31-27
4 - 0
25-35

Game Story

Garrett Richards followed the worst start of his career with one of his best. Richards fanned nine to match his major league best, helping the Los Angeles Angels snap a season-worst four-game skid with a 4-0 win over Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Richards (5-2) bounced back from a terrible...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
LAA 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4 9 0
Hou 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

Scoring Summary

Top 5th: LA Angels
C.J. Cron singled to shallow right center, David Freese scored
LAA 1 - HOU 0
Top 6th: LA Angels
Howie Kendrick singled to shallow right, Erick Aybar scored, Albert Pujols to third
LAA 2 - HOU 0
David Freese singled to shallow center, Albert Pujols scored, Howie Kendrick to third
LAA 3 - HOU 0
Top 9th: LA Angels
Erick Aybar doubled to center, Kole Calhoun scored
LAA 4 - HOU 0

Pitching Details

Batting

LA Angels

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Kole CalhounRF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 .228
Erick AybarSS 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .276
Albert Pujols1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 .253
Josh HamiltonCF-LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .382
Howie Kendrick2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .288
David Freese3B 3 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 .221
Collin CowgillPR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289
Raúl IbañezLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .140
John McDonald3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
C.J. CronDH 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305
Hank CongerC 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 .241
Totals 36 4 9 4 0 3 10 0 11
Batting
2B - E Aybar 2 (16, J Cosart, J Williams); D Freese (4, J Cosart)
RBI - E Aybar (32), H Kendrick (25), D Freese (15), C Cron (12)
2-out RBI - E Aybar, H Kendrick, D Freese, C Cron
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Pujols 2, R Ibanez 1
Team LOB - 8

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Dexter FowlerCF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .262
José Altuve2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .315
George SpringerRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .250
Jason CastroC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .230
Jon Singleton1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .143
Matt Domínguez3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .251
Chris CarterDH 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .198
Alex PresleyLF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243
Marwin GonzálezSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .288
Totals 31 0 4 0 0 0 10 0 10
Batting
2B - D Fowler (8, G Richards)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Fowler 1, J Castro 1
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
PB - J Castro

Pitching

LA Angels

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Garrett Richards(W, 5-2) 8.0 4 0 0 0 9 0 1.15 3.25
Joe Smith 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.10 3.04

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jarred Cosart(L, 4-5) 6.2 8 3 3 1 8 0 1.37 4.16
Kyle Farnsworth 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.33 3.00
Jérome Williams 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1.50 5.40
Pitching
WP - J Williams
HBP - G Springer (by G Richards); C Carter (by G Richards)
Pitches-strikes - G Richards 107-80; J Smith 11-8; J Cosart 108-75; K Farnsworth 19-11; J Williams 29-17
Ground balls-fly balls - G Richards 9-7; J Smith 1-1; J Cosart 12-3; K Farnsworth 2-1; J Williams 2-0
Batters faced - G Richards 30; J Smith 3; J Cosart 29; K Farnsworth 5; J Williams 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:53.
Umpires: HP--Jordan Baker. 1B--Angel Campos. 2B--Jerry Meals. 3B--Paul Emmel.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 23,902.