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MLB: Houston 6, Pittsburgh 4

HOUSTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Humberto Quintero drove in the go-ahead run during an eighth-inning rally Saturday that carried the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Texas 3, Houston 2

HOUSTON, June 29 (UPI) -- Two home runs by Ian Kinsler and clutch pitching by three relievers Wednesday helped bring the Texas Rangers a 3-2 victory over Houston.

MLB: Houston 8, Atlanta 3

HOUSTON, June 13 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBI Monday, stretching his hitting streak to 23 games in Houston's 8-3 win over Atlanta.

MLB: Houston 7, Chicago Cubs 3

CHICAGO, June 1 (UPI) -- Michael Bourn's RBI single during a six-run ninth-inning uprising put the Astros ahead and Houston went on to post a 7-3 comeback win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Houston 2, Los Angeles Dodgers 1

HOUSTON, May 25 (UPI) -- J.R. Towles smacked a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth Wednesday, lifting the Houston Astros to a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Houston 3, Toronto 2

TORONTO, May 22 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence socked a go-ahead homer and Wandy Rodriguez delivered six strong innings Sunday in the Houston Astros' 3-2 win over Toronto.

MLB: Houston 10, Cincinnati 4

CINCINNATI, May 3 (UPI) -- Jason Bourgeois went 3-for-5 with two RBI and the Houston Astros banged out 13 hits Tuesday in their 10-4 victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: Houston 2, Milwaukee 1

HOUSTON, April 30 (UPI) -- Jason Bourgeois rapped a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, handing the Houston Astros a 2-1 decision over Milwaukee.

MLB: Houston 9, Milwaukee 6 (10 innings)

MILWAUKEE, April 23 (UPI) -- Humberto Quintero stroked a tie-breaking, two-run double in the 10th inning Saturday, providing a 9-6 win for the Houston Astros over Milwaukee.

MLB: Houston 3, Cincinnati 2

CINCINNATI, April 7 (UPI) -- Houston's Matt Downs delivered an RBI double with two outs in the ninth Thursday and the Astros beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2.

MLB: Houston 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 4

HOUSTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Jason Castro and Geoff Blum drove in fifth-inning runs with consecutive doubles and the Houston Astros went on to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-4.

MLB: Houston 7, Chicago Cubs 3

CHICAGO, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Michael Bourn drove in three runs and Brett Wallace homered Tuesday in the Houston Astros' 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Houston 5, Milwaukee 2

HOUSTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Jason Michaels hit a pinch-hit grand slam homer Sunday to power the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory over Milwaukee and a three-game sweep of the Brewers.
Cardinals acquire outfielder Matt Holliday

Cardinals acquire outfielder Matt Holliday

ST. LOUIS, July 24 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals Friday made the first big move before the July 31 trading deadline by making a deal with Oakland for left fielder Matt Holliday.
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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)
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Brett Wallace."
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