Minnesota 5, Houston 2

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, June 19, 2009 8:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Winters, First Base - Jerry Layne, Second Base - Tony Randazzo, Third Base - Chris Guccione,
Attendance - 32218

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 0
Minnesota 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 5 10 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 30-36 16-18 14-18 L1
Minnesota 35-34 24-13 11-21 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Minnesota Twins have a 24-13 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 14-18 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Twins have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up losses. The Astros have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kevin Slowey pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.04. Joe Nathan closed out the game to get the save and has 16 save s for the season. Roy Oswalt took the loss for Houston.
  • Jeff Keppinger had the only homerun for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   Minnesota
Roy Oswalt Player Kevin Slowey
Loss W/L Win
8.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 6
10 Hits 3
5.62 ERA 1.50
Hitting
Houston   Minnesota
Darin ErstadPlayer Michael Cuddyer
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
1.000 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 5 1 8 .185 9 9 2 4 1 0
Minnesota 10 0 14 .370 12 4 5 4 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Houston. The Twins have a W/L % of .514 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Astros have a W/L % of .433 after a win and .472 after a loss.
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