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SportBrantley homers twice, Astros hang on to sweep Rangers

01:50  22 july  2019
01:50  22 july  2019 Source:   houstonchronicle.com

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Michael Brantley struck two home runs and five Astros pitchers struck out 13 Rangers to finish an authoritative three-game sweep with a 5-3 win at Minute Maid Park on Sunday.

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It was the sixth multi-home run game of Brantley's 10-year major league career. He started the scoring with a two-run home run in the first and capped it with a towering eighth-inning solo shot that afforded the Astros needed insurance.

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With the win, the Twins completed a three-game sweep and a 6-1 West Coast road trip. Minnesota has hit at least six homers in a game four times this season, while the rest of MLB has combined for Schoop’s first big fly, which came on a hanging 80-mph curveball from Harvey, carried well over the

Alex Bregman also homered twice and tied his career high with five RBIs as the Astros set season highs for runs and hits (18). Springer hit his fifth leadoff homer this season and big league-high 29th since the start of 2015, a drive off Adrian Sampson (0-3). He hit an RBI single in the second, singled

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Houston struck out 12 times against Rangers starter Lance Lynn, who just 11 days ago struck out 11 Astros hitters in Arlington. Brantley's two-run home run and Jose Altuve's solo job in the fifth were the extent of the damage they could muster.

In his first major league start, righthander Rogelio Armenteros managed five frames of one-run ball. He yielded only two hits but struggled to harness consistent command of his fastball. The Rangers taxed him for 61 pitches through the first three innings, ensuring his outing would not last long.

Armenteros retired the final eight hitters he faced. Five were via strikeout.

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The Astros needed late-game comebacks to win the first two games of the series but used a four-run fifth inning to break the finale open and held on for their A single by Michael Brantley chased Paxton, who was replaced by Tommy Kahnle. He was greeted by a two-run home run by Correa that extended

Brantley homers twice, Astros hang on to sweep Rangers
Brantley homers twice, Astros hang on to sweep Rangers
Brantley homers twice, Astros hang on to sweep Rangers

Astros’ Michael Brantley got boost from ‘The Lion King’ during two-homer game.
Michael Brantley just couldn’t wait to be king on Sunday. The Astros outfielder led the charge for Houston with two home runs and three RBI in a 5-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Brantley’s new walk-up music for the game was none other than “Circle of Life” from The Lion King, and teammate George Springer told reporters how the usually mild-mannered Brantley claimed that he would one day use the track as his walk-up song. “I said he didn’t have [the] hair on his chest,” Springer said, per Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle.

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