The Los Angles Dodgers was the first team to 60 wins on Saturday night, the fourth team to reach that mark by the All-Star Break in 40 years. The Astros shortly joined them as the fifth team on Sunday by crushing the Blue Jays, 19-1, to set their record at 60-29.
Houston faced former Astros, J.A. Happ and Lucas Harrell. The Astros blasted both. Yuli Gurriel, Jose Altuve, and Carlos Correa crushed home runs in the second inning to score 5 runs. That included back-to-back home runs from Altuve and Correa.
Correa plated another in the fourth with a RBI single in the fourth inning.
Evan Gattis crushed a first-pitch fastball from Harrell for a three-run home run in the sixth inning. Houston was complete control with the score at 9-0. But the Astros were done scoring.
A six-run seventh inning was highlighted by a Jake Marsinick double and a three-run homer from Carlos Correa.
The first four batters for the Astros reached in the ninth inning, scoring three more runs. A wild pitch later scored Marwin Gonzalez. Ezequiel Carrera prevented the shutout with a home run in the bottom of the ninth.