Springer's RBI single in 11th lifts Astros over Reds 5-4
HOUSTON (AP) George Springer hit an RBI single in the 11th inning to give the Houston Astros a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.
Jason Castro and Colby Rasmus hit consecutive singles off Josh Smith (0-1) with one out before Springer's grounder rolled just out of reach of diving shortstop Zack Cozart and into the outfield. Springer was 0 for 4 with three strikeouts before his clutch swing.
Marwin Gonzalez and Evan Gattis each hit a two-run homer for Houston, and Adam Duvall tied it with a two-run shot for Cincinnati in the ninth. The series opener also went into extra innings, with the Reds winning 4-2 in 11 on Friday night.
Scott Feldman (4-3) allowed two hits in two scoreless innings for the win.