MLB Box Score - Houston vs. Tampa Bay

National League
NYM 3
COL 1
Interleague
CIN 1
NYY 4
SEA 3
ATL 8
STL 3
BOS 5
TEX 5
WAS 3
ANA 3
PHI 2
TOR 8
PIT 5
HOU 3
TB 2
BAL 3
MIL 7
SF 10
KC 11
ARI 3
MIN 5
FLA 1
OAK 7
DET 5
SD 3
CLE 3
LA 4
CHW 1
CHC 7
All times are US/Eastern

Astros 3, Rays 2

Final
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9
R
H
E
Houston
(35-41)
000012000360
Tampa Bay
(44-31)
020000000261
W: B. Backe (5-8) L: S. Kazmir (6-3)
S: J. Valverde (18)
HR: HOU - H. Pence (10), C. Lee (17)   TB - E. Longoria (12)
 
Houston Astros
Michael Bourn, CF5000033 .232
Kazuo Matsui, 2B3020000 .271
    Mark Loretta, 2B1010000 .264
Miguel Tejada, SS2100202 .294
Lance Berkman, 1B4000025 .354
Carlos Lee, DH4112003 .276
Hunter Pence, RF4111020 .273
Ty Wigginton, 3B2000210 .262
Reggie Abercrombie, LF3000031 .222
   a- Geoff Blum, PH1000011 .232
    Darin Erstad, LF0000000 .295
Humberto Quintero, C4010001 .217
Totals33363412  
a-struck out for Abercrombie in the 9th
Batting
2B - Kazuo Matsui (13, Kazmir)
HR - Carlos Lee (17, Kazmir), Hunter Pence (10, Kazmir)
RBI - Carlos Lee 2 (58), Hunter Pence (37)
2-OUT RBI - Carlos Lee 2 (26)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Hunter Pence 1
DP - Matsui-Tejada-Berkman, Tejada-Loretta-Berkman
Tampa Bay Rays
Akinori Iwamura, 2B4010001 .267
Carl Crawford, LF3010112 .279
Willy Aybar, 1B2000200 .256
Eric Hinske, RF2100114 .258
   a- Justin Ruggiano, PH-CF1000001 .290
Evan Longoria, 3B3112110 .249
Cliff Floyd, DH4010021 .257
Dioner Navarro, C4010001 .323
Gabe Gross, CF-RF4010011 .234
Jason Bartlett, SS1000100 .246
   b- B.J. Upton, PH1000010 .287
Totals2926267  
a-grounded into a double play for Hinske in the 8th
b-struck out for Bartlett in the 9th
Batting
2B - Dioner Navarro (12, Backe)
HR - Evan Longoria (12, Backe)
RBI - Evan Longoria 2 (37)
SB - Akinori Iwamura (5, 2nd base off Wright/Quintero), Jason Bartlett (16, 3rd base off Wright/Quintero)
CS - Carl Crawford (6, 3rd base by Backe/Quintero)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - Scott Kazmir (1, Throwing)
Houston Astros
Brandon Backe (W,5-8) 6.2622451 4.82
Wesley Wright (H,5) 0.1000110 4.97
Chris Sampson (H,2) 0.2000100 5.46
Doug Brocail (H,14) 0.1000000 3.35
Jose Valverde (S,18) 1000010 4.00
HBP - Bartlett (by Brandon Backe)
Pitches-Strikes - Brandon Backe 85-48, Wesley Wright 12-6, Chris Sampson 4-1, Doug Brocail 2-2, Jose Valverde 10-7
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Brandon Backe 4-8, Chris Sampson 1-0, Jose Valverde 1-1
Batters Faced - Brandon Backe 28, Wesley Wright 2, Chris Sampson 2, Doug Brocail 1, Jose Valverde 3
Tampa Bay Rays
Scott Kazmir (L,6-3) 5.2433272 2.03
Grant Balfour 2100140 1.46
Dan Wheeler 1100110 1.83
Trever Miller 0.1000000 4.12
Pitches-Strikes - Scott Kazmir 106-73, Grant Balfour 40-26, Dan Wheeler 25-16, Trever Miller 2-2
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Scott Kazmir 3-7, Grant Balfour 1-1, Dan Wheeler 1-1
Batters Faced - Scott Kazmir 23, Grant Balfour 8, Dan Wheeler 5, Trever Miller 1
Game Information
Attendance - 19778
Game Time - 3:14
Temperature - 72
Umpires - Home - Mike Reilly, First Base - Bob Davidson, Second Base - Alfonso Marquez, Third Base - Andy Fletcher