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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: Cincinnati 5, Houston 1

CINCINNATI, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Bronson Arroyo racked up his fifth consecutive decision Saturday, stifling Houston for seven innings in Cincinnati's 5-1 victory over the Astros.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Houston 2

HOUSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Pinch-hitters Joaquin Arias and Hector Sanchez each delivered run-scoring hits in the ninth inning Tuesday, rallying San Francisco past Houston 3-2.

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: Chicago Cubs 7, Houston 2

CHICAGO, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- David DeJesus went 4-of-4 with two home runs Wednesday, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 win over Houston Astros.

MLB: Houston 4, Milwaukee 3

HOUSTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Steve Pearce and Brian Bogusevic each provided run-scoring hits in the ninth-inning Friday in the Houston Astros' 4-3 comeback win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Houston 1

ATLANTA, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Chipper Jones scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch and Paul Janish followed with a two-run single Sunday, sparking Atlanta to a 6-1 win over Houston.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 4, Houston 0

CHICAGO, June 29 (UPI) -- Paul Maholm allowed just four hits and the Cubs hit three home runs Friday in Chicago's 4-0 win over the Houston Astros.

MLB: Colorado 11, Houston 5

DENVER, May 31 (UPI) -- A three-run homer by Carlos Gonzalez gave Colorado an explosive start Thursday and the Rockies rolled to an 11-5 victory over Houston.

MLB: Houston 8, Milwaukee 3

HOUSTON, May 17 (UPI) -- Carlos Lee drove in three runs Wednesday, one of them with a homer in the seventh, bringing the Houston Astros an 8-3 triumph over Milwaukee.

MLB: Houston 8, St. Louis 2

HOUSTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Chris Johnson belted a grand slam and Bud Norris didn't allow an earned run over six innings Saturday in the Houston Astros' 8-2 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Houston 4, New York Mets 3

HOUSTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Jed Lowrie drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Monday, boosting the Houston Astros to a 4-3 decision over the New York Mets.

MLB: Milwaukee 9, Houston 6

MILWAUKEE, April 24 (UPI) -- Rickie Weeks bashed a three-run homer to highlight a five-run sixth inning Tuesday that carried the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-6 win over Houston.

MLB: Houston 11, Washington 4

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Brian Bogusevic and Jason Castro combined for six of Houston's 17 hits Thursday, leading an onslaught that gave the Astros an 11-4 win over Washington.

MLB: Cincinnati 6, Houston 4

CINCINNATI, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Homer Bailey held the Astros to two runs over seven innings and the Cincinnati Reds pounded out 14 hits Tuesday in their 6-4 victory over Houston.
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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
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David Stefan "Bud" Norris (March 2, 1985 in Greenbrae, California) is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Houston Astros.

From Cal Poly, Norris was selected by the Houston Astros in the sixth round (189th overall) of the 2006 amateur entry draft. In 2009, Norris received an invitation to the Astros' spring training camp. Baseball America ranked him as the number two prospect in the Astros' system. In August 2009, he was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year after leading the league with a 2.63 Earned Run Average.

In July 2009, Norris was called up to pitch for the Astros following an injury to starting pitcher Roy Oswalt. He made his Major League debut on July 29. In his first Major League start, he pitched 7 shut-out innings against the St. Louis Cardinals on August 2, 2009 to earn his first career victory. He took a no-hitter into the sixth inning. In his rookie season overall, Norris went 6-3 in ten starts for a 4.53 Earned Run Average. He was shut down near the end of the season to prevent potential injury. He had shaky start in 2010, having a 5.97 ERA and a 2-6 record up to the allstar break 2010; After the allstar break he was 'lights out,' performing at 7-4. He finished the year at 9-10 with a 4.92 ERA. He is currently at 16-14 with a 4.82 ERA for his Major League career.In 2011, Bud Norris is 4-5 with a 3.26 ERA.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bud Norris."
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