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Box > Houston 7, Texas 5
Morgan captains Astros' win
David Dellucci and the Rangers rallied to tie the game late off Houston starter and Interleague nemesis Roy Oswalt, but the Rangers fell short Friday.
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Morgan Ensberg's two-run homer was the difference on Friday night. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Morgan Ensberg gave the Astros their first lead in the sixth, and then put them ahead for good with a homer in the eighth to lead Houston on Friday.
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Ensberg's eighth-inning HR

Texas (44-33)
Lost 2
Houston 7, Texas 5  
Houston (41-38)
Won 1
July 2, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Texas
2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0   5 9 0
Houston
1 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 X   7 10 0
Standings through 7/2/04  |  Gameday  |  Rangers Stats  |  Astros Stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, M, SS4010020.325
Blalock, 3B4120001.314
Soriano, 2B4000013.291
Teixeira, 1B4322012.262
Dellucci, LF4122010.275
Matthews, RF4010020.280
Barajas, C4011000.285
Conti, CF4000033.205
Drese, P2000023.500
a-Fullmer, PH1000000.240
Almanzar, P0000000.000
b-Perry, PH1000010.237
Totals3659501312 

a-Popped out for Drese in the 7th. b-Struck out for Almanzar in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Teixeira (13, 1st inning off Oswalt, 1 on, 2 out), Dellucci (7, 8th inning off Oswalt, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Young, M; Blalock 2; Teixeira 5; Dellucci 5; Matthews; Barajas.
RBI: Teixeira 2 (35), Barajas (35), Dellucci 2 (33).
2-out RBI: Teixeira 2, Dellucci 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Drese 2.
Team LOB: 4.

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, LF4220000.300
Vizcaino, 2B4111001.265
Beltran, CF4001011.286
Berkman, RF4121000.304
Bagwell, 1B4220001.275
Ensberg, 3B4123000.278
Everett, SS3000102.265
Chavez, C4011011.224
Oswalt, P3000003.091
Lidge, P0000000.000
Totals347107129 

BATTING
2B: Biggio (25, Drese), Vizcaino (6, Drese).
HR: Ensberg (1, 8th inning off Almanzar, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Biggio 3; Vizcaino 2; Berkman 2; Bagwell 2; Ensberg 5; Chavez.
RBI: Beltran (58), Vizcaino (7), Berkman (59), Ensberg 3 (30), Chavez (8).
2-out RBI: Chavez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Oswalt.
Team LOB: 4.

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Drese 6.08551003.62
Almanzar (L, 6-1)2.02220213.86
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Oswalt (W, 7-6)8.095501123.76
Lidge (S, 5)1.00000202.53

WP: Oswalt.
Pitches-strikes: Drese 69-47, Almanzar 22-15, Oswalt 117-82, Lidge 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Drese 10-8, Almanzar 2-2, Oswalt 4-9, Lidge 0-1.
Batters faced: Drese 27, Almanzar 8, Oswalt 33, Lidge 3.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Fieldin Culbreth. 3B: Jim Wolf.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:10.
Att: 41,897.

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