Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win (Yahoo Sports)

Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win (Yahoo Sports)

The Houston Astros statement sweep of the Kansas City Royals came at a cost, as center fielder George Springer could be heading to the disabled list with an injured right wrist. Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Astros complete the three-game sweep with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. Springer, who is hitting .264 with 13 homers and 29 RBIs, was plunked on a 95 mph fastball thrown by Edinson Volquez in the fifth inning.

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