-hit bid in the sixth, and Lance Berkman and Morgan Ensberg followed with back-to-back homers. Biggio added a two-run shot in the eighth, but Brandon Backe's six runs allowed were too much to overcome.
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TEX
Texas (38-34)
Won 1
Texas 6, Houston 5   HOU
Houston (32-40)
Lost 1
June 25, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0   6 8 0
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0   5 6 0
Standings through 6/25/05  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Astros Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Dellucci, LF2100110.262
a-Mench, PH-LF2000002.292
Young, M, SS5233011.323
Teixeira, 1B2100220.289
Blalock, 3B4110023.284
Soriano, 2B4012020.285
Matthews, RF4000001.241
Cordero, P0000000.000
Barajas, C4111001.253
Nix, CF4020000.249
Young, C, P3000031.000
Wasdin, P0000000.000
Hidalgo, RF1000011.216
Totals3568631210 

a-Lined out for Dellucci in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Soriano (21, Backe).
HR: Young, M 2 (10, 1st inning off Backe, 0 on, 1 out; 3rd inning off Backe, 1 on, 1 out), Barajas (7, 2nd inning off Backe, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, M 9; Blalock; Soriano 2; Barajas 4; Nix 2.
RBI: Young, M 3 (37), Barajas (24), Soriano 2 (48).
2-out RBI: Barajas.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas; Blalock 2.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
PB: Barajas (4).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF3110000.284
Biggio, 2B4222011.273
Berkman, 1B4112011.265
Ensberg, 3B3111111.271
Lane, RF3000000.231
Burns, P0000000.000
Franco, P0000000.000
Qualls, P0000000.000
b-Lamb, PH1010000.215
Wheeler, P0000000.000
Everett, SS3000112.232
Burke, LF4000011.202
Chavez, C3000001.186
c-Vizcaino, PH1000000.244
Backe, P1000000.231
a-Palmeiro, PH-RF3000020.312
Totals33565277 

a-Struck out for Backe in the 6th. b-Singled for Qualls in the 8th. c-Flied out for Chavez in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Berkman (5, 6th inning off Young, C, 1 on, 2 out), Ensberg (18, 6th inning off Young, C, 0 on, 2 out), Biggio (9, 8th inning off Wasdin, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Taveras; Biggio 5; Berkman 4; Ensberg 4; Lamb.
RBI: Berkman 2 (21), Ensberg (46), Biggio 2 (32).
2-out RBI: Berkman 2; Ensberg.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez; Everett.
Team LOB: 4.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Young, C (W, 7-4)7.03331423.21
Wasdin (H, 3)0.12220111.38
Cordero (S, 18)1.21001203.56
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Backe (L, 6-6)6.05662735.31
Burns 0.11000107.71
Franco 0.21001105.14
Qualls 1.00000104.24
Wheeler 1.01000201.97

WP: Young, C.
HBP: Taveras (by Young, C).
Pitches-strikes: Young, C 104-68, Wasdin 13-9, Cordero 20-13, Backe 92-58, Burns 11-7, Franco 18-8, Qualls 11-9, Wheeler 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Young, C 7-10, Wasdin 0-0, Cordero 1-2, Backe 9-2, Burns 0-0, Franco 0-1, Qualls 1-1, Wheeler 0-1.
Batters faced: Young, C 26, Wasdin 3, Cordero 7, Backe 25, Burns 2, Franco 4, Qualls 3, Wheeler 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Franco 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe Brinkman. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 72 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:47.
Att: 41,868.

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