Chi. Cubs 5, Houston 1

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, July 27, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Wrigley Field
Temperature - 78°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Everitt, First Base - Brian Gorman, Second Base - Gerry Davis, Third Base - CB Bucknor,
Attendance - 40794

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 50-49 28-25 22-24 L3
Chi. Cubs 52-45 31-18 21-27 W5

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Chicago Cubs have a 31-18 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 22-24 record on the road.
  • Chi. Cubs has a streak of 5 straight up wins. The Cubs have won 8 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 3 straight up losses. The Astros have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Jeff Samardzija pitched 2.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.40. Chris Sampson took the loss for Houston.
  • Derrek Lee, Alfonso Soriano hit homeruns for Chi. Cubs. Carlos Lee had the only homerun for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Wandy Rodriguez Player Carlos Zambrano
Loss W/L Loss
7.0 IP 7.0
7 Strikeouts 4
6 Hits 3
1.29 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Carlos Lee Player Aramis Ramirez
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 4
.400 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 8 1 15 .195 14 11 1 6 0 0
Chi. Cubs 9 2 18 .214 18 9 5 9 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game at home against Houston. The Cubs have a W/L % of .588 after a win and .478 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Chi. Cubs. The Astros have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .510 after a loss.
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