Tag: Houston Astros

Houston Expected to Move to the American League

We've heard the rumors for awhile now that Major League Baseball could be set for realignment, and that Houston could play a big part...

A lone memory of meaningful baseball in Pittsburgh

It was mid-September and a light rain was in the Pittsburgh air. As we had done countless times before, my dad and I...

Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Astros’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the...

Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Astros’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the...

Exploring the Arsenal: A Preview of the Houston Astros’ Probable Starting...

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the...

Know Your Enemy – Houston Astros

This is the first in a series of 5 articles that will try to get Pirate fans inside the organizations of the Pirates' NL Central opponents. First up will be the Houston Astros. For the past few years, McLane has held steadfast to the premise that he could just reload and be right in the thick of the NL Central.

Rodriguez Tosses Complete Game Shutout

Wandy Rodriguez allowed just five hits in throwing his second shutout of his career. The Pirates collected five singles and failed to advance a...

Maholm, Astros Defense Help Bucs Past Houston

Paul Maholm was effective in winning for just the third time in his last 13 starts. He went six innings and gave up two...

Hampton Beats Bucs (Again)

Mike Hampton has not lost to the Pirates this decade. That streak continued as Hampton allowed just one run, three hits and three walks...

Houston Rallies Late to Beat Bucs

Steven Jackson gave up three runs in 1.1 innings of work over the 7th and 8th innings as the Pirates dropped two of three...
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