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Facts machine
10/09/2004 12:24 PM ET
On the afternoon of Aug. 23, the Astros were 61-62, in sixth place in the NL Wild Card standings and 6 1/2 games back. They finished the regular season on a 31-8 tear and won their final 18 home games. That streak is now 19 with Houston's 8-5 victory over Atlanta in Saturday's Game 3 of the NLDS.

Facts machine: Astros' home cookin'
Date Opponent Score Record Winner
Aug. 23 Philadelphia 8-4 62-62 Clemens
Aug. 24 Philadelphia 4-2 63-62 Oswalt
Aug. 25 Philadelphia 7-4 64-62 Qualls
Sept. 3 Pittsburgh 8-6 71-63 Clemens
Sept. 4 Pittsburgh 6-5 72-63 Qualls
Sept. 5 Pittsburgh 10-5 73-63 Munro
Sept. 6 Cincinnati 11-5 74-63 Backe
Sept. 7 Cincinnati 8-0 75-63 Oswalt
Sept. 8 Cincinnati 5-2 76-63 Clemens
Sept. 17 Milwaukee 2-1 81-67 Oswalt
Sept. 18 Milwaukee 4-3 82-67 Harville
Sept. 19 Milwaukee 1-0 83-67 Clemens
Sept. 27 St. Louis 10-3 87-70 Oswalt
Sept. 28 St. Louis 2-1 88-70 Backe
Sept. 29 St. Louis 6-4 89-70 Qualls
Oct. 1 Colorado 4-2 90-70 Gallo
Oct. 2 Colorado 9-3 91-70 Oswalt
Oct. 3 Colorado 5-3 92-70 Backe
Oct. 9* Atlanta 8-5 N/A Backe
*-National League Division Series

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