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…