The Houston Astros had a rough go against the Blue Jays in Houston. All they need to break that streak was former Blue Jays prospect Joe Musgrove on the mound, as Houston won 5-3 on Friday at the Rogers Center.
The Houston Astros another rookie, Teoscar Hernandez, to the offense and the lineup didn't skip a beat.
Hernandez started off the Astros first big offense inning with a walk. George Springer followed with a walk of his own and Alex Bregman singled to load the bases. Carlos Correa came through with two outs with a single up the middle to score two in the third inning.
The Astros would get a run back in the bottom of the third after a Darrell Ceciliani double and a double play.
The top of the lineup sparked two more runs in the fifth. Springer singled followed by back-to-back doubles from Bregman and Jose Altuve.
The Astros led 4-2 when Teoscar picked up his first major league hit -- a long home run to right field.
The Astros would load the bases against former teammate Scott Feldman but couldn't' score a run in the eighth. Will Harris allowed a home run to Edwin Encarnacion but retired the next three batters for the save.
Musgrove was stellar in his second start. He allowed two runs on six hit over seven innings while striking out seven. Evan Gattis was 4-for-5 with two doubles but didn't score a run or drive in a run -- crazy.