Chi. Cubs 2, Houston 0

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 2:20 PM
Location - Wrigley Field
Temperature - 66°
Umpires - Home Plate - Lazaro Diaz, First Base - Eric Cooper, Second Base - Mike Reilly, Third Base - Chuck Meriwether,
Attendance - 39192

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 63-70 35-30 28-40 L2
Chi. Cubs 67-64 40-26 27-38 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Chicago Cubs have a 40-26 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 28-40 record on the road.
  • Chi. Cubs has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Cubs have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Astros have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Ted Lilly pitched 8.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.17. Carlos Marmol closed out the game to get the save and has 8 save s for the season. Felipe Paulino took the loss for Houston.
  • Derrek Lee had the only homerun for Chi. Cubs.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Felipe Paulino Player Ted Lilly
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 8.0
7 Strikeouts 5
4 Hits 4
3.00 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Carlos Lee Player Derrek Lee
2 Hits 1
0 RBI 2
0 HR 1
2 TB 4
.500 Avg .333

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 5 0 7 .156 13 5 0 1 0 0
Chi. Cubs 4 1 8 .154 8 9 2 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game at home against Chi. White Sox. The Cubs have a W/L % of .530 after a win and .492 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Astros have a W/L % of .460 after a win and .486 after a loss.
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