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2010-07-04 12:00:00

NEW YORK, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- American and National League All-Star Team managers Joe Girardi and Charlie Manuel, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, have announced the candidates for the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint to be held exclusively on MLB.com, the official Web site of Major League Baseball, and the individual Club Web sites. This year's ballots include six players on teams currently in first place in their respective divisions and four on teams...

2009-09-10 23:02:27

Garret Anderson drove in a run in three different at bats Thursday and Atlanta battered starter Roy Oswalt to defeat Houston 9-7. Oswalt (8-6) has recently suffered from a sore back and lasted only two innings while the Braves scored six runs on 10 hits. Of the six men Oswalt retired, five struck out. Atlanta took a 6-1 lead through two innings and held on, thanks to a 16-hit attack. Anderson had a sacrifice fly in the first and RBI singles in the second and fourth. Brian McCann added two...

2009-08-31 22:18:13

Carlos Lee had a two-run homer and a four RBI Monday to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Michael Bourn added an RBI double for the Astros, who won for just the second time in their last eight games. Houston's Roy Oswalt (8-5) pitched seven innings to earn the win. Oswalt held the Cubs to two runs on six hits and a walk. Chicago starter Rich Harden (8-8) gave up five runs on five hits and six walks with nine strikeouts in five innings. Derrek Lee homered for the...

2009-08-21 22:45:49

Roy Oswalt allowed three hits over seven innings Friday and teamed with two relievers in a shutout, bringing Houston a 1-0 decision over Arizona. The Diamondbacks opened a 10-game, four-city trip by losing their sixth in a row. Oswalt (7-4) ended a steak of four straight no-decisions with a 100-pitch effort. He struck out two and did not walk a batter. He gave up singles to Trent Oeltjen and Alex Romero to start the third, but escaped that trouble and then allowed only one other hit through...

2009-08-02 16:48:57

Bud Norris and three relievers combined on a three-hit shutout Sunday in Houston's 2-0 win over St. Louis. Norris (1-0), making his first major league start, gave up two hits in seven innings (91 pitches) with four walks and five strikeouts. He started in place of injured Roy Oswalt, who has an irritated disk in his lower back. Wesley Wright and Chris Sampson kept the Cardinals scoreless before closer Jose Valverde recorded his 12th save. Miguel Tejada and Michael Bourn had one RBI apiece,...

2009-07-06 19:03:13

San Francisco pitcher Randy Johnson went on the 15-day disabled list Monday, one day after suffering a shoulder strain, the Giants said. The injury happened in the third inning while Johnson was swinging on a third-strike curveball from Astros starter Roy Oswalt. Johnson reached for his shoulder but remained in the game. In the fourth, he yielded three of his four runs allowed and committed a throwing error before leaving the game. Giants' catcher Bengie Molina noted after the game that...

2009-07-05 20:01:34

Houston right-hander Roy Oswalt yielded just three hits and a run in eight innings and hit a two-run single Sunday in a 7-1 Astros victory over San Francisco. Oswalt (5-4) has given up only three runs in his last three starts. Manuel Tejada, Hunter Pence and Jason Michaels clubbed solo homers and Jeff Keppinger doubled in a run and scored twice for the Astros. Rich Aurilia homered for the Giants. Randy Johnson (8-6) took the loss. The big left-hander allowed four runs and five hits before...

2009-06-29 23:53:16

Roy Oswalt went the distance, giving up one run on two hits Monday, and the Houston Astros beat San Diego 3-1. Oswalt (4-4), who has 17 career complete games, also had two of the Astros' nine hits. He issued two walks and struck out seven. After letting in a run on a wild pitch in the fourth inning, he retired 18 straight batters the rest of the way. Ivan Rodriguez homered and Lance Berkman and Carlos Lee each contributed two hits for Houston, which has won four of its last five games. Scott...

2009-06-19 22:38:37

Kevin Slowey limited Houston to a run over six innings Friday and reached 10 wins for the season in boosting Minnesota to a 5-2 decision over the Astros. Slowey (10-2) gave up only three hits and struck out six. Going into Friday's games, Toronto's Roy Halladay had been the only pitcher in the majors with 10 victories. Chad Billingsley of the Los Angeles Dodgers was going for his 10th win Friday. Joe Nathan recorded the last four outs for his 16th save. Delmon Young had two doubles and two...

2009-06-01 22:05:15

Roy Oswalt gave up only one run in seven innings Monday when the Houston Astros posted a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Oswalt (2-2) scattered six hits, yielding only a solo homer by Todd Helton, walking two and striking out eight. Carlos Lee was 3-for-3 and had his first home run and first two RBI since May 16. Lance Berkman also had two RBI, and Miguel Tejada had two hits to extend his hitting streak to 15 games -- the longest current streak in the National League. LaTroy Hawkins...