On the theory that when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade, baseball fans and Cooperstown merchants need to get behind the Deacon White, who will be the only player entering the Hall this year.
Roy Oswalt and the Astros sent the Cubs to their fourth straight loss.
Craig Biggio drives in go-ahead run and Houston Astros beat Chicago Cubs 5-2
Sure, his 3,000th hit was nice. But Craig Biggio is about to pass another, even more impressive, career milestone, and Greg Garber wonders why the hullabaloo isn't as loud.
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Brandon Backe threw 7 2/3 strong innings to send the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win over the San Diego Padres.
Roy Oswalt became the first pitcher since 2001-02 with consecutive 20-win seasons, throwing six innings and driving in a run Sunday in a 6-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs to clinch the NL wild-card spot for the Astros.
Craig Biggio's sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning lifted the Houston Astros to a 1-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
Craig Biggio dropped Moises Alou's flyball, allowing two runs to score in the seventh inning Tuesday night and sending the Chicago Cubs to a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros.
Craig Biggio hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat Kerry Wood for the third time this season with a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.
Craig Biggio hit a two-run single, and Jeff Bagwell had a go-ahead sacrifice fly in a three-run seventh inning, rallying the Houston Astros to a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Houston 7, Chicago 5