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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 »

Astros Beat Marlins 5-1; Win Series

Wandy Rodriguez pitches seven to get victory for Houston

(Newser) - Wandy Rodriguez pitched well again at Minute Maid Park, and J.R. Towles and Michael Bourn homered to lead the Houston Astros over the Florida Marlins 5-1 on Sunday. Lance Berkman added an RBI double for the Astros, who've won two in a row for the first time this season.... More »

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