MLB: Houston 4, St. Louis 3

HOUSTON, June 26 (UPI) -- A bases-loaded walk by Carlos Pena touched off Houston's four-run fourth inning Wednesday and the Astros held on to nip St. Louis 4-3.

MLB: St. Louis 13, Houston 5

HOUSTON, June 26 (UPI) -- Matt Carpenter's bases-clearing triple during a seven-run fourth inning Tuesday helped lift St. Louis to a 13-5 interleague rout of Houston.

MLB: Houston 7, Milwaukee 6

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Jason Castro hit two home runs in a game for the first time in his two-year career Friday, powering Houston to a 7-6 victory over Milwaukee.

MLB: Houston 2, St. Louis 0

HOUSTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Bud Norris worked into the eighth inning Wednesday and won for the first time in four months while boosting Houston to a 2-0 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Houston 7, Pittsburgh 1

HOUSTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Jed Lowrie's three-run homer in the first inning Friday started Houston on its way to a 7-1 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Houston 4

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Fernando Salas struck out two with the bases loaded Thursday in helping preserve a 5-4 St. Louis Cardinals victory over the Houston Astros.

MLB: St. Louis 4, Houston 1

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- St. Louis extended its lead in the NL wild card race Tuesday by beating Houston 4-1 behind a strong pitching performance by Kyle Lohse.

MLB: Pittsburgh 6, Houston 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Andrew McCutcheon drove in three runs and led Pittsburgh to a timely 6-2 win over the Houston Astros Tuesday.

MLB: Houston 5, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Brett Wallace went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer Monday, powering the Houston Astros to a 5-1 victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: St. Louis 4, Houston 2

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Jon Jay singled in the tying run in the fifth Wednesday and then scored on a wild pitch in helping push the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 victory over Houston.

MLB: Washington 3, Houston 2 (12 innings)

HOUSTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Danny Espinoza delivered a 12th-inning RBI single and Roger Bernadina made a tremendous catch Tuesday to preserve Washington's 3-2 win over Houston.

MLB: Milwaukee 13, Houston 4

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun smacked his National League-leading 29th homer and drove in three runs Wednesday in Milwaukee's series-sweeping 13-4 rout of hapless Houston.

MLB: St. Louis 4, Houston 3

HOUSTON, June 7 (UPI) -- Homers by Daniel Descalso and Allen Craig pushed St. Louis to a four-run lead Wednesday and the Cardinals survived three errors to defeat Houston 4-3.

MLB: St. Louis 13, Houston 6

HOUSTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Allen Craig drove in a career-high four runs Monday and the St. Louis Cardinals forged a tie for the NL wild-card lead with a 13-6 rout of Houston.

MLB: Colorado 4, Houston 2 (13 innings)

HOUSTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Chris Nelson drove in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded walk in the 13th inning Saturday, handing the Colorado Rockies a 4-2 victory over Houston.
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Brett Wallace
The St. Louis Cardinals first round pick Brett Wallace, prepares to take batting practice before a game against the New York Mets at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 1, 2008. Wallace from Arizona State University was selected by St. Louis in the 1st round of the recent amature draft. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Brett Alexander Wallace (born August 26, 1986 in Sonoma, California) is a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Houston Astros.

A 2005 graduate of Justin-Siena High School in Napa, California, Wallace earned four varsity baseball letters for head coach Allen Rossi. He helped lead Justin-Siena to a 97-9 record during his prep career, including a perfect 27-0 senior season. He broke nine school records during his prep career and holds single-season school records for walks, runs, hits, RBI, home runs and slugging percentage. Among his numerous accolades, Wallace was named a Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger All-American and 2005 first-team All-State (CalHiSports.com) and 2005 California Small Schools Player of the Year. He was also a four-time All-Marin County Athletic League selection, 2004 and 2005 All-Napa County Offensive Player of the Year.

Wallace is a two-time Pac-10 Player of the Year (2007 & 2008) and a two-time Triple Crown Winner at Arizona State University. He was the 12th Sun Devil to win the Pac-10 Player of the Year award and the first since Dustin Pedroia shared the award in 2003. Wallace played 3B for the Sun Devils, teaming with now New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis at 1B. The 2008 ASU squad also featured Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike Leake and San Diego Padres pitcher Josh Spence.

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