HOUSTON ASTROS VS ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Houston Astros pitcher Wandy Rodriguez delivers a pitch to the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 20, 2007. Rodriguez went eight innings as Houston won the game 18-1. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
Julio Teheran took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and struck out 11 Wednesday in the Atlanta Braves' 5-0 win over Pittsburgh.
Johnny Cueto, in his third start after five weeks on the disabled list, allowed one hit in eight innings Friday to carry Cincinnati over Pittsburgh 6-0.
Pedro Alvarez delivered a key two-run double and Pittsburgh's bullpen strung together four shutout innings Sunday, boosting the Pirates over Milwaukee 5-4.
Travis Snider socked a pinch-hit grand slam in the sixth inning Tuesday and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Neil Walker broke a scoreless tie with a two-run single in the sixth Wednesday and Pittsburgh held on to defeat Milwaukee 3-1.
Garrett Jones launched a three-run homer in the sixth to give Pittsburgh a comfortable lead Friday and the Pirates went on to down the New York Mets 7-3.
Danny Espinoza and Tyler Moore each homered and drove in three runs Sunday, powering the Washington Nationals over Pittsburgh 6-2.
Yovani Gallardo hurled seven strong innings and smacked one of five Milwaukee homers Monday in the Brewers' 10-4 romp over Pittsburgh.
Brandon Inge singled in the go-ahead run during an eighth-inning rally Wednesday that brought the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-3 win over Philadelphia.
Wandy Rodriguez allowed a lone hit over seven innings Friday and faced the minimum number of batters in carrying Pittsburgh to a 6-0 win over Atlanta.