And I think we all know how important that’ll be for the Angels coming off of how last postseason ended. The lefty beat the Angels on June 21, allowing just one run in 7 1/3 innings.
Jed Lowrie, who came off the disabled list Thursday, set up the winning rally with a one-out walk in the ninth off lefthanded reliever Jose Alvarez.
The Astros flexed their muscles with a show of power in topping the Los Angeles Angels 10-5 on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.
Los Angeles Angels middle fielder Mike Trout is unable to make a… It may seem sacrilegious to even breach the subject of him being replaced less than a week after his induction, but when all is said and done, I believe there will be a new hit king in Houston.
McHugh faces an Angels lineup that is paced by Mike Trout, who leads the majors with 31 homers and 75 RBI.
Luis Valbuena doubled to lead off the bottom of the fifth, advanced to third on a wild pitch and scored on a sacrifice fly by Colby Rasmus to tie it at 1-all. He hit a pair of batters in the second inning around a two-run, opposite-field homer by Astros designated hitter Chris Carter, his 17th.
Tucker added his home run to start the sixth.
Singleton’s shot chased Richards with one out in the seventh and pushed the lead to 4-1.
“This month, being able to use all my pitches and being able to have a feel for them in any count, that’s been the key”, Kazmir said. “It’s definitely a good chance for me to kind of like be happy about what I did today”. “Tonight was just not a good game”.
Erick Aybar doubled with one out in the second and scored on Gillaspie’s two-out triple to make it 1-0.
Victorino, traded the day before from the Boston Red Sox, started in left field, where he is expected to spend the majority of his time with his new team. For Thursday’s game the Angels start Matt Shoemaker who has allowed 99 hits and 49 earned runs while striking out 84 over 97 innings for a 5-7 record and a 4.55 ERA.
Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez gave up five runs on 10 hits in five innings. In all Trout went 4 for 4 in the game.
The Angels open up a six-game road trip having dropped three of their last four contests while the Astros begin a six-match homestand after losing two straight games.
In three full seasons and two other partial seasons (including the current season in progress), Altuve has played in 608 games.
Scott Kazmir allowed three hits and struck out five in 72/3 innings in the first start for the Astros in his hometown and his second since a trade from the Oakland Athletics. Rizzo finished with three hits and Dexter Fowler went 2 for 4.