The win completed a three-game sweep of the Astros, who had won seven of their first 10 games against the Angels this season, and came on the heels of a three-game sweep at Detroit. It was the Angels' first 6-0 road trip since Sept. 3-8, 2002, when they swept series at Tampa Bay and Baltimore.
Wilson (8-5) gave up one unearned run and three hits, striking out 10, walking three and throwing 106 pitches -- a highly efficient start for the left-hander, who has struggled with command and putting batters away.
With the score tied, 1-1,
Third base coach Dino Ebel daringly waved Kendrick home, and the Astros appeared to have an excellent shot at the runner, but shortstop Jake Elmore's relay throw was so wild it caromed off the fence in front of the first-base dugout.
Hamilton took third base on the throw and, despite losing his balance on his way home, was able to score on the error for a 3-1 lead.
The Angels took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning when
Wilson breezed through five innings, blanking the Astros on one hit and striking out seven. But Brandon Barnes opened the sixth with a single and stole second. Elmore dropped a bunt toward third base that Wilson fielded, but his high-and-away throw pulled Kendrick off the bag at first, a play that was generously ruled a hit.
The ball bounced wide of Trumbo and rolled to the wall in foul territory, allowing Barnes to score for a 1-1 tie.
Elmore took second on the error but was stranded when