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Recap: Houston vs. Pittsburgh
Sports Network | July 7, 2010

Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Carlos Lee slugged a two-run shot as Houston hit a season-high four home runs en route to a 6-3 decision over Pittsburgh in the middle test of a three game set from Minute Maid Park.

Jeff Keppinger, Lance Berkman and Hunter Pence also went deep for the Astros, who have won the first two games in the set after dropping three in a row.

Casey Daigle (1-1) allowed two hits over two scoreless relief innings for his first win since May 10, 2004 with Arizona. Matt Lindstrom turned in a scoreless ninth to earn his 20th save.

Starter Brian Moehler exited after three innings with a strained right groin.

Ryan Church drove in a pair of runs for the Pirates, losers in three of four.

Daniel McCutchen (1-4) surrendered four hits and four runs with three walks over five full frames.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.