Hunter Pence

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Sooo Close: Pitcher Just Shy of Perfect Game

Yusmeiro Petit gives up single (barely) in 9th with 2 outs

(Newser) - San Francisco's Yusmeiro Petit came about a foot short of pitching just the 24th perfect game in Major League Baseball history last night. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Arizona pinch-hitter Eric Chavez hit a single that right-fielder Hunter Pence just missed, reports the Huffington Post... More »

Astros Rally Past Dodgers

(Newser) - Hiroki Kuroda took a no-hitter into the seventh inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers before the Houston Astros broke out for seven hits and six runs in the eighth inning to pull out an 8-5 victory today. Lance Berkman, Carlos Lee and Hunter Pence had RBI singles against reliever Jonathan... More »

Astros Need 12 Innings to Overcome Brewers

(Newser) - Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 12th to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday. Pence's home run to left field scored Lance Berkman and completed Houston's comeback for its third straight win. The Astros trailed by as many... More »

Five Deep Flies Propel Astros to Win

(Newser) - Miguel Tejada, Lance Berkman and Carlos Lee hit consecutive home runs in a four-run sixth inning to propel Houston to a 7-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. Hunter Pence added a pair of home runs for Houston, one in the fifth inning and another in the eighth, and... More »

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