Resop got the loss in relief.
The Pirates were six outs from being 16-16. They were six outs from nailing down a win for Paul Maholm. Chris Resop had a rare poor outing and took the loss.
Houston got on the board first. Jason Bourgeois singled leading off the game. He stole second and then moved to third on a single from Michael Bourn. Hunter Pence lofted a sac fly to bring Bourgeois home. But Maholm settled in after that. He retired ten straight Houston hitters before putting two on in the sixth. He got out of that jam with a double play grounder from Clint Barmes.
Houston starter Wandy Rodriguez was equally strong. He had faced the minimum through four innings with some help from two double plays. Pittsburgh evened it at one in the fifth when Lyle Overbay and Brandon Wood hit co...
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