Houston 4, Minnesota 1

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, June 21, 2009 2:10 PM
Location - Metrodome
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Tony Randazzo, First Base - Chris Guccione, Second Base - Mike Winters, Third Base - Jerry Layne,
Attendance - 39659

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 11 0
Minnesota 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 32-36 16-18 16-18 W2
Minnesota 35-36 24-15 11-21 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Minnesota Twins have a 24-15 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 16-18 record on the road.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Twins have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Astros have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Wandy Rodriguez pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.18. Jose Valverde closed out the game to get the save and has 5 save s for the season. Glen Perkins took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Michael Cuddyer had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   Minnesota
Wandy Rodriguez Player Glen Perkins
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 7.0
8 Strikeouts 1
2 Hits 9
1.29 ERA 5.14
Hitting
Houston   Minnesota
Hunter Pence Player Brian Buscher
3 Hits 1
1 RBI 0
0 HR 0
4 TB 1
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 11 0 14 .306 13 1 4 1 1 0
Minnesota 2 1 5 .074 7 8 1 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Twins have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .486 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Astros have a W/L % of .452 after a win and .486 after a loss.
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