Houston 5, Chi. Cubs 3

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, August 31, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Wrigley Field
Temperature - 61°
Umpires - Home Plate - Mike Reilly, First Base - Chuck Meriwether, Second Base - Lazaro Diaz, Third Base - Eric Cooper,
Attendance - 36990

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 63-68 35-30 28-38 W1
Chi. Cubs 65-64 38-26 27-38 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Chicago Cubs have a 38-26 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 28-38 record on the road.
  • Chi. Cubs has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Cubs have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up wins. The Astros have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Roy Oswalt pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.80. Jose Valverde closed out the game to get the save and has 20 save s for the season. Rich Harden took the loss for Chi. Cubs.
  • Derrek Lee had the only homerun for Chi. Cubs. Carlos Lee had the only homerun for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Roy Oswalt Player Rich Harden
Win W/L Loss
7.0 IP 5.0
3 Strikeouts 9
6 Hits 5
2.57 ERA 9.00
Hitting
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Carlos Lee Player Jeff Baker
2 Hits 2
4 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 2
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 8 1 12 .267 17 15 5 7 0 1
Chi. Cubs 7 1 11 .206 12 5 3 1 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game at home against Houston. The Cubs have a W/L % of .523 after a win and .484 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Chi. Cubs. The Astros have a W/L % of .468 after a win and .493 after a loss.
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