| Jul 8, 2011
| 11:23 AM
The Houston Astros claimed pitcher Lucas Harrell, who has spent parts of the last two seasons with the White Sox, off waivers Friday.
Harrell was 1-0 with a 5.28 ERA in five appearances with the Sox. At Class AAA Charlotte this season, the 26-year-old...
| May 13, 2012
| 5:09 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — After four hours in the rain and with his team down to its fourth first baseman, Josh Harrison wasn’t going to be patient.
With the winning run at second and two outs in the bottom of the 12th at soggy PNC Park, Harrison...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:22 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Correia and Alex Presley used rare starts to make big contributions for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Correia pitched six solid innings and Presley had two hits and scored three runs as Pittsburgh beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 3:50 PM
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros ended their team-record losing streak at 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 Sunday behind three hits and three RBIs from Marwin Gonzalez.
Hours after Houston traded third baseman Chris Johnson to Arizona...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:13 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pedro Alvarez homered in the 19th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates won the longest game in the majors this season, outlasting the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Sunday.
It took 6 hours, 7 minutes to finish. Both teams scored a run...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:45 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Houston Astros starting pitcher Lucas Harrell made a quick stop home Monday before traveling to St. Louis for Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals. The former Ozark Tiger leads the worst team in baseball in wins this...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Gio Gonzalez earned his first win with the surprising Washington Nationals, pitching seven dominant innings Tuesday night in a 1-0 win over the Houston Astros.
The Nationals improved to 9-3, their best start since moving from Montreal to Washington in...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
HOUSTON -- C.J. Wilson threw seven strong innings, and Josh Hamilton snapped a tie with a run-scoring double in the eighth inning to lead the Angels to a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Sunday.
The win completed a three-game...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:52 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Sanchez pitched three strong innings and Garrett Jones and Ivan DeJesus Jr. each had two hits in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 3-2 exhibition victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.
Sanchez, the left-hander...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:13 PM
Ervin Santana plans to give the ball from his 100th career win to his mother.
It's a gift that's been a long time coming.
Santana pitched seven snappy innings in his seventh attempt to reach the milestone, and the Royals finally gave him...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each had run-scoring singles in the eighth, Luis Mendoza pitched seven innings of four-hit ball and the Kansas City Royals beat the Houston Astros 2-0 on Sunday for their fifth straight win.
Aaron Crow (2-1) worked a...