THESHOW
HOUSTON ASTROS AT TEXAS RANGERS
07/23/2024
 
THESHOW
HOUSTON ASTROS AT TEXAS RANGERS
GAME ID: 1965 - TUESDAY, JULY 23RD, 2024 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston Astros (56-38) 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 6 12 0
Texas Rangers (45-48) 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 10 0
Blackburn Stars in Astros Win
Chris Blackburn helped his team muscle past the Texas Rangers, 6-3. In the game, the Houston shortstop was 4 for 4 with 2 doubles, 2 singles, and a walk, while scoring 3 times. Aaron Nola picked up the win, improving his season record to 7-7. He struck out 6 in 7 innings. Houston, at 56-38, occupies first place in the American League Western Division.

Juan Hernández didn't waste any time giving his team the lead. His first time up in the top of the first, he cranked a 2-run home run to put Houston on top, 2-0.

Hernández attributed the win to "a well-rounded effort by the whole team."
HOUSTON BATTING LINESCORES TEXAS BATTING LINESCORES
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
C. Blackburn SS 4 3 4 1 1 0 0 .237 5 23
D. Swanson 2B 4 0 1 1 0 3 3 .302 4 30
P. Goldschmidt 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 3 .288 27 78
J. Hernández DH 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 .295 30 77
S. Beer RF 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 .262 14 46
P. Bailey CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .250 0 0
A. Cousino LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .234 2 12
J. Evans C 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .228 7 34
P. Lawrence 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .197 1 7
Totals 33 6 12 6 2 7 13      
BATTING
Doubles: S. Beer (5, 1st Inning off D. Wiley, 0 on, 2 outs) C. Blackburn 2 (23, 5th Inning off D. Wiley, 0 on, 1 out; 7th Inning off D. Wiley, 1 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: J. Hernández (30, 1st Inning off D. Wiley, 1 on, 2 outs) S. Beer (14, 4th Inning off D. Wiley, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: P. Bailey , J. Evans , J. Hernández 5 , S. Beer 6 , D. Swanson , C. Blackburn 6 , P. Goldschmidt
2-out RBI: J. Hernández
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: P. Bailey , S. Beer , P. Goldschmidt
GIDP: J. Hernández , P. Lawrence
Sac Bunt: P. Lawrence
Sac Fly: D. Swanson , P. Goldschmidt
Hit by Pitch: S. Beer
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: C. Blackburn 2 (26)
CS: S. Beer (3)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Swanson-Blackburn-Goldschmidt, Swanson-Blackburn-Goldschmidt)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
T. Collins LF 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 .292 9 28
R. Urena 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .275 12 41
B. Zimmer RF 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 .312 9 28
Z. Collins C 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .282 15 49
L. Brinson DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 .268 21 61
P. Starr CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233 9 31
R. French 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .167 0 10
C. Randolph 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .218 8 27
D. Gregorius SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .234 2 24
Totals 33 3 10 3 1 6 14      
BATTING
Doubles: T. Collins (19, 6th Inning off A. Nola, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: T. Collins (9, 1st Inning off A. Nola, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: B. Zimmer 3 , R. French , Z. Collins , L. Brinson , T. Collins 6 , D. Gregorius , C. Randolph
2-out RBI: C. Randolph
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: P. Starr , T. Collins
GIDP: P. Starr , C. Randolph
Hit by Pitch: R. French
Team LOB: 4

BASERUNNING
CS: B. Zimmer (2) , R. French (1)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Gregorius-Randolph-Urena, Gregorius-Randolph-Urena)
HOUSTON PITCHING LINESCORES TEXAS PITCHING LINESCORES
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
A. Nola W (7-7) 7.0 8 3 3 1 6 1 101 60 4.38
T. Gill H (3) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 8 3.69
D. Lacy H (5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 3.86
C. Kimbrel SV (22) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 2.66
PITCHING
Game Score: A. Nola 54
Batters Faced: A. Nola 28, T. Gill 3, D. Lacy 1, C. Kimbrel 3
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: A. Nola 9-3, T. Gill 1-1, D. Lacy 0-1, C. Kimbrel 1-1
Pitches - Strikes: A. Nola 101-60, T. Gill 14-8, D. Lacy 5-3, C. Kimbrel 5-3
Inherited Runners - Scored: D. Lacy 1-0
Hit Batsmen: A. Nola
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA
D. Wiley L (7-10) 6.1 10 6 6 2 5 2 110 65 5.11
J. López 2.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 40 27 2.88
PITCHING
Game Score: D. Wiley 32
Batters Faced: D. Wiley 29, J. López 10
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: D. Wiley 6-5, J. López 1-5
Pitches - Strikes: D. Wiley 110-65, J. López 40-27
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. López 2-1
Hit Batsmen: D. Wiley
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Chris Blackburn
Ballpark: Globe Life Park in Arlington
Weather: Partly Cloudy (77 degrees), wind blowing out to center at 11 mph
Start Time: 7:05 pm EST
Time: 2:52
Attendance: 29466
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