Greinke throws 8 solid innings, Astros beat Padres 7-4

Zack Greinke pitched 8 efficient innings, Kyle Tucker homered and the Houston Astros beat Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres 7-Four on Sunday.

Greinke (Five-2) authorized one run and 6 hits. The suitable-hander, who retired 11 of his first 12 batters, stepped forward to 14-Three in his profession in opposition to the Padres.

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Houston jumped on Snell (1-2) for 4 runs within the first. Alex Bregman drove in Jose Altuve with a groundout, and Tucker capped the inning with a three-run homer to left.

The Astros added 3 extra within the 3rd. Aledmys Díaz hit a two-run double and scored on Taylor Jones’ unmarried.

Snell authorized a profession high-tying seven runs in 3 innings. He allowed 5 hits, struck out 3 and walked 3.

San Diego’s Joe Musgrove threw 5 hitless innings in aid, extending his shutout streak to 17 innings spanning his remaining 3 outings.

Webster Rivas hit a solo homer for San Diego within the 5th for his first profession hit. Wil Myers and Ha-Seong Kim attached within the 9th, however the Padres fell to Eight-1 in interleague play.

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TRAINER’S ROOM

Astros: RHP Bryan Abreu was once positioned at the 10-day injured listing with a left calf pressure. RHP Enoli Paredes was once recalled from Triple-A Sugar Land. … DH Yordan Alvarez neglected a fourth directly recreation with a sore proper wrist. … RHP Lance McCullers Jr. (proper shoulder soreness) threw and felt neatly, supervisor Dusty Baker stated, including that he may just throw a bullpen this week.

BROKEN BAT

After placing out to finish the 3rd, San Diego’s Tommy Pham broke his bat over his knee. Pham idea he had walked on a Three-1 pitch, and threw his bat again in opposition to the dugout, nevertheless it was once referred to as a strike. Pham swung and neglected strike 3.

UP NEXT

Padres: Start a three-game sequence on the Cubs on Monday however should title a brand new starter after the usage of Musgrove, the at the beginning scheduled Monday starter.

Astros: RHP José Urquidy (Three-2, Three.22 ERA) will come off the injured listing and get started in opposition to the Purple Sox on Monday within the first of a four-game sequence. Urquidy remaining began Would possibly 12, when he exited within the fourth inning with shoulder discomfort.

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