Wednesday, June 29, 2016

MLB Recap: Houston Astros (10) vs. Los Angeles Angels (4) - 6/29/2016

MLB Recap: Houston Astros (10) vs. Los Angeles Angels (4) - Date: 6/29/2016 Jose Altuve went 4 for 5 and scored four runs to help the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-4 on Wednesday and complete the sweep of the three-game series. It was the second time Houston has swept Los Angeles in the last two weeks. Free Sports Picks Twitter. The Astros finished the six games with 37 runs. It was also Houston's eighth straight win over their AL West rivals, extending the longest winning streak against Los Angeles in franchise history. Houston has gone 35-20 since May 1, the third-best mark in the AL in that span. Free MLB Baseball Picks. The Angels, who left 12 men on base, finished the homestand 1-6 and went 8-18 over the month of June. Sports Handicapping Service Winning Streaks. The Angels are a season-high 15 games under .500 (32-47). It's the fewest wins the Angels have recorded in June since 1980. Altuve, who extended his career-high on-base streak to 32 games, was a home run shy of the cycle and finished the series 8 for 14 with two RBIs and six runs. Dallas Keuchel (5-9) limited the Angels to three runs and six hits over six innings to win his second straight decision. Jered Weaver (6-7) pitched into the sixth inning but left after giving up a one-out solo home run to George Springer. In his third loss in five starts, Weaver allowed six earned runs and seven hits, walked four and struck out three. Houston added three runs in the ninth against Angels closer Huston Street, who has given up eight runs and 12 hits in his last six appearances. Profitable MLB Baseball Handicappers. TRAINER'S ROOM Angels: C Geovany Soto will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Salt Lake. Soto played 20 games before undergoing surgery to repair a torn right meniscus. He was placed on the 15-day DL on May 18. UP NEXTAstros: RHP Mike Fiers (5-3), who made an early exit in his last start giving up three runs, two earned, in 4 1/3 innings against the Royals, will start Friday against the White Sox. Sports Handicapper Leads. The Astros have won all five of his June starts. Angels: RHP Jhoulys Chacin (2-4) is making his second trip to Fenway Park this season and his first with the Angels on Friday night. Chacin previously recorded a win there as a member of the Braves on April 28, but has lost three of his last four starts with Los Angeles.