HOUSTON (AP) - Ty Wigginton homered twice off Aaron Harang,
Brandon Backe was sharp into the seventh and the Houston Astros
beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Thursday.
Humberto Quintero added a solo shot to help the Astros beat the
Reds for the 10th time in 12 meetings this season.
Backe (9-12) had one of his best outings of an inconsistent
month, allowing six hits and striking out six in 6 2-3 innings. He
was 2-2 in his previous four decisions, allowing 11 runs in each of
the losses and a total of four runs in the two wins.
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