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Bats go silent in Houston
Astros 6, Rangers 1
John Koronka allowed three runs on six hits in five-plus innings Saturday. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
John Koronka was solid for five innings before loading the bases with no outs in the sixth. Scott Feldman and C.J. Wilson were unable to limit the damage, as the Astros scored five times in the inning. Nelson Cruz drove in the Rangers' lone run.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 19, 2007
TEX
Texas (16-27)
Lost 1
Houston 6, Texas 1   HOU
Houston (21-21)
Won 1
May 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 6 0
Houston
0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 5/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Astros Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B4020002.232
Young, SS3110102.236
Teixeira, 1B4000033.286
Sosa, RF4000022.259
Cruz, LF3011010.207
  Wilson, P0000000.000
  Eyre, P0000000.000
  a-Vazquez, PH1000000.600
Laird, C3010100.212
Mahar, CF4010011.231
Metcalf, 3B2000110.000
  b-Kata, PH1000002.255
Koronka, P2000022.000
  Feldman, P0000000.000
  Diaz, LF1000000.235
Totals3216131014 

a-Flied out for Eyre in the 9th. b-Grounded out for Metcalf in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Young (14, Rodriguez).
TB: Kinsler 2; Young 2; Cruz; Laird; Mahar.
RBI: Cruz (11).
2-out RBI: Cruz.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Kinsler; Kata.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (6, 2nd base off Rodriguez/Ausmus).
CS: Cruz (2, 2nd base by Rodriguez/Ausmus).

FIELDING
DP: (Young-Kinsler-Teixeira).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B5221001.245
  Qualls, P0000000.000
Loretta, SS-2B3110100.343
Berkman, 1B4012022.278
Lee, LF3011001.317
Pence, CF4121002.356
Ensberg, 3B3110102.214
Lane, RF4010001.197
Ausmus, C3000102.264
Rodriguez, P2010002.188
  a-Lamb, PH0100100.345
  Lidge, P0000000.000
  b-Everett, PH-SS1000010.190
Totals3261054313 

a-Walked for Rodriguez in the 6th. b-Struck out for Lidge in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Biggio 2; Loretta; Berkman; Lee; Pence 2; Ensberg; Lane; Rodriguez.
RBI: Pence (16), Biggio (16), Berkman 2 (23), Lee (40).
2-out RBI: Pence; Biggio; Berkman 2; Lee.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Ensberg; Pence.
S: Loretta.
GIDP: Ausmus.
Team LOB: 8.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Koronka (L, 0-1)5.06333205.40
Feldman 0.22331007.94
Wilson 1.12000002.25
Eyre 1.00000104.70
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rodriguez (W, 2-3)6.04112703.99
Lidge 2.00001203.32
Qualls 1.02000103.05

Koronka pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

HBP: Lee (by Koronka).
Pitches-strikes: Koronka 107-64, Feldman 10-5, Wilson 31-22, Eyre 9-6, Rodriguez 98-57, Lidge 31-18, Qualls 19-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Koronka 6-7, Feldman 2-0, Wilson 3-1, Eyre 0-2, Rodriguez 3-7, Lidge 2-2, Qualls 1-1.
Batters faced: Koronka 25, Feldman 4, Wilson 6, Eyre 3, Rodriguez 23, Lidge 7, Qualls 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Feldman 3-2, Wilson 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Rick Reed. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Tim Timmons.
Weather: 82 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 41,990.

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