Houston 8, LA Dodgers 5

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - 83°
Umpires - Home Plate - Edward Montague, First Base - Jerry Layne, Second Base - Tony Randazzo, Third Base - Chris Guccione,
Attendance - 26360

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LA Dodgers 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 8 0
Houston 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 8 11 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Dodgers 10-4 6-0 4-4 L1
Houston 5-9 3-5 2-4 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Houston Astros have a 3-5 record at home this season. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a 4-4 record on the road.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Astros have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • LA Dodgers has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Dodgers have won 8 of their last 10 games.
  • Russ Ortiz pitched 5.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 5.93. Jose Valverde closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Clayton Kershaw took the loss for LA Dodgers.
  • Carlos Lee had the only homerun for Houston. Manny Ramirez had the only homerun for LA Dodgers.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Dodgers   Houston
Clayton Kershaw Player Russ Ortiz
Loss W/L Win
4.1 IP 5.0
3 Strikeouts 2
8 Hits 3
12.46 ERA 5.40
Hitting
LA Dodgers   Houston
Manny Ramirez Player Jeff Keppinger
2 Hits 2
3 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 2
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Dodgers 8 1 13 .235 25 5 5 7 0 0
Houston 11 1 16 .367 18 5 8 3 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Astros have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .400 after a loss.
  • LA Dodgers will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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