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Astros 4, Diamondbacks 1: McHughs' gem leads Astros to series victory

Gomez, Gomez support McHugh's seven strong innings.

Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Collin McHugh has struggled at this season mighty, finishing his control of his fastball and location of his breaking stuff. McHugh looked like his old 2014 self on Sunday. McHugh struck out six and scattered eight Arizona hits on the way to the Astros' 4-1 victory.

McHugh stranded an early Jake Lamb double, but the Diamondbacks picked up a run in the second inning off back-to-back doubles from Welington Castillo and Lamb.

Chris Carter tied the game back up with a sacrifice fly, scoring Jed Lowrie -- who had reached on a double.

Carlos Gomez put the Astros in the lead for good with a bases-loaded single - scoring Carter and Jason Castro. Evan Gattis added a fourth run with a tomahawk home run to right-center in the fifth.

Pat Neshek and Luke Gregerson shut the door in the final two innings, allowing just one hit over the span.

The Astros went 5-1 during the week, including a sweep over the Angels. Houston is 7-3 in their last ten, while the Angels have gone 1-9.