HOUSTON -AP- Dallas Keuchel threw seven solid innings, Josh Reddick finished a single shy of the cycle and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Keuchel (3-0) allowed one run on eight hits with seven strikeouts. The left-hander has allowed one run or fewer in all four of his starts, going seven innings in each outing.
Keuchel, Reddick lead Astros to 5-1 win over Angels
Reddick tripled in the first and scored on a Jose Altuve single, doubled in the sixth and scored on an Evan Gattis single and hit a two-run homer to right in the seventh that went over Cameron Maybin's outstretched glove and fell in the first row. Reddick struck out in the third.
Yulieski Gurriel also had an RBI single in the fifth that gave the Astros a 2-1 lead.
Yunel Escobar hit an RBI single in the third that tied it at one.
JC Ramirez (2-2) allowed three runs on six hits with a career-high nine strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings. The right-hander improved from his first career start Friday against Kansas City where he was tagged for five runs in five innings.

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