Houston 4, St. Louis 3

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, August 27, 2009 2:15 PM
Location - Busch Stadium
Temperature - 87°
Umpires - Home Plate - Doug Eddings, First Base - Brian Knight, Second Base - Hunter Wendelstedt, Third Base - Dana DeMuth,
Attendance - 40348

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 62-65 35-30 27-35 W1
St. Louis 74-55 38-25 36-30 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the St. Louis Cardinals have a 38-25 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 27-35 record on the road.
  • St. Louis has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Cardinals have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Astros have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Jose Valverde pitched 2.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.20. Kyle McClellan took the loss for St. Louis.
  • Matt Holliday had the only homerun for St. Louis. Jeff Keppinger had the only homerun for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   St. Louis
Brian Moehler Player Chris Carpenter
Loss W/L Loss
6.0 IP 6.0
1 Strikeouts 4
6 Hits 5
4.50 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Houston   St. Louis
Chris Coste Player Julio Lugo
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 9 1 14 .265 11 4 4 3 0 1
St. Louis 8 1 12 .229 18 4 3 2 1 0

Upcoming Games

  • St. Louis will play their next game at home against Washington. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .547 after a win and .611 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Arizona. The Astros have a W/L % of .475 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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