Houston Dynamos Cam Weaver hit a wonderful outside of the boot effort in the 85th minute of Houstons 3-1 win over Columbus Crew to put the game beyond doubt. Houston were on the scoreboard first, Giles Barnes being brought down for a penalty aftersurging into the area, which Brad Davis converted. Will Bruin made it two in the 31st minute, ending a drought that stretched back to May 8th. An own goal from Kofi Sarkodie gave The Crew a glimmer of hope until substitute Weaver put the nail in the coffin with his sumptuous finish.
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Houston Wire & Cable Co. (HWCC) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.11
This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.97%. On a related note, analysts at Raymond James raised their price target on shares of Houston Wire & Cable Co. from $14.50 to $15.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, May 10th. Houston Wire & Cable Co. ( NASDAQ:HWCC ) opened at 14.82 on Monday. Houston Wire & Cable Co. has a 1-year low of $10.32 and a 1-year high of $15.07. The stocks 50-day moving average is currently $14.4.
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Houston Astros Deliver Promise Despite Being Swept
A loss is a loss, but in the Astros case, its always important to look at how they lost. In this case, it wasnt the bullpen, and for that, Astros nation can breathe a sigh of relief. In this case, they were just simply out-dueled. Brad Peacock earned himself another call-up after pitching lights-out for Triple-A Oklahoma City. He pitched very effectively, giving up three earned runs in seven innings for a quality start, while racking up 10 strikeouts. From there, the bullpen only had one inning to pitch, and the duo ofJosh Fields and Wesley Right combined to make that one inning a scoreless affair. Peacock is another product of the Jed Lowrie trade, and if Chris Carter continues to sputter and whiff, its up to Peacock to prove that the trade with the Oakland Athletics was worth it. He started the season in the Astros rotation, going 1-3 with a 7.00-plus ERA before being moved to the bullpen and eventually down to Triple-A, physician hosuton tx where he pitched outstandingly.
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