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Pinch-Hitting Pitcher Keys Arizona Rally

Owings' 2-run homer knots game at 7; D-Backs reach 20 wins

(Newser) - Pitcher Micah Owings' pinch-hit homer tied the game in the sixth and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied from four runs down to beat the Houston Astros 8-7 on Wednesday. Owings, 4-0 as a starter and arguably the best-hitting pitcher in the game, hit the first pitch of the game from reliever... More »

Schumaker's Single in 9th Lifts Cards

Wainwright picks up win as Astros' 6-game winning streak ends

(Newser) - Skip Schumaker singled to left to score pinch-runner Cesar Izturis in the bottom of the ninth inning today, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-3 victory that snapped the Houston Astros' six-game winning streak. Schumaker singled off Wesley Wright, who relieved Dave Borkowski (0-1) after Borkowski walked leadoff batter Brian... More »

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