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MLB: Houston 2, San Diego 0

July 17, 2012 at 1:45 AM   |   Comments

SAN DIEGO, July 17 (UPI) -- J.A. Happ and three Houston relievers combined on a six-hit shutout Monday, sending the Astros to a 2-0 whitewash of San Diego.

Happ (7-9) allowed only one runner as far as third base, scattering four hits over 6 1/3 innings. The left-hander issued one walk and struck out four.

Fernando Rodriguez and Wilton Lopez teamed up for 1 2/3 scoreless relief frames and Brett Myers racked up his 19th save in the opener of a four-game series.

Scott Moore hit a pair of sacrifice flies to provide Houston's offense.

Kip Wells (1-3) absorbed the loss for San Diego, surrendering five walks and three hits over 4 1/3 innings and allowing both Houston runs.

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