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Angels 5, Astros 2: Trout thumps Astros for two home runs

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Houston unable to stop Angles' 10-game winning streak.

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The Astros have two wins against the Angels this month, the only problem is they came on September 2 and 3. The Astros' streak of three series victories is over, and the Angels 10-game winning streak continues as a result of the Halo's 5-to-3 victory Saturday night.

Scott Feldman did his part on Saturday, scattering eight hits over six innings. The lone two runs allowed by the Astros' starter were two home runs by the 2014 American League Most Valuable Player (I don't think I'm going out on a limb) Mike Trout.

Marwin Gonzalez and Robbie Grossman teamed up in the third to tie the game at one before Trout's second home run. Gonzalez stole second and Grossman lined a first-pitch fastball off Kole Calhoun's glove to drive home Marwin.

Michael Foltynewicz replaced Feldman at the start of the seventh, and the downfall began. With one out, Collin Cowgill turned the fifth-straight Folty fastball he faced into a infield single. Darin Downs came into face Kole Calhoun; Calhoun walked on nine pitches. D'oh. Cowgill moved to second on a wild pitch and stole third on Downs. D'oh.  Downs stayed in to intentionally-walk Mike Trout to load the bases. Jose Veras replaced Downs, Veras walked Albert Pujols on six pitches to force home a run. D'oh.  Howie Kendrick and Erick Aybar would drive in two more with a single and ground out. D'oh. The score now 5-to-1 Angels. D'oh.

The damage was done. Angels starter Jered Weaver would go seven innings and striking out 12 Astros. Weaver put the Halos in the driver seat, allowing just one run on four hits and one walk. The Astros were 2-for-11 with runners in scoring position. Jose Altuve added the second positive outcome in the eight - doubling home Dexter Fowler who reached base with a double of his own.

Huston Street closed the door on the Astros for the Angels' tenth win in a row. 10 games is the longest winning streak in Angels history since 2002, the year Angels won the World Series.