White's 2-run double helps Astros to 7-3 win over Angels

HOUSTON (AP) Tyler White continues to come through in big situations for the Houston Astros.

White hit a go-ahead two-run double in a five-run eighth inning, Alex Bregman homered and the Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Saturday night.

''Those guys setting the table is the big thing,'' White said. ''Kemp getting the hit and George (Springer) with the interference and Carlos (Correa) coming up with the big two-out hit is what got me in that situation. I just tried to get a good pitch to hit and take the same as any other at-bat.''

With the score tied in the eighth, White hit a pitch to left field off Hansel Robles that missed being a home run by just feet. The ball bounced off the top of the metal scoreboard and back into left field. Springer and Correa came around to score, putting the Astros ahead 5-3.

Since the All-Star break, White has 16 extra-base hits with 26 RBIs. This is the second time this week White has provided the eventual game-winning runs. White hit a tiebreaking home run in Wednesday's 5-4 win against Oakland in the ninth inning.

The Astros entered leading the American League West by 1 1/2 games over Oakland.

Correa drove in the tying run earlier in the eighth with an RBI single to center off Cam Bedrosian (5-4).

''It was big,'' Astros manager AJ Hinch said. ''The swings have gotten a little bit better, his preparation has been great. He carries the burden and is so hard on himself and he wants to come through.''

Bedrosian (5-4) gave up three runs and two hits while striking out one in two-thirds of an inning.

''There was all these things that were going the wrong way but still Cam had the chance and made a pitch to Correa to get out of it,'' Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. ''He just left a fastball over the heart of the plate and he lined it to center.''

The Astros piled it on as two more runs scored off a misplayed ball by Eric Young Jr. Marwin Gonzalez hit a deep fly ball to left-center, which Young attempted a leaping catch on but missed and crashed into the wall. White and Josh Reddick came into score, capping the five-run eighth and making it 7-3.

''That eighth inning was about the reverse of what last night's eighth inning was,'' Hinch said.''We got the big hit, we got the big connected at-bats one good at-bat after another and delivered a couple of big swings.''

The Angels committed four errors on the night.

Joe Smith (5-1) got the win after giving up one hit and striking out one in two-thirds of an inning.

The struggles of the Angels' bullpen wasted one of Felix Pena's best starts of his career. Pena gave up just two runs in seven innings.

''Felt good. Really good actually,'' Pena said through a translator. ''I felt positive even though the result wasn't on our side.''

In the sixth, Bregman crushed his 26th home run of the season, making it 3-2. This extended his reached base safely streak to 29 games.

Josh James made his major league pitching debut for the Astros and gave up three runs and five hits. He walked three and struck out nine - tying the second-most by an Astros pitcher making his debut.

''Josh James did a great job of channeling a lot of adrenaline early,'' Hinch said. ''That first inning has to be the most adrenaline-filled inning he's ever pitched in his life. He came out, showed great arm strength and kind of stayed away from his strength of the secondary pitch until later in the outing.''

Kole Calhoun provided the only offense for the Angels with a three-run home run in the second inning. It was Calhoun's 18th of the season.

Justin Upton, who went 0-3, left the game with a mild concussion after nearly colliding with shortstop Andrelton Simmons chasing down a popup in shallow left field. Upton slid under Simmons as he made the catch. He is listed day-to-day.

SEPTEMBER CALLUPS

Angels: RHP Miguel Almonte and INF Jose Fernandez were called up from Triple-A Salt Lake and also selected RHP Junichi Tazawa to the major league roster.

Astros: OF Jake Marisnick and C Brian McCann were both activated from the 10-day disabled list and LHP Cionel Perez was called up from Triple-A Fresno. Marisnick and McCann both played on Saturday.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Angels: RHP Matt Shoemaker (forearm) will start for the Angels on Monday at the Texas Rangers. It will be his first since March 31, which has been his only start of the season.

UP NEXT

Angels: RHP Shohei Ohtani (4-1, 3.10 ERA) will make his first start since June 6 on Sunday. Ohtani's 61 strikeouts through his first nine starts are the most in franchise history.

Astros: RHP Gerrit Cole (12-5, 2.85 ERA) gets the start in the series finale. Cole has 234 strikeouts, which ranks third in the majors.

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  • W: J. Smith (5-1)L: C. Bedrosian (5-4)
  • HR: LAA - K. Calhoun (18), HOU - A. Bregman (26)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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K. Calhoun RF31131120.227.288.406.6948.0
D. Fletcher 2B40200001.279.318.367.6854.0
M. Trout DH30000112.307.456.6131.0690.5
J. Upton LF30000022.265.349.467.816-1.0
K. Cowart LF10000011.131.232.213.445-0.5
A. Simmons SS40000022.296.343.423.766-1.0
J. Fernandez 1B31000110.261.277.326.6031.5
T. Ward 3B41100010.200.254.345.6001.5
F. Arcia C30000022.246.283.456.739-1.0
E. Young CF30000022.230.269.356.625-1.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    G. Springer CF-RF31000002.251.335.425.7601.0
    J. Altuve 2B40000012.323.386.458.844-0.5
    A. Bregman 3B41111012.290.392.531.9235.5
    C. Correa SS41210000.250.330.427.7574.0
    T. White DH41120011.308.388.6381.0264.5
    J. Reddick RF-LF31000110.243.316.389.7051.5
    M. Gonzalez 1B41200000.248.324.412.7364.0
    B. McCann C30010002.203.277.316.5931.0
    T. Kemp LF31200000.285.374.420.7943.0
    J. Marisnick CF00000000.217.279.411.6900.0
      BATTING
      • HR - K. Calhoun (18)
      • RBI - K. Calhoun 3 (54)
      • 2-Out RBI - K. Calhoun 3 (22)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Trout, K. Cowart, A. Simmons 2 (2)
      BATTING
      • 2B - T. White (6), M. Gonzalez (22)
      • HR - A. Bregman (26)
      • SF - B. McCann (2)
      • RBI - A. Bregman (87), C. Correa (60), T. White 2 (29), B. McCann (18)
      • 2-Out RBI - C. Correa (18), T. White 2 (12)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - G. Springer 2 (2), T. White, B. McCann
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - D. Fletcher (2)
      FIELDING
      • E - F. Arcia 2 (2), J. Upton (4), E. Young
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      F. Pena7.05210314.191.2819.5
      C. Bedrosian (L, 5-4) (BS, 7)0.22320103.591.42-8.5
      H. Robles0.11201004.111.52-2.0
      PITCHERSIP
      F. Pena7.0
      C. Bedrosian (L, 5-4) (BS, 7)0.2
      H. Robles0.1
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      J. James5.03333915.401.2010.5
      B. Peacock1.10000203.051.074.0
      T. Sipp1.00000102.201.073.5
      J. Smith (W, 5-1)0.21000103.200.896.5
      R. Osuna1.00000102.631.103.5
      PITCHERSIP
      J. James5.0
      B. Peacock1.1
      T. Sipp1.0
      J. Smith (W, 5-1)0.2
      R. Osuna1.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - F. Pena (5)
      • Pitches-Strikes - F. Pena 94-60, C. Bedrosian 17-11, H. Robles 21-10
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - F. Pena 10-8
      • Batters Faced - F. Pena 26, C. Bedrosian 5, H. Robles 4
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - J. James 91-56, B. Peacock 24-16, T. Sipp 15-11, J. Smith 17-11, R. Osuna 11-7
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. James 3-3, B. Peacock 1-1, J. Smith 1-0
      • Batters Faced - J. James 21, B. Peacock 4, T. Sipp 3, J. Smith 3, R. Osuna 3
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      K. Calhoun RF31131120.227.288.406.6948.0
      D. Fletcher 2B40200001.279.318.367.6854.0
      M. Trout DH30000112.307.456.6131.0690.5
      J. Upton LF30000022.265.349.467.816-1.0
      K. Cowart LF10000011.131.232.213.445-0.5
      A. Simmons SS40000022.296.343.423.766-1.0
      J. Fernandez 1B31000110.261.277.326.6031.5
      T. Ward 3B41100010.200.254.345.6001.5
      F. Arcia C30000022.246.283.456.739-1.0
      E. Young CF30000022.230.269.356.625-1.0
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        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        G. Springer CF-RF31000002.251.335.425.7601.0
        J. Altuve 2B40000012.323.386.458.844-0.5
        A. Bregman 3B41111012.290.392.531.9235.5
        C. Correa SS41210000.250.330.427.7574.0
        T. White DH41120011.308.388.6381.0264.5
        J. Reddick RF-LF31000110.243.316.389.7051.5
        M. Gonzalez 1B41200000.248.324.412.7364.0
        B. McCann C30010002.203.277.316.5931.0
        T. Kemp LF31200000.285.374.420.7943.0
        J. Marisnick CF00000000.217.279.411.6900.0
        Total327851149-----
          BATTING
          • HR - K. Calhoun (18)
          • RBI - K. Calhoun 3 (54)
          • 2-Out RBI - K. Calhoun 3 (22)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Trout, K. Cowart, A. Simmons 2 (2)
          BATTING
          • 2B - T. White (6), M. Gonzalez (22)
          • HR - A. Bregman (26)
          • SF - B. McCann (2)
          • RBI - A. Bregman (87), C. Correa (60), T. White 2 (29), B. McCann (18)
          • 2-Out RBI - C. Correa (18), T. White 2 (12)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - G. Springer 2 (2), T. White, B. McCann
          BASERUNNING
          • SB - D. Fletcher (2)
          FIELDING
          • E - F. Arcia 2 (2), J. Upton (4), E. Young
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          F. Pena7.05210314.191.2819.5
          C. Bedrosian (L, 5-4) (BS, 7)0.22320103.591.42-8.5
          H. Robles0.11201004.111.52-2.0
          Total8.0873141---
          PITCHERSIP
          F. Pena7.0
          C. Bedrosian (L, 5-4) (BS, 7)0.2
          H. Robles0.1
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          J. James5.03333915.401.2010.5
          B. Peacock1.10000203.051.074.0
          T. Sipp1.00000102.201.073.5
          J. Smith (W, 5-1)0.21000103.200.896.5
          R. Osuna1.00000102.631.103.5
          Total9.04333141---
          PITCHERSIP
          J. James5.0
          B. Peacock1.1
          T. Sipp1.0
          J. Smith (W, 5-1)0.2
          R. Osuna1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • WP - F. Pena (5)
          • Pitches-Strikes - F. Pena 94-60, C. Bedrosian 17-11, H. Robles 21-10
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - F. Pena 10-8
          • Batters Faced - F. Pena 26, C. Bedrosian 5, H. Robles 4
          PITCHING
          • Pitches-Strikes - J. James 91-56, B. Peacock 24-16, T. Sipp 15-11, J. Smith 17-11, R. Osuna 11-7
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - J. James 3-3, B. Peacock 1-1, J. Smith 1-0
          • Batters Faced - J. James 21, B. Peacock 4, T. Sipp 3, J. Smith 3, R. Osuna 3
          • 8TH INNING
            Gonzalez safe at first on center fielder Young fielding error, White and Reddick scored, Gonzalez to second37
            White doubled to deep left, Springer and Correa scored35
            Correa singled to center, Kemp scored, Springer to third33
          • 6TH INNING
            Bregman homered to left32
          • 3RD INNING
            McCann hit sacrifice fly to right, Gonzalez scored31
          • 2ND INNING
            Calhoun homered to right, Fernandez and Ward scored30
          • 9TH INNING
            • Jake Marisnick in center field
            • Roberto Osuna relieved Joe Smith
            • A. Simmons: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Simmons struck out looking
            • J. Fernandez: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Fernandez flied out to center
            • T. Ward: Ball, Ball, Ward lined out to center
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • T. Sipp Pitching:
            • K. Calhoun: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Calhoun struck out swinging
            • Joe Smith relieved Tony Sipp
            • D. Fletcher: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Fletcher singled to right
            • M. Trout: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Trout grounded out to shortstop, Fletcher to second
            • K. Cowart: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Cowart struck out looking
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Cam Bedrosian relieved Felix Pena
            • T. Kemp: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kemp singled to center
            • G. Springer: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Springer reached on catcher's interference, Kemp to second on catcher Arcia fielding error
            • J. Altuve: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Altuve struck out looking
            • A. Bregman: Ball, Bregman lined out to third
            • C. Correa: Ball, Ball, Foul, Correa singled to center, Kemp scored, Springer to third
            • Hansel Robles relieved Cam Bedrosian
            • T. White: Ball, Ball, White doubled to deep left, Springer and Correa scored
            • J. Reddick: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Reddick walked
            • M. Gonzalez: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Gonzalez safe at first on center fielder Young fielding error, White and Reddick scored, Gonzalez to second
            • B. McCann: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, McCann popped out to catcher
            • End of the 8th (5 Runs, 3 Hits, 2 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • B. Peacock Pitching:
            • T. Ward: Foul, Ward lined out to right
            • Tony Sipp relieved Brad Peacock
            • F. Arcia: Ball, Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Arcia fouled out to first
            • E. Young: Strike looking, Young flied out to center
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • F. Pena Pitching:
            • J. Reddick: Strike looking, Reddick grounded out to second
            • M. Gonzalez: Ball, Ball, Gonzalez flied out to deep left
            • B. McCann: Ball, Foul on catcher Arcia dropped ball error, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, McCann flied out to deep left
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
          • 6TH INNING
            • Brad Peacock relieved Josh James
            • J. Upton: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Upton struck out swinging
            • A. Simmons: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Simmons grounded out to third
            • J. Fernandez: Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Fernandez struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Kaleb Cowart in left field
            • J. Altuve: Strike swinging, Ball, Altuve grounded out to third
            • A. Bregman: Bregman homered to left
            • C. Correa: Ball, Correa grounded out to third
            • T. White: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, White struck out looking
            • End of the 6th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • J. James Pitching:
            • E. Young: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Young struck out swinging
            • K. Calhoun: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Calhoun walked
            • D. Fletcher: Strike looking, Ball, Fletcher grounded out to second, Calhoun to second
            • M. Trout: Strike looking, Foul, Trout popped out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • F. Pena Pitching:
            • J. Reddick: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Reddick lined out to right
            • M. Gonzalez: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Gonzalez singled to right center
            • B. McCann: Ball, Ball, McCann fouled out to catcher
            • T. Kemp: Kemp singled to right, Gonzalez to second
            • G. Springer: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Gonzalez to third, Kemp to second on wild pitch, Springer popped out to shortstop
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • J. James Pitching:
            • J. Fernandez: Ball, Fernandez flied out to center
            • T. Ward: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ward struck out looking
            • F. Arcia: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Arcia struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • F. Pena Pitching:
            • J. Altuve: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Altuve grounded out to pitcher
            • A. Bregman: Strike looking, Bregman flied out to deep left
            • C. Correa: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Correa singled to center
            • T. White: Ball, Ball, White grounded into fielder's choice to third, Correa out at second
            • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • J. James Pitching:
            • M. Trout: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Trout struck out looking
            • J. Upton: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Upton struck out swinging
            • A. Simmons: Foul, Strike looking, Simmons grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • F. Pena Pitching:
            • M. Gonzalez: Gonzalez doubled to left center, Gonzalez to third on left fielder Upton fielding error
            • B. McCann: Ball, McCann hit sacrifice fly to right, Gonzalez scored
            • T. Kemp: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Kemp grounded out to third
            • G. Springer: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Springer grounded out to shortstop
            • End of the 3rd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
          • 2ND INNING
            • J. James Pitching:
            • J. Fernandez: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Fernandez walked
            • T. Ward: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ward singled to center, Fernandez to second
            • F. Arcia: Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Arcia struck out swinging
            • E. Young: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Young struck out looking
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Calhoun homered to right, Fernandez and Ward scored
            • D. Fletcher: Ball, Strike looking, Fletcher grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 2nd (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • F. Pena Pitching:
            • C. Correa: Strike looking, Strike looking, Correa grounded out to shortstop
            • T. White: Strike looking, Ball, White grounded out to third
            • J. Reddick: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Reddick struck out swinging
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • J. James Pitching:
            • K. Calhoun: Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Calhoun struck out swinging
            • D. Fletcher: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Fletcher reached on an infield single to shortstop
            • M. Trout: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Fletcher stole second, Ball, Trout walked
            • J. Upton: Upton flied out to center
            • A. Simmons: Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Simmons struck out looking
            • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • F. Pena Pitching:
            • G. Springer: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Springer grounded out to shortstop
            • J. Altuve: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Altuve popped out to shortstop
            • A. Bregman: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Bregman struck out looking
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)