Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Matt Dominguez launched a three-run home run in
the fourth inning that proved to be the difference as the Houston Astros
topped the Kansas City Royals, 6-5, in the opener of a three-game set from
Minute Maid Park
Dominguez and Jimmy Paredes had two hits apiece to pace Houston, which won for
the third time in five tries after dropping six in a row.
Jose Veras saved it with a perfect ninth for Dallas Keuchel (1-1), who yielded
four runs on nine hits and four walks over 6 2/3 innings.
Jeremy Guthrie (5-2) absorbed his second consecutive loss after giving up all
six runs on eight hits in five innings.
The Sports Network