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Angels rally in 8th to complete 4-game sweep of Astros

Houston was up 3-0 early in the game but wasn't able to hold on to the lead.
Credit: AP
Houston Astros relief pitcher Chris Devenski, right, is relieved by manager Dusty Baker during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anthony Rendon homered, Jared Walsh and Justin Upton delivered key hits during a four-run eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Houston Astros 9-5 to sweep the four-game series.

The Angels have won a season-high five straight and posted their first four-game sweep since 2017.

Kyle Tucker, Aledmys Díaz and Carlos Correa homered for Houston, who have dropped four straight after winning 15 of 21.