Altuve, Springer help Astros beat Angels 8-5

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON, Texas (AP) -- Jose Altuve and George Springer drove in two runs each during Houston's four-run eighth inning as the Astros pulled away for an 8-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.

Altuve had two hits, including a two-run double in the eighth, and Springer finished with three RBIs for the Astros, who drew eight walks. Dexter Fowler also had two hits and went 6 for 11 in the three-game series.

Brad Peacock (2-4) allowed three runs and six hits with a strikeout in five innings. Over his last three starts, Peacock has given up four runs in 17 2-3 innings.

Chad Qualls quieted an Angels rally in the ninth for his sixth save.

Mike Trout had two hits, including a double and a triple, and Chris Iannetta had three hits for the Angels, who have lost five of their last six games.


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