Overbay hit his second home run to start the scoring.
Charlie Morton picked up his fourth win of 2011 by going 7-2/3 innings against Houston. The Pirates offense showed some signs of life with to multi-run outbursts.
The fun started in the second when Lyle Overbay drilled a lead off homer against Bud Norris. Chris Snyder walked and Ronny Cedeno singled him to second. Norris sandwiched whiffs of Brandon Wood and Morton in there to get down as Andrew McCutchen stepped up. He delivered a clutch two out double that scored both runners, pushing the Pirates to a 3-0 advantage.
Houston didn't have an inning with multiple hits until the seventh inning and they finally managed to get on board. Brian Bogusevic singled leading off. He was erased on a fielder's choice force grounder from Mi...
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