So the Astros will be facing the Ancient Mariner himself, Jamie Moyer.
*LHP Jamie Moyer
*49 years old, 6'0", 185lb
*Drafted by the Cubs, 6th Round, 1984
*Made his MLB debut before Rhiner Cruz, Kyle Weiland, Jason Castro, Marwin Gonzalez, J.D. Martinez, and Jordan Schafer were born.
*Jamie Moyer's wife is the daughter of Digger Phelps.
*Active career leader in wins (267), and a win against the Astros today would make him the oldest pitcher to record a win. Also, active leader in losses (204)
*Career leader in homers allowed (511).
*Allowed 10+ ER on August 9 and 14, 2000, joining Jose Lima as the only two pitchers since 1950 to allow 10+ ER in consecutive starts.
*Did not pitch in 2010.
*15 appearances against Houston, allowing a .261/.323/.381, 54K:27BB line. 5-4 against Houston, with 3.97 ERA/1.32 WHIP. 2-2 with a 3.24 ERA/1.28 WHIP at Minute Maid Park
*Carlos Lee has faced Moyer more than any other Astro. In 35 PAs, Lee is hitting .212/.257/.424 with 2HR, 4K:2BB.
*Chris Snyder is 1x10 with a homer off Moyer.
*Astros starter Lucas Harrell has only faced three current Rockies, for a total of 6 PAs. Erick Young is 0x2 with an HBP. Jordan Pacheco is 2x2, and Marco Scutaro is 0x1.