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Astros Sold, Will Move To AL

(93-7 The FAN/AP) — Baseball will be making major changes in the next two years — adding two teams to the playoffs, moving the Houston Astros to the American League and extending interleague play to September.

93-7 The Fan–11/18/2011

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Pirates Dropped By Astros, 4-1

The Pirates came up short against the Houston Astros, losing 4-1 on Tuesday. Brad Lincoln (1-2) lasted six innings, giving up just two runs on five hits and striking out six.

09/06/2011

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Pirates Beat Astros, 3-1

James McDonald pitched into the eighth inning in the Pirates’ 3-1 win over the Houston. The Pirates had seven hits – three from Ryan Doumit – as they improved their record to 65-76 on a rainy Monday afternoon at PNC Park.

09/05/2011

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Pirates Struggle Against Astros In 8-2 Loss

The Pirates managed just four hits in their 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Dropping to 62-73, Pittsburgh struck out 11 times.

08/30/2011

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Pirates Blow Lead, Fall To Astros, 7-4

Despite holding the lead through most of the game, the Pirates lost to the last-place Houston Astros, 7-4 on Monday night. Wandy Rodriguez and company held the Pirates to just five hits.

08/29/2011

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Report: Pirates Scouting Hunter Pence

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The rumor mill continues to connect the Pirates with potential outfielders. Yesterday, the names of Connor Jackson and Josh Willingham surfaced and today we have a new one. Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh […]

KDKA-TV–07/18/2011

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Pirates Win 7-5 In 11 Innings

For the second straight game, the bullpen let a slim lead disappear in the eighth inning, but the outcome of the game was different.

07/17/2011

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Bullpen Blows Lead, Pirates Lose 6-4

The Pittsburgh Pirates watched a slim lead vanish in the eighth inning Saturday night against the Houston Astros.

07/17/2011

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Karstens Goes Distance, Pirates Win 4-0

The Pittsburgh Pirates picked right up where they left off in their first game after the All-Star break. Pittsburgh opened up a three-game series with the Houston Astros with a 4-0 win Friday night.

07/15/2011

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Pirates Fall Short Of Sweep, Lose 8-2 To Astros

The Pirates started out strong, but a sixth inning meltdown by Charlie Morton contributed to the team’s 8-2 loss to the Houston Astros.

07/06/2011

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Karstens Leads Pirates To 5-1 Win Over Astros

Jeff Karstens allowed one run in seven-plus innings, Brandon Wood homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their third consecutive game, 5-1 over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

07/05/2011

James McDonald

Pirates Pitcher James McDonald Talks Houston Sweep, First Of The Season

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher James McDonald joined Seibel, Starkey, and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to talk about the team’s success in Houston.

06/16/2011

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Pirates Sweep Astros

Brandon Wood didn’t quit on what turned out to be the final play in the 5-4 Pirate victory at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

06/16/2011

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Pirates Look For Sweep In Houston

The surprising Pittsburgh Pirates will go for a series sweep this afternoon in Houston. Last night, the Pirates brought their record (34-33) over .500 with a hard fought 7-3 win.

KDKA-TV–06/16/2011

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Pirates Go Above .500, Beat Astros, 7-3

The Pirates picked up another road win against the Houston Astros, winning 7-3 on Wednesday night.

06/16/2011

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