Astros fend off Pirates

Astros fend off Pirates

Carlos Lee drove in two runs and the Houston Astros held on for a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday night.

Houston won the game as -160 favorites, while the seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (7.5).

Roy Oswalt allowed three runs over seven innings in earning the win for the Astros. Matt Lindstrom closed out the ninth for his fifth save of the season.

Paul Maholm surrendered four runs off seven hits over seven innings in the loss.