Houston 3, St. Louis 0

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 8:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Wegner, First Base - Rick Reed, Second Base - Jeff Kellogg, Third Base - Tim Timmons,
Attendance - 38732

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
St. Louis 89-64 46-32 43-32 L1
Houston 71-81 43-35 28-46 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Houston Astros have a 43-35 record at home this season. The St. Louis Cardinals have a 43-32 record on the road.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Astros have won 1 of their last 10 games.
  • St. Louis has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Cardinals have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Bud Norris pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.53. Jose Valverde closed out the game to get the save and has 24 save s for the season. John Smoltz took the loss for St. Louis.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
St. Louis   Houston
John Smoltz Player Bud Norris
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.0
5 Strikeouts 3
5 Hits 6
3.00 ERA 0.00
Hitting
St. Louis   Houston
Ryan Ludwick Player Carlos Lee
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 2
0 HR 0
2 TB 2
.667 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
St. Louis 7 0 7 .219 18 8 0 3 0 0
Houston 6 0 8 .214 16 9 3 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against Cincinnati. The Astros have a W/L % of .471 after a win and .463 after a loss.
  • St. Louis will play their next game on the road against Colorado. The Cardinals have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .619 after a loss.
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