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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

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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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McCutchen, Tabata Hit Home Runs, Bucs Beat Astros 5-2

Andrew McCutchen had a solo home run among his four hits, Jose Tabata also homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Houston Astros 5-2 on Saturday night.

05/12/2012

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Pirates Blanked By Astros, 1-0

(93-7 The FAN) — The Pirates lost to Houston, 1-0, Friday night, managing just four hits.

93-7 The Fan–05/11/2012

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