GIFs: How the Astros lost on Friday night

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The scene: Russell Martin at the plate for the Pirates, Edgar Gonzalez on the mound for the Astros, tie game, bottom of the ninth, two outs, full count. Now let's roll tape ...

Walk-off! And the people say: Oy.

And do keep in mind that none of this would have been possible without ...

... Chris Carter's three-base error in the sixth. Andrew McCutchen, according to script, would eventually score what turned out to be a most critical run. 

Your 2013 Houston Astros -- not unlike your 2013 Astros.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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