Posted August 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Brian Bogusevic's RBI single in the ninth inning lifted the Houston Astros to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. It was the first win this season for Houston in its last at-bat and breaks a five-game losing streak. It was Houston's first walk-off win since last Sept. 26, according to STATS LLC. The Astros won for the fifth time in 39 games. The only team since 1900 to lose at least 35 times in a 39-game span was the 1916 Philadelphia Athletics, who finished 36-117 under Hall of Fame manager Connie Mack, according to STATS. Wilton Lopez (4-1) struck out two in a perfect ninth inning for the win. The Brewers have lost 10 straight on the road for the first time since 1992. Houston trailed 3-2 entering the ninth. Brett Wallace walked with no outs and was replaced by pinch-runner Tyler Greene, who was making his Astros debut after being acquired in a trade with St. Louis on Thursday. He stole second base and advanced to third on a wild pitch by John Axford (4...
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