Astros top Pirates

Astros top Pirates

Lance Berkman hit a two-run homer and had three runs batted in to lead the Houston Astros over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Tuesday night.

Houston cashed as -150 home favorites, while the game resulted in a PUSH on the 8-run total listed by sportsbooks.

Jeff Keppinger went 3-for-4 with an RBI for the Astros, as winning pitcher Wandy Rodriguez allowed only one earned run over seven innings for Houston.

Garrett Jones and Ryan Doumit drove in the runs for Pittsburgh, while Brad Lincoln was tagged for five runs over five innings to take the loss for the Pirates.