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Angels struggle at plate in 4-1 loss to Astros
Angels struggle at plate in 4-1 loss to Astros

KEY MOMENT: Jose Altuve hit a one-out double to left field in the eighth inning and Chris Carter hit a two-out home run to right against reliever Fernando Salas to extend a 2-1 Astros lead to 4-1. It was Carter's second home run of the game, his 35th this season — the third-most in the major leagues behind Miami's Giancarlo Stanton (36) and Baltimore's Nelson Cruz (36) — and his 11th in the last two years against the Angels. AT THE PLATE: The Angels scored in the third inning when Efren Navarro and Kole Calhoun singled and shortstop Jonathan Villar booted Mike Trout's potential inning-ending double-play grounder for an error. The Angels had two on with one...

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