There has been very little to get excited about in Houston this season. The Astros have the worst record in baseball and are on pace for their second consecutive 100-loss season.
But on Friday night, there was finally some excitement at Minute Maid Park. Outfielders Steve Pearce and Brian Bogusevic combined to give the Astros their first walk-off win of the season, and the game-changing moment of the week.
The Astros, who had lost five in a row and nine of 10, started a rally against Milwaukee Brewers closer John Axford when Pearce singled home Tyler Greene to tie the game 3-3. Pearce advanced to third on a fly ball, bringing Bogusevic to the plate.
The light-hitting right fielder took a 3-1 pitch from Axford and lined it up the middle past a diving Rickie Weeks to score Pearce for a 4-3 victory.
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