The Astros are hoping an Independence Day matinee brings them freedom from an eight-game losing streak, their worst of the 2012 season. Dallas Keuchel has been strong in his short time with Houston, with a 1.35 ERA in 20 innings of work that includes a one-hit shutout.
Houston will have to create run support if they've got a hope of winning. In their first four games against Pittsburgh this season, the Astros scored a total of six runs before putting up seven in a single game during Tuesday's loss.
Date / Time: Wednesday, July 4, 12:35 p.m. CT
Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV: Fox Sports Houston
Radio: KTRH 740, KLAT 1010
Probable Starters: Dallas Keuchel (1-0) vs. Kevin Correia (4-6)
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