It's tough to keep a winning streak going like Collin McHugh's when your offense only has two hits in the game. It's especially tough to win at baseball when you have only three hits over two games. This where we find the Astros.
Chris Heston, making only his eighth start in his Major League career, completely owned the Astros on Tuesday night. He pitched a complete game, allowing just one run on two hits, striking out 10 and walking none.
Jason Castro was the only Astro to break through with a home run in the second.
Collin McHugh had his 11-game winning streak snapped after going only 4 2/3 innings. He allowed 7 runs (3 earned), walked two and struck out three.
The Giants damage came first in the second inning. Matt Duffy cleared the bases with a double, plating three runs.
An error from Luis Valbuena loaded the bases in the firth. Another error this time by Marwin Gonzalez allowed two more runs to score.
Kevin Champan replaced McHugh at that point, Brandon Crawford welcomed him to the game with a ground rule double for one run. Matt Duffy followed with a single of his own , pushing the score to 8-1 Giants.
The Astros hope to split the two-game series at 7:10 p.m., with Brett Oberholtzer facing Tim Hudson.