David Freese
Angels hold back Astros in 6-1 win
Angels hold back Astros in 6-1 win

KEY MOMENT: With the bases loaded and one out in the third inning, Albert Pujols stroked a 1-and-2 pitch from Collin McHugh into left field for a two-run single to end a scoreless tie and give the Angels slugger 1,555 runs batted in, tying him with Willie McCovey for 41st place on the all-time list. AT THE PLATE: Leadoff batter Kole Calhoun had three hits, including a solo home run — his ninth — to right field in the seventh inning and is batting .374 (40 for 107) in his last 33 games, raising his average from .203 to .301. He leads the major leagues with 20 runs in his last 16 games. Pujols had a single in the eighth and is batting .333 (30 for 90) with 22 RBIs in 22 games. ON THE...