MLB: Houston 8, St. Louis 5

HOUSTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Geoff Blum, Hunter Pence and Ty Wigginton homered Saturday to lead the Houston Astros to their fourth straight win, 8-5 win over St. Louis.

MLB: Houston 4, Cincinnati 1

HOUSTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Roy Oswalt defeated Cincinnati for the 22nd time in his career Wednesday, carrying Houston to a 4-1 decision over the Reds.

MLB: Houston 9, Cincinnati 5 (10 innings)

CINCINNATI, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Carlos Lee and Hunter Pence knocked in the four 10th-inning runs Friday when the Houston Astros recorded a 9-5 victory at Cincinnati.

MLB: Houston 7, Cincinnati 4

CINCINNATI, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence capped a four-run third inning with a three-run homer Thursday and the Houston Astros recorded a 7-4 win at Cincinnati.

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Houston 4

MILWAUKEE, July 26 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs Saturday to lead the Milwaukee Brewers' 6-4 win over Houston.

MLB: Pittsburgh 8, Houston 2

HOUSTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Paul Maholm allowed just one run over eight innings Tuesday to pace the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-2 victory over the Houston Astros.

MLB: Houston 2, Chicago Cubs 1

HOUSTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence doubled home Miguel Tejada with nobody out in the ninth inning Friday, giving the Houston Astros a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Houston 6, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, July 9 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence drove in the go-ahead run with a groundout in the seventh Wednesday and Houston, despite blowing a four-run lead, downed Pittsburgh 6-4.

MLB: Houston 4, Chicago Cubs 2

HOUSTON, May 21 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence's second career grand slam provided all of the Houston Astros' runs Tuesday in a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Houston 8, LA Dodgers 5

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- The Houston Astros scored six runs in the eighth inning and won for the eighth time in nine games Sunday, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5.

MLB: Houston 7, Milwaukee 4

HOUSTON, May 2 (UPI) -- Miguel Tejada, Lance Berkman and Carlos Lee hit consecutive homers in a four-run sixth Friday, boosting the Houston Astros past Milwaukee 7-4.

MLB: Houston 7, Cincinnati 6

CINCINNATI, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Lance Berkman hit two homers and Hunter Pence singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth Wednesday as Houston edged Cincinnati 7-6.

MLB: Houston 5, Milwaukee 4 (10 inn.)

HOUSTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence singled in pinch-runner Brandon Backe from second with one out in the 10th Wednesday night, giving Houston a 5-4 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Houston 9, Milwaukee 7

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence tripled and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth Monday as the Houston Astros rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 9-7.

MLB: Houston 6, Chi. Cubs 1

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence hit two home runs good for five runs Friday afternoon as Houston beat the Chicago Cubs, 6-1.
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Hunter Pence
Houston Astros right fielder Hunter Pence (L) watches as his ball goes just foul during his at bat against the New York Mets in the first inning at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on July 26, 2009. (UPI Photo/Aaron M. Sprecher)

Hunter Andrew Pence (born April 13, 1983, in Arlington, Texas) is a major league outfielder with the Houston Astros. Pence is 6' 4" tall, and weighs 210 pounds. He bats and throws right handed.

Hunter Pence attended Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas. He played shortstop and wore #8. He later made the transition to outfield in college. He majored in finance at the University of Texas-Arlington. He was on the Dean's List.

Pence was drafted in the second round of the 2004 draft by the Astros out of the University of Texas at Arlington. In 2006 with the AA Corpus Christi Hooks, Pence batted .283 and hit 28 home runs, with 95 RBI. He had 17 stolen bases, while being caught stealing only 4 times. Pence began the 2007 season as the AAA Round Rock Express' center fielder, though he made a serious run to make the big league club out of spring training. While in the Minor Leagues, Hunter Pence went by the nickname "Bam Bam", but before the 2007 season, he earned the nickname "The Natural".

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