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Everett comes up big
Rangers fall late
Young Texas right-hander Robinson Tejeda held down Houston through five innings, allowing only one run on two hits, but the Rangers' bullpen couldn't hold off the Astros at Minute Maid Park. The Rangers scrapped together single runs in the third, fifth, and seventh innings in the loss.
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Astros 5, Rangers 3
Adam Everett stands at second after his clutch three-run double in the eighth. (Dave Einsel/AP)
Series at a glance:
Astros stun Rangers
Adam Everett smacked a three-run double on a 3-2 count with two outs in the eighth to give Houston a thrilling victory in the opener against Texas. Starter Roy Oswalt didn't have his best stuff but held the Rangers close through 6 1/3 innings.
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 Everett's double
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 19, 2006
TEX
Texas (21-20)
Lost 1
Houston 5, Texas 3   HOU
Houston (23-19)
Won 1
May 19, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0   3 12 0
Houston
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 X   5 6 0
Standings thru 5/19/06  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Astros Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF5141001.317
Young, SS4022112.326
Teixeira, 1B4000115.274
Blalock, 3B5020003.338
Mench, RF-LF4010024.298
Wilkerson, LF4010014.270
Benoit, P0000000.000
Wilson, P0000000.000
Barajas, C4000003.229
DeRosa, 2B4220012.349
Tejeda, R, P1000001.000
Bauer, P0000000.000
a-Jimenez, PH1000000.208
Feldman, P0000000.000
Brown, RF1000010.194
Totals3731232725 

a-Grounded out for Bauer in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Matthews 2 (14, Oswalt, Oswalt), DeRosa 2 (9, Oswalt, Oswalt).
TB: Matthews 6; Young 2; Blalock 2; Mench; Wilkerson; DeRosa 4.
RBI: Young 2 (26), Matthews (19).
2-out RBI: Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas; DeRosa; Wilkerson 2.
S: Tejeda, R.
GIDP: Blalock.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Blalock (1, 2nd base off Oswalt/Ausmus).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF3000110.271
Biggio, 2B2000210.282
Berkman, RF-LF3100133.312
Ensberg, 3B4220003.282
Lamb, 1B4020013.383
Ausmus, C3111102.336
Wilson, LF2001012.250
Qualls, P0000000.000
a-Munson, PH0100100.242
Lidge, P0000000.000
Everett, SS3013102.233
Oswalt, P2000010.083
Palmeiro, LF1000010.182
b-Lane, PH-RF1000011.207
Totals2856571016 

a-Walked for Qualls in the 8th. b-Struck out for Palmeiro in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ensberg (10, Tejeda, R), Everett (8, Benoit).
TB: Ensberg 3; Lamb 2; Ausmus; Everett 2.
RBI: Wilson (20), Ausmus (11), Everett 3 (23).
2-out RBI: Everett 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lamb; Everett 2; Lane.
SF: Wilson.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Taveras (4, 2nd base off Tejeda, R/Barajas), Everett (2, 3rd base off Wilson/Barajas).
CS: Lamb (1, home by Tejeda, R/Barajas).

FIELDING
DP: (Lamb-Everett-Oswalt).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Tejeda, R 5.02114606.23
Bauer (BS, 2)1.03110103.68
Feldman (H, 1)0.20000107.27
Benoit (BS, 2)(L, 0-1)1.01333105.03
Wilson 0.10000104.50
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt 6.111332303.57
Qualls (W, 2-1)1.20000204.01
Lidge (S, 12)1.01000205.23

IBB: Everett (by Tejeda, R).
Pitches-strikes: Tejeda, R 102-55, Bauer 24-15, Feldman 8-6, Benoit 38-17, Wilson 6-3, Oswalt 122-84, Qualls 22-17, Lidge 13-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Tejeda, R 2-6, Bauer 1-1, Feldman 1-0, Benoit 0-2, Wilson 0-0, Oswalt 10-6, Qualls 3-0, Lidge 0-1.
Batters faced: Tejeda, R 20, Bauer 6, Feldman 2, Benoit 7, Wilson 1, Oswalt 31, Qualls 5, Lidge 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wilson 1-0, Qualls 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Froemming. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:18.
Att: 40,790.

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