Carter's homer gives Astros 5-4 win over Arizona

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Carter homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Houston Astros a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night.

Carter, who homered twice on Wednesday, hit his 13th homer of the season into the Crawford Boxes in left field off J.J. Putz (1-1).

Miguel Montero tied it at 4-4 in the ninth with a home run to left field on the first pitch by closer Chad Qualls.

Carlos Corporan had a two-run home run and Jon Singleton homered and drove in two runs for the Astros, who have won six of their last eight games.

Tony Sipp (1-0) struck out one in a scoreless 10th for the win.

Chris Owings hit a solo homer to get Arizona within 4-3 in the seventh inning.


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