Astros sink Pirates

Astros sink Pirates

Mike Hampton allowed only one run on three hits over seven innings Sunday, as the Houston Astros defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1.

The Astros were a +140 underdog in the game and the three runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (8.5).

Miguel Tejada was 2-4 with an RBI for Houston in the win.

Nate McLouth was 2-4 with a solo home run for Pittsburgh and Paul Maholm allowed two runs on eight hits in seven innings.