Altuve’s HR Helps Astros Win Over Giants 7-5
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HOUSTON (CBS / AP) — Jose Altuve hit an inside-the-park drive for his first major league home run, a leadoff shot that sent the Houston Astros over the San Francisco Giants 7-5 Saturday night.
Altuve had three hits and fellow rookie J.D. Martinez homered and drove in four runs as the Astros matched a season high with their fourth straight win.
Jordan Lyles (2-7) gave up two runs, both of them unearned, in five innings. Mark Melancon got two outs for his 13th save.
Madison Bumgarner (7-12) was tagged for seven runs and 11 hits in 6 2-3 innings. The Giants have lost three in a row and 16 of 22.
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