Nationals Maxwell Scores in First Inning against Mets
Washington Nationals Justin Maxwell scores as New York Mets catcher Omir Santos attempts a tag without the ball on a sacrifice fly hit by Ryan Zimmerman in the first inning of game on September 28, 2009. Nationals won 2-1. UPI/Pat Benic
Bud Norris lasted just five innings Tuesday but picked up the win in the Houston Astros' 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners.
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.
Rick Ankiel cracked a three-run homer Sunday and the Houston Astros celebrated their American League debut with an 8-2 victory over Texas.
Bryan LaHair singled in Darwin Barney with two outs in the ninth inning Wednesday, giving the Chicago Cubs a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros.
Jed Lowrie's three-run homer in the first inning Friday started Houston on its way to a 7-1 victory over Pittsburgh.
Fernando Salas struck out two with the bases loaded Thursday in helping preserve a 5-4 St. Louis Cardinals victory over the Houston Astros.
Matt Dominguez capped a seventh-inning rally with a two-run single Sunday, delivering the key blow in Houston's a 7-6 victory over Philadelphia.
Dallas Keuchel tossed 5 1/3 shutout innings and Justin Maxwell backed him with a two-run homer Saturday in the Houston Astros' 5-0 whitewash of Philadelphia.
Bronson Arroyo racked up his fifth consecutive decision Saturday, stifling Houston for seven innings in Cincinnati's 5-1 victory over the Astros.
Matt Dominguez hit the second homer of his career in the ninth inning Friday, a three-run blast that lifted Houston to a 5-3 victory over Cincinnati.