It wasn’t a particular pretty win, but you don’t have to be particularly pretty to beat the 2011 Astros. Bryan LaHair is your hero with a decisive solo homer, and Starlin Castro reached base for the 30th consecutive game. The bullpen tried to help the Astros come back, but, again … Astros.
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