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Buchholz, Astros beat Rangers
Astros even intrastate series
Right-hander Taylor Buchholz tossed seven shutout innings, and Mike Lamb had three hits, three RBIs and three runs scored, leading the Astros over the Rangers. Lance Berkman collected his league-leading 71st RBI.
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 Lamb's upper-deck homer
 Lamb's two-run triple
Astros 7, Rangers 0
Houston's Taylor Buchholz didn't allow hit until the fifth inning on Saturday. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Series at a glance:
Rangers blanked by Astros
John Wasdin allowed four runs -- three earned -- over six-plus innings, and the Rangers went on to fall to the Astros. Gary Matthews made a spectacular catch, snaring a potential home run over the wall in center field.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: July 01, 2006
HOU
Houston (39-42)
Won 1
Houston 7, Texas 0   TEX
Texas (41-40)
Lost 1
July 1, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Houston
1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2   7 9 1
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 2
Standings thru 7/1/06  |  Gameday  |  Astros Stats  |  Rangers Stats
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Taveras, CF5110003.263
Lamb, 1B5333003.327
Ensberg, 3B2111310.241
Berkman, DH4011113.314
Wilson, LF5121004.291
Munson, C4000115.218
Lane, RF5011012.207
Everett, SS5000003.234
Bruntlett, 2B3100100.272
Totals387976423 

BATTING
2B: Lamb (12, Wasdin), Ensberg (13, Wasdin), Wilson 2 (13, Wasdin, Benoit).
3B: Lamb (1, Mahay).
HR: Lamb (7, 3rd inning off Wasdin, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Taveras; Lamb 9; Ensberg 2; Berkman; Wilson 4; Lane.
RBI: Ensberg (42), Lamb 3 (23), Berkman (71), Wilson (43), Lane (30).
2-out RBI: Lane.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Munson 2; Berkman; Everett; Lamb.
GIDP: Wilson.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Taveras (13, 2nd base off Wasdin/Barajas).

FIELDING
E: Bruntlett (6, fielding).
DP: 2 (Munson-Ensberg, Everett-Bruntlett-Lamb).

 
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, CF3010111.326
DeRosa, 1B4000012.340
Young, SS4000021.319
Teixeira, DH4010001.272
Blalock, 3B4000002.279
Mench, RF4000012.276
Kinsler, 2B2010101.303
Wilkerson, LF1000201.242
Barajas, C3000013.270
Totals290304614 

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (28, Borkowski).
TB: Matthews; Teixeira 2; Kinsler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Barajas; Mench.
GIDP: DeRosa.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Young (7, fielding), Kinsler (4, throw).
DP: (Kinsler-Young-DeRosa).

 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Buchholz (W, 5-6)7.02003605.36
Qualls 1.00001004.03
Borkowski 0.11000004.41
Miller 0.20000003.97
 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wasdin (L, 1-1)6.05433313.86
Mahay 0.01110002.31
Corey 2.01002101.69
Benoit 1.02221005.35

Wasdin pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Mahay pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Buchholz.
Pitches-strikes: Buchholz 103-62, Qualls 11-4, Borkowski 8-5, Miller 7-4, Wasdin 101-58, Mahay 3-3, Corey 28-14, Benoit 28-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Buchholz 3-11, Qualls 2-1, Borkowski 0-1, Miller 0-2, Wasdin 2-13, Mahay 0-0, Corey 3-2, Benoit 1-2.
Batters faced: Buchholz 26, Qualls 3, Borkowski 2, Miller 2, Wasdin 28, Mahay 1, Corey 9, Benoit 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller 1-0, Mahay 2-2, Corey 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 95 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:59.
Att: 34,753.

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