Martin Maldonado (5 RBIs) leads Astros’ onslaught over Jays

Martin Maldonado hit a gargantuan slam and had a profession-most tasty five RBIs, Carlos Correa added four RBIs with two home runs and the visiting Houston Astros defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 13-1 Friday evening at Buffalo.

Aledmys Diaz added three hits, along side a solo home speed, for the Astros who had 16 hits in the opener of a three-sport series. Myles Straw additionally contributed three hits for Houston.

Astros real-hander Zack Greinke (6-2) allowed one speed, six hits and one stroll in 9 innings. He struck out three in his first full sport of the season and the 17th of his profession.

Toronto left-hander Hyun Jin Ryu (5-3) allowed seven runs (six earned), seven hits and three walks in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out one.

Randal Grichuk homered for Toronto.

The Astros scored once in the fourth. Diaz, a aged Blue Jay, hit a leadoff single and took 2nd on a throwing error by left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. He scored when Yordan Alvarez hit a double to the heart-self-discipline wall with one out.

The Astros scored twice more in the fifth. Straw led off with a double, took third on a groundout and scored on a sacrifice soar by Jose Altuve. Correa followed with a residence speed to left.

Houston loaded the bases with one out in the sixth. Yuli Gurriel hustled a success to heart self-discipline into a leadoff double. Alvarez walked. The runners every advanced a unsuitable on a groundout. Chas McCormick walked to load the bases. The runners held on Straw’s shallow soar to real self-discipline however Maldonado hit his fourth homer of the season on a pressure to left to give Houston a 7-0 lead. Carl Edwards Jr. replaced Ryu.

Diaz led off the seventh along with his third homer of the season.

Grichuk hit his 12th of the season in the backside of the seventh.

In the eighth, Tyler Chatwood allowed six straight hits, along side RBI singles by Maldonado and Altuve and Correa’s 10th homer of the season, a three-speed blast.

–Discipline Diploma Media

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