Chi. Cubs 6, Houston 3

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - 83°
Umpires - Home Plate - Wally Bell, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Marvin Hudson, Third Base - John Hirschbeck,
Attendance - 29415

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chi. Cubs 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 8 0
Houston 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 8 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chi. Cubs 15-12 8-6 7-6 W1
Houston 11-17 5-9 6-8 L3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Houston Astros have a 5-9 record at home this season. The Chicago Cubs have a 7-6 record on the road.
  • Houston has a streak of 3 straight up losses. The Astros have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Chi. Cubs has a streak of 1 straight up wins. The Cubs have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Rich Harden pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.83. Kevin Gregg closed out the game to get the save and has 5 save s for the season. Mike Hampton took the loss for Houston.
  • Lance Berkman had the only homerun for Houston. Aramis Ramirez had the only homerun for Chi. Cubs.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Chi. Cubs   Houston
Rich Harden Player Mike Hampton
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 5.1
4 Strikeouts 4
8 Hits 7
3.86 ERA 5.06
Hitting
Chi. Cubs   Houston
Aramis Ramirez Player Hunter Pence
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 3
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Chi. Cubs 8 1 15 .222 20 9 4 4 0 0
Houston 8 1 12 .235 15 5 3 3 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against Chi. Cubs. The Astros have a W/L % of .455 after a win and .353 after a loss.
  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Cubs have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .615 after a loss.
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