The San Francisco Giants beat the Houston Astros 8-4 on Thursday night at Minute Maid Park. Down 4-0 after three innings, the Giants' offense surged in the second half of Thursday night's game with a pair of three-run bursts in the fifth and seventh innings.
Hunter Pence hit a two-run single in the seventh inning to complete the Giants' rally and sweep against the Astros. Pence's single to shallow center field off of the Astros' Fernando Rodriguez gave the Giants a 6-4 lead.
Ryan Vogelsong (12-7) picked up the win for the Giants, allowing four earned runs over seven hits in six innings pitched. The Giants bullpen held the Astros scoreless with Sergio Romo picking up his eighth save of the season.
The Astros dropped their record to a major league worst 40-91. The announced attendance of 12,835 was the lowest attendance of all-time in the 12-year history of Minute Maid Park.