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Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win
Garrett Richards holds back Astros' bats in 11-1 win

Angels 11, Astros 1 KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Garrett Richards wobbled in the fifth when he walked Jose Altuve with the bases loaded and two outs, trimming the Angels' lead to 5-1. Richards caught a huge break when a hanging 0-and-2 curve was lined a few feet foul by cleanup batter Mark Krauss. Richards then struck out Krauss looking at a curve to end a grueling 10-pitch at-bat. AT THE PLATE: The Angels had 17 hits in their first three games against Seattle. They had 15 Friday night, including Mike Trout's solo homer, Josh Hamilton's three-run homer and Kole Calhoun's two-run homer. Chris Iannetta doubled twice, and Howie Kendrick, hitless in his first 10 at-bats, had an RBI double...

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