HOUSTON (AP) - Rookie Jose Altuve drove in a run on a fielder's
choice in the 10th inning to lift the new-look Houston Astros to a
4-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
The bases were loaded when Altuve hit a hard grounder to Brandon
Phillips, who grabbed it and made a throw home from his knees. But
catcher Ryan Hanigan couldn't handle the throw, allowing Humberto
Quintero to score.
Quintero singled with no outs in the 10th inning before
pinch-hitter Angel Sanchez singled to shallow center field to send
Quintero to third base. Logan Ondrusek (4-4) then intentionally
walked Brian Bogusevic to load the bases and bring up Altuve.
The Astros debuted a retooled lineup that featured several new
faces after they traded stars Hunter Pence and Michael Bourn this
weekend and sent former starters Chris Johnson and Brett Wallace to