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MLB: Houston 6, Colorado 3

May 30, 2013 at 12:23 AM

DENVER, May 30 (UPI) -- J.D. Martinez put Houston in front with an RBI single in the eighth Wednesday and the Astros broke it open in the ninth to down Colorado 6-3.

Houston won on the road for just the seventh time this season.

The game was deadlocked at 2-2 going into the eighth, but Martinez sent a two-out single to center that brought home Marwin Gonzalez from second with the go-ahead run.

Houston then added three runs in the ninth with Carlos Pena hitting a leadoff homer, Gonzalez driving in another score with a squeeze bunt and Brandon Barnes producing an RBI single.

Paul Clemens (3-2) worked 1 2/3 innings of one-hit relief to get the victory. The tiebreaking run was charged to Edgmer Escalona (1-2)

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