Astros sweep Padres, keep winning streak alive

San Diego, CA ( – Colby Rasmus hit a two-run homer and Jose
Altuve added two hits and drove in a pair of runs, as Houston waxed San Diego
by a 7-2 count in the finale of this three-game interleague series.

Jake Marisnick went 2-for-4 with an RBI and scored twice for the Astros, who
swept the series and have won six straight overall.

Dallas Keuchel (3-0) gave up a run on three hits with four strikeouts in eight
strong innings.

Matt Kemp knocked in both runs and Wil Myers scored twice for the Padres, who
have dropped seven of their last eight.

Andrew Cashner (1-4) struck out 10 but allowed three runs — two earned — on
six hits over his seven-inning outing.