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Tigers 11, Astros 0: Tigers post 6 on Keuchel in 1st inning en route to sweep

Astros flash back to April as they drop five of their last six games.

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The Houston Astros were on of the hottest teams going into the All-Star break. Nothing has gone right since they've come back, Houston is 7-7 in the second half of the season.

The Astros reached their lowest point on Sunday as Houston appeared to timewarp back to April in an 11-0 loss to the Tigers to complete a three-game sweep.

The Astros appeared primed for a fast start on Sunday at Comerica Park as George Springer doubled to lead off the game but he was tired on a fielder's choice on a Jose Altuve grounded to shortstop.

The Astros missed their offensive opportunity in the first but the Tigers most certainly didn't in their half of the frame. Ian Kinsler walked and moved to second on Cameron Maybin bunt single. Miguel Cabrera put the Tigers up 1-0 with a single and Kinsler scored as Mayben was thrown out at third. The first four batters reached against Keuchel. Justin Upton collected the fourth hit of the inning and second RBI single. James McCann broke the game open with a grand slam to put the Tigers up 6-0.

The Astros loaded the bases in the third inning but again couldn't  push a run across. Alex Bregman was included in those base runners, he had collected his first major league hit after starting his career 0-for-18.

That was frankly the only highlight of the game for Houston.

Cabrera would hit two more home runs in the game and Justin Upton would add a solo home run for the Tigers.

Jose Altuve was hit on the elbow by a pitch in the third inning, making Astros fan hold their breath but he stayed in the game.

Cy-Keuchel isn't fully back as he gave up seven runs on seven hits over five innings.

At this point, the Astros can only move on and hope to not see Cameron Maybin or James McCann in the playoffs. The pair seems to be the newest members of the Astro-killers on the baseball diamond.