San Diego 3, Houston 2

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, July 4, 2010 4:05 PM
Location - Petco Park
Temperature - 74°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tom Hallion, First Base - Ron Kulpa, Second Base - Lance Barksdale, Third Base - Ed Rapuano,
Attendance - 23498

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Houston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5 0
San Diego 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 32-51 16-24 16-27 L3
San Diego 49-33 27-19 22-14 W3

Recap

Tony Gwynn Jr. hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the visiting Houston Astros on Sunday afternoon.

Gwynn bounced a single to center off Brandon Lyon (5-3) to score Yorvit Torrealba as the Padres beat the Astros in their final at-bat for the third consecutive day.

Heath Bell (4-0) notched the victory after pitching a scoreless ninth.

Lance Berkman hit a first-inning homer for Houston and tripled in the tying run in the eighth.

The Padres took a 2-1 lead in the fourth on Aaron Cunningham’s two-run single.

Jeff Keppinger led off the Houston eighth with a single against Padres reliever Mike Adams and Berkman followed with a triple to right.

Padres starter Wade LeBlanc allowed one run and three hits in 6 2/3 innings.

Houston’s Brett Myers gave up two runs and four hits in six innings.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Houston   San Diego
Brett Myers Player Wade LeBlanc
No Decision W/L No Decision
6.0 IP 6.2
2 Strikeouts 2
4 Hits 3
3.00 ERA 1.35
Hitting
Houston   San Diego
Lance Berkman Player Aaron Cunningham
2 Hits 1
2 RBI 2
1 HR 0
7 TB 1
.667 Avg .333

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Houston 5 1 11 .161 10 4 2 3 0 0
San Diego 6 0 6 .194 9 3 3 5 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • San Diego will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Padres have a W/L % of .542 after a win and .688 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Pittsburgh. The Astros have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .314 after a loss.
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