Zack Greinke struck out five in six solid innings, Robinson Chirinos and Yordan Álvarez hit two home runs each and Houston beat Oakland Athletics 15-0 to achieve their fifth straight victory.
With Monday's offensive explosion the Astros established a brand for the franchise of more runs scored in consecutive games with 36, while his pitching has only admitted one. On Sunday they beat the Seattle sailors.
Aided by six of his seven vuelacercas in total, the Astros took off 11-0 after two chapters. The seven bambinazos equaled a franchise record for a match, established on September 9, 2000 against the Chicago Cubs.
With this pair of extremely explosive games, the Astros now have a race differential scored and received from +255, the best in MLB. This number is given after the dish has been stamped 829 times with 574 entries allowed.
José Altuve hit a two-run homer to the left garden to start the second inning attack, and Michael Brantley followed him with a lonely one to the right that ended the departure of Mike Fiers (14-4). Brantley's home run was the 21st of the campaign, a career high.
Greinke (15-5) withdrew 11 of the first 12 batters he faced. He only allowed two hits and did not base on balls. Seventh Entry.