HOUSTON (AP) - Kaz Matsui hit an eighth-inning two-run single
against his former team to help the Houston Astros beat Colorado
Hunter Pence led off the eighth with a single and Mark Loretta
walked against reliever Brian Fuentes, who allowed a run for the
first time in 10 appearances this season. Both runners moved up on
an infield out to set up Matsui's hit.
Miguel Tejada capped the rally with an RBI double and the Astros
snapped a three-game losing streak.
Wesley Wright is 2-and-0 after working the eighth inning and
Jose Valverde picked up his second save.
Brad Hawpe (hawp) had three hits for the Rockies, who had a
four-game winning streak snapped.