Astros Morton Leaves Early With Shoulder Problem As Houston Beats Angels, 6-2Tyler Skaggs (8-9) gave up four runs and five hits in 2 1/3 innings, the fourth straight start he failed to last four innings.
Angels Score 5 In Eighth Inning But Astros Score 9 And Win 10-5The AL West-leading Astros began the day 3½ games ahead of Oakland.
Astros Yuli Gurriel Gets 2 Knocks, 7 RBIs To Slam Angels, 11-3Mike Trout homered for the second straight game for the Angels, who lost their third in a row. They allowed 42 runs combined in those three losses.
Darvish: Meeting Gurriel Not Needed After Racist GestureYu Darvish didn't think it was necessary to meet with Yuli Gurriel after the Houston first baseman's racist gesture toward the Dodgers pitcher.
Crafty Verlander, Astros Beat Angels 3-0Garrett Richards had his best start for the Angels since returning from the disabled list Sept. 5, allowing one hit over six scoreless innings.
Angels Fall To Astros, 5-2Albert Pujols hit his 613th career homer in the ninth inning, breaking his tie with Jim Thome for seventh place in baseball history.