Series Preview: Bucs travel south to Houston for a battle with the 'stros.

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Series Preview: Bucs travel south to Houston for a battle with the 'stros.
Series Preview: Bucs travel south to Houston for a battle with the 'stros.

Riding high on a four-game win streak after an impressive sweep of the San Diego Padres, the Bucs travel to Houston for a three-game stint with the Astros. Its been tough sledding for Houston lately, having dropped seven of their last ten but still holding a firm grasp of the American League West by 6.5 games. The Pirates have turned things around after a disastrous early June. They have won six of their last ten and are climbing out of the National League Central cellar. Houston's offense has no problem putting up runs, tied for third highest run differential (+ 95) while allowing the 4th fewest runs (310) out of all 30 teams. The Astros will send a trio of strong pitchers to the mound this

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