It was Hamilton's seventh career walk-off hit and his second this season. On July 6, also at Angel Stadium, Hamilton hit a walk-off homer to defeat the
His blast off reliever
Angels right fielder
But then the umpires huddled over the call, reversed it and ruled Hoes was out, prompting a vehement argument from Houston Manager Bo Porter.
Aybar had tied the game 5-5 in the seventh inning with a single that scored Trout, Aybar's second run-scoring hit of the game.
Houston had taken a 5-4 lead on an odd play in the fifth inning. After Houston's
But Cowgill apparently lost track of the ball, because the ball sailed well over his head. Altuve scored and the Astros took the lead.
All five runs came against Angels starter
Trumbo got the Angels going in the second inning when he drove a pitch from Houston starter Dallas Keuchel over the 400-foot sign on the center-field wall. It was Trumbo's 27th homer of the season.
Houston took a 2-1 lead when they parlayed four consecutive singles against Richards into two runs in the third inning.
After Cowgill and Trout singled in the third inning, both scored on Trumbo's triple and then Trumbo scored on Aybar's double to give the Angels a 4-2 lead at the time.