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Sport Astros sweep Royals to extend win streak to 11

01:15  18 june  2018
01:15  18 june  2018 Source:   houstonchronicle.com

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Carlos Correa and the Astros won their 11 th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Royals 7-4 Sunday. Last season, Houston had an 11 -game winning streak end in Kansas City. This time, the Astros trailed 4-3 in the eighth inning before Correa led off with a tying

With their 11 th consecutive win Monday night, 7-3 over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, the Astros became the first team to win at least 42 of their first 58 games since the Now owners of the longest winning streak in the majors this season, the Astros are on the verge of club history.

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During their win streak , Astros starters have limited opponents to a .618 OPS, second best among teams that don’t use an opener, while racking up 56 4) The Astros insist that they’re over last October Houston’s win streak has come via sweeps of the A’s (who won 97 games and reached the

The Houston Astros won their 11 th straight game on Sunday, beating the Kansas City Royals 7-4 to finish up a perfect 10-0 road trip that The defending World Series champions completed sweeps over the Texas Rangers, Oakland A�s, and the Royals on their way to pushing their record to 48-25 and

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — His bat raised in the air in celebration while he rumbled down the first-base line, Evan Gattis departed the batter’s box while another of his game-changing hits found a home in the outfield.

It did not clear the fence. It exited the burly man’s bat at only 69.9 mph and flew toward the opposite field, a rare — but welcomed — sight for an offense which demonstrated during Sunday’s 7-4 win it does not always require the prodigious gap-to-gap power it undoubtedly possesses.

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BOX SCORE: ASTROS 7, ROYALS 4

The Astros mashed 15 hits, but this was not the offensive onslaught becoming of this historic road trip and winning streak. The lineup scored 7.4 runs per game during their 10 previous wins, clubbing 20 home runs and 24 other extra-base hits.

Keuchel, Astros top Royals for 10th win in row

  Keuchel, Astros top Royals for 10th win in row The Astros beat the Royals 10-2.KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Beneath a meager audience on an oppressively hot Saturday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium, two lefthanded pitchers sought stability, a return to the majestic form they once embodied amid the profound struggles sullying their 2018 seasons.

The Billings Royals won two more games Sunday, sweeping the Butte Miners 4-3 and 7-1 to run the Royals ' win streak to 16 straight games.

The Astros , who have won 10 of 11 , scored in each of the first six innings against a depleted Detroit pitching staff. George Springer hit an inside-the-park Miley's streak included all 16 of his starts last season and his first eight of 2019. He allowed seven hits and two walks Tuesday, with five strikeouts.

Nevertheless, a win was secured and history prolonged. Their 11-game winning streak is the second-longest in franchise history. Only four other major league teams since 1990 have produced an undefeated road trip of 10 or more games.

Until Carlos Correa began Sunday’s go-ahead, three-run eighth inning with a game-tying solo home run, his team had no extra-base hits. Nine singles were wasted by three double plays against 22-year-old Royals rookie righthander Brad Keller, who until three weeks ago was a reliever.On Sunday, he produced a career-long outing that left him in line for a win. The miserable bullpen he was once a part of wasted it, inflating their major league-worst 5.65 ERA in the eighth inning, during which the first five Astros hit safely.

Correa bludgeoned Brandon Mauer’s grooved 3-1 four-seam fastball just above his bullpen 410 feet away. Yuli Gurriel chased Mauer with a single. Tim Hill’s first pitch was scorched down the third-base line by pinch-hitter Tyler White.

Consecutive singles from Gattis and Marwin Gonzalez scored both runs, the tenacious carousel of this Astros lineup continuing to move.

Rays beat Houston 3-2, end Astros' 11-game road win streak .
Wilmer Font and four relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Houston 3-2 on Friday night to snap the Astros' 11-game road winning streak, which tied a franchise record.Font (2-3) allowed one run and one hit over five-plus innings before an injury forced him to leave the game. Diego Castillo, Chaz Roe, Sergio Romo and Jose Alvarado held the Astros in check the rest of the way. Alvarado got the final out for his second save.A strained right lat caused Font's early exit.The Rays improved their record to 8-6 during a stretch of 16 games against Houston, Washington and the New York Yankees.

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