HOUSTON -AP- Albert Pujols homered early and Eric Young Jr. had a career-high four RBI, including a three-run shot in a six-run fifth inning and the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 12-6 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
Pujols hit his 601st career home run and his 56th against the Astros in the first inning, and the Angels had a 3-0 lead in the third before Houston got going.
Young helps Angels rally for 12-6 win over Astros
The Astros scored six runs in the third and fourth innings combined, powered by homers from George Springer and Yuli Gurriel, to take a 6-3 lead.
The Angels scored three runs to tie it up in the fifth before Young connected off Michael Feliz (2-1) for his second home run this season to put the Angels up 9-6.
Angels starter Jesse Chavez allowed four hits and six runs in 3 2/3 innings and rookie Keynan Middleton (1-0) pitched a scoreless fifth for his first career win.

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