McCullers sharp again, pitches into 6th as Astros top Angels

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By DOUG PADILLA

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. continued to impress in his return from a forearm flexor strain, pitching into the sixth inning as the Houston Astros finished off a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. In just fourth start this season, McCullers gave up two runs on six hits in 5 2/3 innings with four walks and seven strikeouts.

Jeremy Pena had an RBI double as the Astros won for the eighth time in their last 10 games.

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David Fletcher and Mike Trout each had two hits for the Angels, while MVP candidate Shohei Ohtani went 1 for 4 with a walk .