Houston Astros Stuck in Hot Tub Time Machine, Sinking Towards 1983 Low of 0-9

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Houston Astros Stuck in Hot Tub Time Machine, Sinking Towards 1983 Low of 0-9

When the Astros scheduled their “Turn Back The Clock Night” for the middle game of the team’s series against the Phillies at Minute Maid Park, I highly doubt anyone thought Houston would still be winless at 0-5 come final pitch.

Two games later, and it’s not much better–with Houston’s Astros being blanked by the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Monday afternoon at Busch Stadium to drop to 0-7 on the 2010 season.

Albert Pujols, whom has been held in check by Astros starter Wandy Rodriguez in the past, had a breakthrough game against Houston’s lefty with a three-run homer and four RBIs.

The Astros are aiming to get a win before matching the all-time low to begin a season for the franchise when Houston began 0-9 in 1983.

Thankfully, Tuesday is an off-day for the team as Houston aims to get back on track come Wednesday evening at Busch when the Astros once again face the red-hot Cardinals…

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