Astros snap Rockies’ 4-game win streak with 5-0 victory

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Houston Astros’ Michael Brantley, right, hits an RBI double during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Odorizzi and four relievers combined on a five-hit shutout, Taylor Jones had a two-run double and the Houston Astros beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0.

Houston scored three runs in the fourth inning off Colorado starter Jon Gray (7-8).

Chas McCormick had an RBI single, and Jones followed with a double.

Jones and McCormick each finished with two hits.

Michael Brantley had an RBI double in the fifth, and José Altuve added an RBI single in the sixth.

Odorizzi (5-6) scattered three hits and struck out three in five innings. Odorizzi rebounded nicely after struggling in his previous four starts since the All-Star break.

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