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Angels extend win streak to five with 7-2 victory over Astros
Angels extend win streak to five with 7-2 victory over Astros

HOUSTON — Joe Blanton delivered his third straight quality start, and the Angels scored four runs in the fourth inning Saturday on the way to extending their win streak to five with a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros. Blanton, who was in danger of losing his rotation spot three weeks ago, gave up two runs and three hits in seven innings at Minute Maid Park, striking out six and walking two, to improve to 2-10 and earn his first win since May 23. The right-hander has given up five earned runs in 21 innings of his last three games and finished June with 40 strikeouts, the most he’s had in any month of his nine-year career. Howie Kendrick (solo shot in the...

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