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Astros survive late rally by Brewers, win 7-6

Astros survive late rally by Brewers, win 7-6

chron.com MLB.com Updated Sep 28, 2012
Justin Maxwell, who Monday became the first Astros player in 15 years to play all three outfield positions in the same game, did so again. The Astros went for defense late and survived a Matt Dominguez error in the ninth.
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  • Photos: Astros-Brewers Sept. 28-30

    Photos: Astros-Brewers Sept. 28-30

    chron.com Sep 28, 2012
    See the best photos as the Astros visit Milwaukee.
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  • Braun joins select crowd by notching 40/30 season

    Braun joins select crowd by notching 40/30 season

    MLB.com Sep 28, 2012
    With his steal of third base in the sixth inning of Friday's game vs. the Astros, Ryan Braun notched the 11th season of 40 home runs and 30 stolen bases in Major League history.
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  • DeFrancesco looks to continue with Astros after being passed ov…

    DeFrancesco looks to continue with Astros after being passed over for manager job

    chron.com Sep 28, 2012
    Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco, ultimately a runner-up for the full-time position, said he looks forward to continuing in the organization after general manager Jeff Luhnow reiterated that he'd be offered a position.
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  • Game to Remember: Craig Biggio

    Game to Remember: Craig Biggio

    MLB.com Sep 28, 2012
    In his 20th and final season with the Astros, Craig Biggio collected his 3,000th career hit as part of a 5-for-6 game on June 28, 2007 at Minute Maid Park.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Seahawks defense playing bigger than reputation

    Sep 28
    Defensive end Chris Clemons has much in common with his peers on the Seattle defense: They're good, they're unknown, and they don't care.
  • John Clayton's Last Call

    Sep 28
    The Texans and Falcons appear to be the class of their respective conferences, writes John Clayton.
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 4 picks

    Sep 28
    It's a final cleansing of the Sports Guy's inbox, plus Week 4 picks.