The Astros' struggles against the Pirates continued, as they fell to 0-5 against the Bucs this season and dropped their fifth straight overall in a 16-inning marathon. The Astros rallied to tie it in the ninth but stranded 18 runners on the night.
Adam LaRoche laced a bases-loaded single to left with two outs in the 16th inning to lift the Pirates to their fifth straight win over the Astros this season. Zach Duke tossed seven solid frames, but Salomon Torress allowed two runs in the ninth, tying the game.
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