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Castro helps Astros slip by Pirates 4-2 in 11 innings

  • CORRECTS SCORE TO 4-2 NOT 5-4 - Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin, left, holds up the baseball after Houston Astros' Jason Castro tumbled past him to score from third on a ground ball by Matt Dominguez in the 11th inning of the baseball game on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Pittsburgh. The Astros won 4-2 in eleven innings. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    CORRECTS SCORE TO 4-2 NOT 5-4 - Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin, left, holds up the baseball after Houston Astros' Jason Castro tumbled past him to score from third on a ground ball by Matt Dominguez in the 11th inning of the baseball game on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Pittsburgh. The Astros won 4-2 in eleven innings. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)

  • CORRECTS SCORE TO 4-2 NOT 5-4 - Houston Astros' Jason Castro, left, scores from third on a ground ball by Matt Dominguez as Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin, right, tries to tag him in the 11th inning of a baseball game on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Pittsburgh. The Astros won 4-2 in eleven innings. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    CORRECTS SCORE TO 4-2 NOT 5-4 - Houston Astros' Jason Castro, left, scores from third on a ground ball by Matt Dominguez as Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Russell Martin, right, tries to tag him in the 11th inning of a baseball game on Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Pittsburgh. The Astros won 4-2 in eleven innings. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, right, is greeted by teammates in the dugout after scoring on a single by Brandon Inge in the sixth inning of the baseball game against the Houston Astros, Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen, right, is greeted by teammates in the dugout after scoring on a single by Brandon Inge in the sixth inning of the baseball game against the Houston Astros, Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)

Jason Castro led off the 11th inning with a double and scored the go-ahead run on a close play at the plate as the Houston Astros topped the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Saturday night.

Castro doubled off the top of the center-field fence against Bryan Morris (1-2), and Carlos Pena was intentionally walked one out later. The runners moved up on a wild pitch and Castro scored when he beat second baseman Neil Walker's throw home on Matt Dominguez's fielder's choice grounder.

Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle argued the call with plate umpire C.B. Bucknor and was ejected. Pinch-hitter J.D. Martinez followed with an RBI single to make it 4-2.

Rookie Jose Cisnero struck out five in 3 2-3 scoreless relief innings for his first major league win. Jose Veras pitched a scoreless 11th for his sixth save.