Houston Astros

Kevin Correia

Astros Vs. Pirates Preview

(AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates managed to stop their latest skid at four, but if they want to have any shot at reaching the postseason for the first time in 20 years, they need to take advantage of their next four games as well.

93-7 The Fan–09/05/2012

Brock Holt

Holt Helps Pirates Hammer Houston

PITTSBURGH (AP) Brock Holt added four hits in just his third major league start and Wandy Rodriguez (10-13) scattered four hits over seven shutout innings against his former team to help Pittsburgh snap a four-game losing streak.

93-7 The Fan–09/05/2012

Wandy Rodriguez

Astros Vs. Pirates Preview

With Wandy Rodriguez facing his old team, the Pirates look to avoid matching a season high with their fifth straight defeat Tuesday night against the Astros.

93-7 The Fan–09/04/2012

Neil Walker, Jose Altuve

Pirates Lose 9-5 As Astros End A 12-Game Slide

HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros ended their team-record losing streak at 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Sunday behind three hits and three RBIs from Marwin Gonzalez.

07/29/2012

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Pirates Rally Past Astros For 4-3 Victory

HOUSTON (AP) — Rod Barajas hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past Houston 4-3 on Saturday night, sending the Astros to their club-record 12th straight loss.

07/28/2012

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Pirates Beat Astros, 6-5

Drew Sutton scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to propel the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 win over the hapless Houston Astros on Friday night.

07/27/2012

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Starling Marte Homers In Pirates’ 5-3 Win Over Astros

Prized prospect Starling Marte homered on his first major league pitch and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped out to an early lead before holding on for a 5-3 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.

07/26/2012

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Bucs: Pirates Call Up Starling Marte

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pittsburgh Pirates called up outfielder Starling Marte from Triple-A Indianapolis.

93-7 The Fan–07/25/2012

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Bucs: Pirates Trade For Pitcher Wandy Rodriguez

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — According to multiple reports, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired left-handed starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez in a trade with the Houston Astros.

93-7 The Fan–07/24/2012

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Karstens Shines As Pirates Sweep Astros

Jeff Karstens scattered four hits over eight innings and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates blanked the Houston Astros 2-0 on Thursday night. Karstens (2-2) struck out a season-high eight against just one walk as the Pirates completed their first four-game sweep of the Astros at home since 1979. Joel Hanrahan pitched a perfect ninth for his 22nd save.

07/05/2012

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Pirates Beat Astros, 6-4

Mike McKenry and Pedro Alvarez drove in two runs apiece, and the Pittsburgh Pirates looked pretty comfortable during their first day in first place, beating the Houston Astros 6-4 on Wednesday.

07/04/2012

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Pirates Fans Revel In Team’s Recent Success

It feels good to be a Pirate fan these days. After a dramatic 8-7 win over the Houston Astros, the Pirates are tied for first place and eight games over .500 for the first time since 1992.

07/04/2012

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Walkoff Homer Lifts Pirates Above Astros, 8-7

Drew Sutton hit a one-out solo homer in the bottom of the ninth and the Pittsburgh Pirates improved to eight games over .500 for the first time in 20 years with an 8-7 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

07/03/2012

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Pirates Blast Astros, 11-2

Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.

93-7 The Fan–07/02/2012

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Harrison’s 12th-Inning Single Lifts Bucs Over Astros

Josh Harrison’s 12th-inning single drove in Clint Barmes and the Pittsburgh Pirates came back for a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.

05/13/2012

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