St. Louis 3, Houston 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, August 1, 2009 7:15 PM
Location - Busch Stadium
Temperature - 77°
Umpires - Home Plate - Jerry Meals, First Base - Bill Hohn, Second Base - Paul Emmel, Third Base - Gary Darling,
Attendance - 45074

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 51-53 28-25 23-28 L4
St. Louis 58-49 31-22 27-27 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the St. Louis Cardinals have a 31-22 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 23-28 record on the road.
  • St. Louis has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Cardinals have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 4 straight up losses. The Astros have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Chris Carpenter pitched 9.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.10. Jeff Fulchino took the loss for Houston.
  • Matt Holliday (2) hit homeruns for St. Louis. Carlos Lee had the only homerun for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   St. Louis
Wandy Rodriguez Player Chris Carpenter
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 9.0
4 Strikeouts 5
3 Hits 8
2.25 ERA 1.00
Hitting
Houston   St. Louis
Humberto Quintero Player Matt Holliday
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 2
0 HR 2
3 TB 9
1.000 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 8 1 11 .242 12 5 1 0 0 2
St. Louis 9 2 17 .273 12 8 3 0 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Houston. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .517 after a win and .571 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against St. Louis. The Astros have a W/L % of .490 after a win and .491 after a loss.
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