Astros edge Pirates
|Astros edge Pirates|
Hunter Pence went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two RBIs Saturday, as the Houston Astros defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 at Minute Maid Park.
The Astros won the game as -140 favorites, while the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Bud Norris scattered five hits and two runs with 14 strikeouts to earn the victory on the mound for the Astros.
Paul Maholm gave up nine hits and three earned runs over 6 2-3 innings in the Pirates loss.