Pirates Head To Houston After All-Star Break

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Closing pitcher Mark Melancon #54 who got the win fist bumps catcher Humberto Quintero #55 of the Houston Astros after defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Astros won 6 to 4.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Catcher Humberto Quintero #55 of the Houston Astros who hit the winning RBI in the 8th inning walks past pitcher Chris Leroux #63 of the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Astros won 6 to 4.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Manager Clint Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates argues with home plate umpire Tim Timmons about the play at home plate calling Hunter Pence #9 of the Houston Astros safe at home plate in the 8th inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Astros won 6 to 4.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Ronny Cedeno #5 of the Pittsburgh Pirates scores in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Astros won 6 to 4.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Hunter Pence #9 of the Houston Astros scores at home plate on a Humberto Quintero game winning RBI in the 8th inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Astros won 6 to 4.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Starting pitcher Paul Maholm #28 of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitches in the first inning against the Houston Astros on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Shortstop Chase d'Arnaud #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates rounds second base on a Alex Presley single against the Houston Astros in the second inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Shortstop Clint Barmes #12 of the Houston Astros catches Chase d'Arnaud #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates infield fly ball in the first inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Second baseman Jeff Keppinger #8 of the Houston Astros celebrates a two run home run with teammates in the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
First baseman Carlos Lee #45 of the Houston Astros waits for the ball while Brandon Wood #2 of the Pittsburgh Pirates dives back to first base in the second inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Starting pitcher Bud Norris #20 of the Houston Astros pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Right fielder Garrett Jones #46 of the Pittsburgh Pirates catches fly ball on the warning track against right fielder Hunter Pence #9 in the second inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Garrett Jones #46 of the Pittsburgh Pirates looks up to umpire Eric Cooper as first baseman Carlos Lee #45 of the Houston Astros makes the tag in the third inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Michael Bourn #21 of the Houston Astros is called out after being tagged out by shortstop Chase d'Arnaud #12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third inning on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
Second baseman Jeff Keppinger #8 celebrates a two run home run with third baseman Angel Sanchez #36 of the Houston Astros in the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 16, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.
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Jeff Karstens
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Pitcher Jeff Karstens No. 27 of the Pittsburgh Pirates throws against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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Brett Myers
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Pitcher Brett Myers No. 39 of the Houston Astros throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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Josh Harrison
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Third baseman Josh Harrison No. 62 of the PIttsburgh Pirates comes down with the ball that took a high hop off the bat of Carlos Lee No. 45 of the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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Josh Harrison
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Third baseman Josh Harrison No. 62 of the Pittsburgh Pirates has the ball deflect off the webbing of his glove during a baseball game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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Carlos Lee
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Left fielder Carlos Lee No. 45 of the Houston Astros makes a catch near the wall against the PIttsburgh Pirates at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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Chase d'Arnaud
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Shortstop Chase d'Arnaud No. 12 of the Pittsburgh Pirates fields a ground ball against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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Alex Presley
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Left fielder Alex Presley No. 44 of the Pittsburgh Pirates makes a leaping catch near the wall against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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Jeff Karstens
Pittsburgh Pirates v Houston Astros
HOUSTON - JULY 15: Pitcher Jeff Karstens No. 27 of the Pittsburgh Pirates fields an infield ball hit by Michael Bourn No. 21 of the Houston Astros in the sixth inning at Minute Maid Park on July 15, 2011 in Houston.
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