HOUSTON -- Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton and Kole Calhoun all homered to help the Los Angeles Angels get their first win of the season with an 11-1 rout of the Houston Astros on Friday night.
Garrett Richards (1-0) allowed one run on three hits with five walks and seven strikeouts in five innings.
Lucas Harrell (0-1) was roughed up for five runs on seven hits with three walks and three strikeouts in three innings.
Trout hit a solo homer in the first inning and Hamilton hit a three-run drive in the sixth off Jerome Williams that made it 8-1. After Erick Aybar's RBI single, Calhoun added a two-run shot off Williams.
Jose Altuve had two hits and a bases-loaded walk in the fifth inning.
The Astros loaded the bases in the fifth and sixth innings but were only able to get the one run as Richards struck out Marc Krauss to end the fifth and Fernando Salas struck out Marwin Gonzalez and induced an Alex Presley ground out to end the sixth.