Felipe Paulino (right) remained winless in five starts this season. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
By Jason Grodsky / MLB.com
The Astros overcame a five-run deficit to force extras before losing the opener of the Lone Star Series vs. the Rangers. Lance Berkman started the comeback with a three-run homer, and Michael Bourn tied the game with one of his three hits.
BATTING HR: Andrus (3, 4th inning off Paulino, 0 on, 1 out), Saltalamacchia (4, 6th inning off Wright,
W, 1 on, 1 out), Cruz, N (9, 10th inning off Hawkins, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Saltalamacchia 4; Andrus 7;
Hamilton; Cruz, N 4; Young, M 3; Jones, An; Murphy, Dv. RBI: Young, M (18), Jones, An (12), Andrus
(9), Saltalamacchia 2 (18), Cruz, N (26). 2-out RBI: Young, M; Jones, An. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Murphy, Dv 3; Kinsler; Davis, C. SAC: Holland, D. GIDP:
Jones, An. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 9.
Andrus (6, 2nd base off Wright, W/Quintero).
FIELDING DP: 2 (Kinsler-Andrus-Jones,
An, Andrus-Kinsler-Davis, C).
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