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Astros send Toronto to 6th straight loss, 12-4

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) - Rookie Robbie Grossman homered and drove in four runs and Matt Dominguez had a solo shot and the Houston Astros used a big fourth inning and cruised to a 12-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.

Houston led by one before adding five runs in the fourth inning behind a two RBI triple by Jonathan Villar and a run-scoring triple by Jason Castro to make it 8-2.

Dominguez homered in the second inning to make it 2-1 and Grossman added a two-run shot in the seventh to push the lead to 12-2.

Jordan Lyles (6-6) allowed 10 hits and four runs in 7 1-3 innings for the win.

Blue Jays starter Todd Redmond (1-2) allowed eight hits and seven runs - both career highs - in 3 1-3 innings, which was the shortest start of his career.


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