Josh Bell and Jung-ho ho Kang hit two-run homers as the Pirates pelted the Astros14-2 in Houston. Kevin Newman went 4-for-6 with a homer to extend his hitting streak to 16 games. Corey Dickerson went 4-for-4 with three RBI while Jose Osuna added a three-run homer for Pittsburgh. Dario Agrazal picked up his first career win, giving up just five hits and one run in six innings. The Pirates have won five-of-six. Framber Valdez took the loss for the Astros, who had won their previous two. George Springer went 3-for-4 with a solo homer in defeat.
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