San Francisco Giants Torres Lines Out To Cubs First Baseman Pena
San Francisco Giants center fielder Andres Torres lines out to the Chicago Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena during the first inning at Wrigley Field in Chicago on June 30, 2011. UPI /Mark Cowan
Chris Carter ignited a six-run ninth inning with a two-run double Wednesday, sending Houston to a 6-1 win over Seattle.
Jason Castro and Carlos Pena ignited the Houston attack with two-run homers in the first Wednesday, launching the Astros to an 11-7 win over Baltimore.
Houston's Jordan Lyles pitched 5 2/3 effective innings Sunday and the Astros held off the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 for a season-high fifth straight victory.
Chris Carter and Matt Dominguez both homered during a six-run sixth inning Thursday that rallied Houston to a 7-5 victory over Colorado.
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.
Matt Dominguez smashed a go-ahead, three-run homer and Jason Castro also went deep Monday, powering the Houston Astros over Kansas City 6-5.
Jason Castro scored the go-ahead run on a fielder's choice in the 11th inning Saturday and Houston went on to defeat Pittsburgh 4-2 in an interleague game.
Nelson Cruz, Lance Berkman and Adrian Beltre each homered for Texas Saturday and the Rangers survived a late Houston rally to hold off the Astros 8-7.
Carlos Corporan went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer and four RBI Monday, igniting the Houston Astros' 9-1 rout of the New York Yankees.
Homers by J.D. Martinez and Rick Ankiel accounted for three runs in the second inning Friday and Houston held on to defeat Cleveland 3-2.
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