This week's Game Shocker by J25nadroj2042
This weeks game shocker was on aug. 25th where the San Francisco Giants took on the Houston Astros. The Astros, where up against the 2nd team in the NL west (while the Astros are 3rd) and were against the young ace, Jason Schmidt, who had 2.77 era heading into this game. The aging Roger Clemens, who has had a so-so season with an era heading into this game of 4.36. But in this outing, one of his best of the season, he went seven innings only giving up one run, six hits, and four balls, but struck out five in 133 pitches. His counter partner Schmidt went longer with eight innings, and also only given up six hits, and struck out more at eight. But, he gave up three runs, including the Astros young Catcher, Yadier Molina, who hit his first home run as an Astro. Schmidt suffered his 9th lose of the season, the Astros won 3-1 when the broke the 1-1 tie in the top of the 8th. That is why Roger Clemens and his team the Astros earn this weeks Game Shocker.