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Astros Rally Past Giants

(Newser) - Lance Berkman splashed his major league-leading 15th home run into McCovey Cove, breaking a ninth-inning tie and helping the Houston Astros rally past the San Francisco Giants 8-7 last night. Houston came back from a 6-0 deficit to take three of four from the Giants, its first series win at... More »

Astros Shut Down Slumping Dodgers

Sampson throws 7 solid innings; Erstad, Tejada drive in runs

(Newser) - Chris Sampson pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, Darin Erstad and Miguel Tejada each drove in two runs and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 last night. Sampson (2-3) struck out three and walked one in his Dodger Stadium debut, matching his longest outing of the season.... More »

Tejada's Walk Off Ends Cards' Win Streak

Astros battle back after Valverde blows 3-0 lead in 9th

(Newser) - Miguel Tejada's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the Houston Astros a 5-3 win over St. Louis on Monday night, snapping a five game winning streak for the Cardinals. Tejada's home run to right field off Kyle McClellan (0-1) scored pinch runner Darin Erstad. More »

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