St. Louis 5, Houston 3

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 10, 2009 8:15 PM
Location - Busch Stadium
Temperature - 45°
Umpires - Home Plate - Ed Hickox, First Base - Jerry Crawford, Second Base - Tom Hallion, Third Base - Phil Cuzzi,
Attendance - 37224

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 1-3 1-2 0-1 L2
St. Louis 3-2 3-2 0-0 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the St. Louis Cardinals have a 3-2 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 0-1 record on the road.
  • St. Louis has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Cardinals have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Astros have won 1 of their last 10 games.
  • Joel Pineiro pitched 6.2 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.70. Kyle McClellan closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Mike Hampton took the loss for Houston.
  • Ryan Ludwick had the only homerun for St. Louis. Carlos Lee had the only homerun for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   St. Louis
Mike Hampton Player Joel Pineiro
Loss W/L Win
5.0 IP 6.2
5 Strikeouts 2
4 Hits 8
5.40 ERA 2.70
Hitting
Houston   St. Louis
Carlos Lee Player Skip Schumaker
3 Hits 3
1 RBI 1
1 HR 0
6 TB 4
.750 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 11 1 16 .314 16 4 3 3 0 0
St. Louis 6 1 11 .207 17 6 5 8 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Houston. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .333 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against St. Louis. The Astros have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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