When Jon Lester is your No. 2 starter, you must have one of the best rotations in baseball, right? But what about when Adam Wainright or A.J. Burnett fills the same role? Buster chimes in with his current rankings on who has the best five.
Hunter Pence hit a solo homer off Jose Mesa on the first pitch of the 13th inning and the Houston Astros took advantage of a questionable umpire's call to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Chase Utley homered and drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI double in the sixth, Jimmy Rollins hit his NL-leading sixth homer and a beleaguered bullpen pitched three scoreless innings in Philadelphia's 8-5 victory over Houston on Saturday.
Pinch-hitter Orlando Palmeiro's single drove in the tiebreaking run as the Houston Astros scored three times in the ninth inning and held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 Saturday night and preserve their playoff hopes.