Chi. Cubs 12, Houston 3

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, July 30, 2009 2:20 PM
Location - Wrigley Field
Temperature - 74°
Umpires - Home Plate - CB Bucknor, First Base - Mike Everitt, Second Base - Brian Gorman, Third Base - Gerry Davis,
Attendance - 41524

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 2
Chi. Cubs 0 4 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 12 13 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 51-51 28-25 23-26 L2
Chi. Cubs 54-46 33-19 21-27 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Chicago Cubs have a 33-19 record at home this season. The Houston Astros have a 23-26 record on the road.
  • Chi. Cubs has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Cubs have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 2 straight up losses. The Astros have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Kevin Hart pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 2.60. Russ Ortiz took the loss for Houston.
  • Jake Fox, Milton Bradley hit homeruns for Chi. Cubs. Kazuo Matsui, Carlos Lee hit homeruns for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Russ Ortiz Player Kevin Hart
Loss W/L Win
2.1 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 4
9 Hits 6
34.71 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Houston   Chi. Cubs
Geoff Blum Player Kosuke Fukudome
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 4
0 HR 0
2 TB 6
.500 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 7 2 14 .226 13 8 3 4 0 2
Chi. Cubs 13 2 27 .361 19 10 12 6 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Chi. Cubs will play their next game on the road against Florida. The Cubs have a W/L % of .585 after a win and .489 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 .510 after a loss.
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