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By: Adam Spolane - SportsRadio 610
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Collin McHugh allowed a single to the second batter he faced, and then didn’t allow a second until there were two out in the ninth inning as the right hander limited the Oakland Athletics to two hits and a run in eight and two thirds innings while striking out 7 in the Astros 5-1 win Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

After walking Jed Lowrie in the third inning, McHugh retired the next 19 men that he faced. That streak ended when he hit Derek Norris with a pitch with two away in the ninth. After a stolen base, Alberto Callaspo ended the shutout bid and his outing with an RBI single.

McHugh, in the rotation due to an injury to Scott Feldman, has won both of his starts this season, allowing one run in 15.1 innings.

Jonathan Villar scored the game’s first run in the bottom of the third inning. He doubled with one out, and got to third on a Jose Altuve single. Dexter Fowler’s ground out brought him home.

The score remained 1-0 until the bottom of the seventh, when the Astros batted around, scoring four runs, all with two out, in the inning. Villar extended the Houston lead to 3-0 when he tripled home a pair. Jose Altuve followed with a two-run homer to make it a five run game.

From the ninth spot in the order, Villar had two hits in three at bats. He drove in and scored a pair of runs. Altuve also added a multi-hit game for Houston who have won four of the last seven games.

 

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