Houston Astros

"Killer B's" Present as Houston Astros Beat San Diego Padres 7-2

DENVER - MAY 14:  Starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez #51 of the Houston delivers against the Colorado Rockies during MLB action at Coors Field on May 14, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Rodriguez earned the win as he pitched seven innings recorded 11 strike outs and gave up no walks as the Astros defeated the Rockies 5-3.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Richard ZowieCorrespondent IJuly 3, 2009

"Killer B's" were present at the game between the Houston Astros and the San Diego Padres and, believe it or not, it had nothing to do with Jeff Bagwell or Craig Biggio.

It should be noted, though, that Geoff Blum hit a home run for the Astros and Lance Berkman added a double.

Ok, so it was actually a swarm of bees, the honey-loving flying insects. Their buzz was probably worse than their sting, and after they were removed the game resumed.

The result: Houston 7, San Diego 2.

Houston took 3-of-4 games in this series, startling since Houston long has struggled in San Diego.

At 38-39, Houston is one game under .500 in what's becoming, once again, the N.L. "Comedy" Central.

Wandy Rodriguez must've solved the pitch tipping problem as he went seven innings, allowing one run, two walks and five strikeouts.

Tonight, it's a late west coast game as Houston travels to AT&T Park to take on the San Francisco Giants.

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