The Houston Astros will look to avoid an eight-game losing streak without the newly traded Carlos Lee on Thursday, as the rebuilding process of a franchise slated to move divisions and leagues in 2013 is still ongoing. The Astros are now 1-5 against PIttsburgh in 2012 with three more series remaining against their NL Central neighbors.
Date / Time: Thursday, July 5, 6:05 p.m. CT
Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV: Fox Sports Houston
Radio: KTRH 740, KLAT 1010
Probable Starters: Bud Norris (5-5) vs. Jeff Karstens (1-2)
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