Houston 4, St. Louis 3

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Angel Campos, First Base - Jeff Nelson, Second Base - Mark Carlson, Third Base - Bob Davidson,
Attendance - 37619

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 8 0
Houston 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4 12 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 51-46 26-21 25-25 L3
Houston 49-46 27-23 22-23 W3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Houston Astros have a 27-23 record at home this season. The St. Louis Cardinals have a 25-25 record on the road.
  • Houston has a streak of 3 straight up wins. The Astros have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • St. Louis has a streak of 3 straight up losses. The Cardinals have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Jose Valverde pitched 1.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.00. Ryan Franklin took the loss for St. Louis.
  • Mark DeRosa had the only homerun for St. Louis.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
St. Louis   Houston
Chris Carpenter Player Roy Oswalt
Loss W/L Loss
8.0 IP 7.0
5 Strikeouts 4
8 Hits 7
2.25 ERA 3.86
Hitting
St. Louis   Houston
Ryan Ludwick Player Ivan Rodriguez
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.500 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
St. Louis 8 1 12 .258 9 6 3 1 0 0
Houston 12 0 14 .333 19 5 4 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against NY Mets. The Astros have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .532 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .556 after a loss.
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