facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Houston 3, Miami 2

May 9, 2012 at 12:00 AM

HOUSTON, May 8 (UPI) -- Pinch-hitter Brian Bogusevic stroked a go-ahead RBI double in the eighth inning Tuesday and Houston snapped Miami's seven-game winning streak 3-2.

The Astros erased a 2-0 deficit in the sixth inning when they scored two runs on a pair of fielding errors by Marlins second baseman Omar Infante on the same Travis Buck grounder.

Then in the eighth, Buck collected a two-out single off Ryan Webb (1-1) and Bogusevic, pinch-hitting for pitcher Wilton Lopez, sliced a fly ball off the left field wall that just eluded a leaping Logan Morrison, scoring Buck with the decisive run.

Lopez (3-0) earned the win with a scoreless top of the eighth and Brett Myers racked up his eighth save for Houston, which evened its three-game set at Minute Maid Park.

Infante and John Buck hit solo homers for Miami, which lost for the first time in May.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Women's World Cup: U.S. inspired for rematch vs. Japan
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview
Report: Los Angeles Lakers on verge of acquiring Hibbert
San Antonio Spurs optimistic about Ginobili returning
Dallas Mavericks land DeAndre Jordan