Nine-run fourth propels Houston to 16-7 win over Toronto

HOUSTON (AP) - Alex Bregman hit a two-run homer and Marwin Gonzalez added a three-run shot as part of a nine-run fourth inning, and the Houston Astros snapped a three-game losing streak with a 16-7 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
 
Tyler White had four hits, including a two-run homer in the sixth and a solo drive in the eighth, and finished a triple shy of the cycle.
 
Every Astro hitter had at least one hit.
 
Yuli Gurriel had a two-run homer in the first, an RBI single in the third and also finished a triple shy of the cycle.
 
Brad Peacock (10-1) allowed a season-high seven runs on nine hits with six strikeouts in six innings for his seventh straight win.
 
Cesar Valdez (1-1) allowed six runs on six hits in 3 1/3 innings in his second straight rough start.

© 2017 Associated Press


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