The Astros bats were held in check by Atlanta Braves staring pitcher Tim Hudson who allowed four hits and no earned runs in 7.1 innings pitched. The 4-1 win for Hudson allowed him to stay undefeated at 5-0 against the Astros in his career. The only run for the Astros came in the sixth inning when J.D. Martinez grounded out to third base but he was able to knock in Ben Francisco.
Astros starting pitcher Armando Galarraga only lasted 5.1 innings and gave up all four runs, walked seven and four hits. This was Galarraga's second start of the season and he struggled in his five-plus innings of work where he through 112 pitches.
The loss for the Astros gave them a 3-29 record over their past 32 games, and this current losing stretch is the worst for the Astros in 50 years.