Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals
Houston Astros starting pitcher Bud Norris looks over to smile at St. Louis Cardinals base runner Adam Wainwright at first base in the sixth inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on August 2, 2009. Norris, who was making his first major league start, had a no-hitter going until the Wainwright single. Houston won the game 2-0. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
The Kansas City Royals scored all of their runs in the final two innings of their 7-3 victory over the Houston Astros Tuesday.
Andy Dirks blasted a grand slam to back a strong start from Anibal Sanchez Monday, propelling the Detroit Tigers over Houston 7-2.
Bud Norris became the latest pitcher to handcuff Los Angeles Wednesday, allowing a lone run in eight innings to bring Houston a 3-1 win over the Angels.
John Lackey came off the disabled list to earn his first win of the season Sunday and Boston completed a four-game sweep of Houston with a 6-1 victory.
Bud Norris lasted just five innings Tuesday but picked up the win in the Houston Astros' 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners.
Bartolo Colon limited the Astros to one run over six innings Wednesday and the Oakland Athletics finished a three-game sweep with a 7-5 win over Houston.
Justin Maxwell drove in a run in each of the first two innings Friday and Houston went on shut out the Los Angeles Angels 5-0.
Jed Lowrie touched off a four-run sixth inning with a solo homer Saturday, launching Oakland to a 6-3 decision over Houston.
Rick Ankiel cracked a three-run homer Sunday and the Houston Astros celebrated their American League debut with an 8-2 victory over Texas.
Fernando Salas struck out two with the bases loaded Thursday in helping preserve a 5-4 St. Louis Cardinals victory over the Houston Astros.