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Astros Vs. Reds Final Score: Houston Wins 6-4

Jose Altuve went 2-for-5 with a triple, double, and two RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over Cincinnati in the first of a three game series. Astros starter Wandy Rodriguez, who gave up just two runs on six hits in six innings. Rodriguez got the benefit of an early 6-0 Astros lead. J.D. Martinez is hitting .313 on Houston's current road trip, and he and Altuve started the offense early.

Chris Johnson scored Jeff Lowrie in the fourth inning on a RBI double, making the score 3-0. Jordan Schafer's two-out RBI single put the Astros ahead 5-0. Then it was Altuve again, hitting a RBI double.

One big area of concern for Houston: First baseman Carlos Lee sprained his left ankle on the first play the bottom of the first inning and did not return. Lee planted his foot on a throw to first and went down immediately in pain.

For more on the Houston Astros, be sure to check out From The Crawfish Boxes. Cincinnati reds news and info can be found at Red Reporter, and all your MLB news is atBaseball Nation.

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