Astros Vs. Pirates: Houston Shut Out 2-0 In 8th Straight Loss

The Astros bats were silent as the losing streak reach eight games with a 2-0 loss to the Pirates in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

Bud Norris allowed the two earned runs on five hits over seven innings and picked up the loss without any help. The Astros offense recorded just four singles, left five on base and went 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position.

Pittsburgh's first run came on a double in the second inning, while the second run came on a sac fly.

Houston was led at the plate by Jed Lowrie, who went 1-for-3 with a walk. The eight-game losing streak is a season-high. The last seven losses have come on the road, where Houston is 9-32. The good news is that the Astros now head home for a three-game series against the Brewers (before another lengthy road trip).

Read more on the Astros at The Crawfish Boxes and SB Nation Houston. Head over toBucs Dugout and SB Nation Pittsburgh for the Pirates fans' perspective. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.