Current record: 42-36, 2nd place in NL Central, 1.0 game back
Up Next: Houston Astros, 32-47, 6th place in NL Central, 11.5 games back
Season Series: 2-1
Notes: The last time the Pirates faced the Astros both teams were 14-17 and tied
for 3rd place. Now the two teams are separated by 10.5 games in the standings.
Firstbaseman Carlos Lee just turned down a trade to the Dodgers. 2B Jose Altuve
was chosen as Houston’s lone representative for the All Star Game.
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