This Day In Astros History: Biggio Picks Up 3000th Hit in 2007

June 28, 2007

It was a special night at Minute Maid Park as the Astros took on the Colorado Rockies as Craig Biggio entered play needing three hits to reach 3000 in his Hall of Fame career.

The Matchup:

Astros: 32-46 (5th Place NL Central, 14 Games Back of Brewers)

Rockies: 38-40 (4th Place NL West, 6.5 Games Back of D-Backs and Padres)

Pitching Matchup: (Season Stats Entering Play)

Astros: Roy Oswalt (17 Starts, 7-5, 3.55 ERA)

Rockies: Aaron Cook (16 Starts, 4-5, 4.93 ERA)

It was one wild and special night and Carlos Lee finished it off with a bang in extra innings.

The win that night pushed the clubs record to 33-46 on the season.

In The Box Score:

Winning Pitcher: Brian Moehler (1-2, 5.79 ERA) (1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 1 HR)

Losing Pitcher: Brian Fuentes (0-3, 3.34 ERA) (BS, 5) (0.2 IP, 4 R, 3 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 1 HR)

The Offense:

Craig Biggio: 5-6, 1 RBI, 1 R

Lance Berkman: 1-5, HR, 1 RBI, 2 R

Carlos Lee: 2-6, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R

Mike Lamb: 1-4, HR, 2 RBI, 1 R

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