Manny Parra

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Backe Leads Houston to Win

PItcher hits homer, pitches 5 2/3 solid innings

(Newser) - Pitcher Brandon Backe and Michael Bourn hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run fifth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 last night. It was the second night in a row the Astros have hit consecutive home runs, after they hit three straight in the series opener.... More »

Parra Hurls Gem as Brewers Beat Giants

Left-hander gets first Major League win with 5 no-hit innings

(Newser) - Manny Parra earned his first major league victory, delivering a breakout performance in the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants today. The 25-year-old left-hander held the Giants hitless through five innings before giving up a pair of runs in the sixth and leaving the game with a... More »

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