The table was set for a great day at the ballpark on Sunday. It was father's day which was marked by the Astros wearing baby blue uniforms, hats, and socks. The stands were packed, and Minute Maid Park was rocking.
The Astros delivered for the fans on Sunday with a 6-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds.
The Astros struggled against Brandon Finnegan while he was with the Royals, the team didn't have as much trouble with him as a Red.
Danny Worth, Evan Gattis, and Luis Valbuena started off the scoring for the Astros. In the second, Worth singled and scored on a Gattis double. Valbuena dropped in a hit to score Gattis and put Houston up 2-0.
The Astros wasted runners on the corners in the third inning. But Houston added two more runs in the fifth. Valbuena picked up his second RBI of the game with a solo home run to right-center field.
Geroge Springer generated a run in the fifth. Springer reached on a force out, stole second, and moved to third on a wild pitch. Jose Altuve was robbed by an excellent diving catch by Billy Hamilton and who doubled up Marwin Gonzalez at first -- but Springer was able to score before the third out.
Fiers was cruising along when Jay Bruce nailed him with a line drive off his leg in the sixth inning. Chris Devenski entered the game retired the Reds in the sixth and finished the game for the Astros.
Gattis got a hold of a pitch in the seventh and blasted a home run. Houston's sixth and final run came from Carlos Gomez who doubled in Jose Altuve.