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Pinch Hit Walk Off Grand Slam Gives Astros Stunning Win Over Cubs

Last updated on Wednesday, August 17, 2011

(HOUSTON, TX) - Pinch-hitter Brian Bogusevic hit a walk-off grand slam to give the Houston Astros a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Tyler Colvin hit a two-run homer and Aramis Ramirez had a solo shot and two runs batted in as the Cubs entered the bottom of the ninth with a 5-2 lead.

Chicago brought in closer Carlos Marmol, who got leadoff hitter Jimmy Paredes to fly out to left field. JB Shuck singled to right and advanced to second on a wild pitch.

Clint Barmes followed with a single to left and pinch-hitter Matt Downs walked.

Bogusevic followed with his game-winner to center field as the Astros snapped a seven-game losing streak.

The Cubs had their three-game winning streak come to an end.

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