Pirates Rally Past Astros For 5-4 WinJimmy Paredes dropped Russell Martin's bases-loaded fly ball when he collided with second baseman Jake Elmore with two outs in the ninth inning, the second missed catch by a Houston right fielder, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Astros 5-4 Friday night.
Pirates Halt Skid With 8-1 Victory Over AstrosHOUSTON (AP) -- A.J. Burnett allowed one run in eight innings for his 16th win, and Josh Harrison tied a career high with four hits to jumpstart Pittsburgh's offense in an 8-1 win over Houston on Sunday to avoid a sweep.
Pirates Blast Astros, 11-2Pirates starting pitcher James McDonald started off in a precarious position, walking three batters and allowing a run for a 1-0 Houston lead.
Pirates Look For Sweep In HoustonThe 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.