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Astros Escape from Pirates’ Clutches with Series Win

Published by on June 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Jeff Fulchino picked up his first career win and Humberto Quintero went 3-for-4 as the Houston Astros defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 in a battle of NL Central cellar dwellers.


The Astros (25-30) won their third series in a row and seventh of their last 10. Houston is a half game behind Pittsburgh for fifth in the division. The Astros went 5-2 on their home stand this week.


The Pirates (26-30) lost their second consecutive series to the Astros and fell to 11-19 on the road. Pittsburgh has gone 5-5 in its last 10 games.


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