Houston 6, Chi. Cubs 5

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 17, 2009 2:20 PM
Location - Wrigley Field
Temperature - 50°
Umpires - Home Plate - Angel Campos, First Base - Gary Darling, Second Base - Bruce Dreckman, Third Base - Bill Hohn,
Attendance - 40478

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 17-20 8-10 9-10 W1
Chi. Cubs 21-15 12-7 9-8 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Chicago Cubs have a 12-7 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 9-10 record on the road.
  • Chi. Cubs has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Cubs have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Astros have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Brian Moehler pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 7.71. Chris Sampson closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Rich Harden took the loss for Chi. Cubs.
  • Alfonso Soriano, Derrek Lee hit homeruns for Chi. Cubs. Ivan Rodriguez had the only homerun for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Brian Moehler Player Rich Harden
Win W/L Loss
5.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 7
5 Hits 6
5.40 ERA 6.00
Hitting
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Lance Berkman Player Derrek Lee
2 Hits 4
1 RBI 2
0 HR 1
3 TB 8
.667 Avg .800

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 7 1 12 .206 16 10 5 4 0 0
Chi. Cubs 11 2 19 .282 18 4 5 2 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game on the road against St. Louis. The Cubs have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .600 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Astros have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .429 after a loss.
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