Indians stop slide with 19-6 win over Astros

Indians stop slide with 19-6 win over Astros
April 20, 2013, 11:18 pm
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Cleveland Indians' Jason Giambi, right, celebrates his three-run home run against the Houston Astros with teammates Mike Aviles and Mike Aviles in the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 20, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)


HOUSTON (AP) Jason Giambi, Mark Reynolds and Carlos Santana homered, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Houston Astros 19-6 on Saturday night.

Giambi had five RBIs and Reynolds drove in four runs, but Scott Kazmir was unable to get the win in his first major league appearance since he recorded five outs in a start for the Los Angeles Angels at Kansas City on April 3, 2011. The left-hander allowed six runs and seven hits in 3 1-3 innings.

Cleveland scored eight runs in the first and six more in the second. Houston starter Philip Humber (0-4) recorded just one out.

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