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MLB: Houston 5, Los Angeles Angels 4

June 2, 2013 at 8:02 PM   |   Comments

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 2 (UPI) -- Houston's Jordan Lyles pitched 5 2/3 effective innings Sunday and the Astros held off the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 for a season-high fifth straight victory.

Lyles (3-1) limited the Angels to two runs on six hits, exiting with a 3-2 lead after walking one and striking out five.

Reliever Brad Peacock surrendered a two-run homer to Hank Conger in the eighth inning, allowing the Angels to pull within a run at 5-4, but Hector Ambriz hurled a 1-2-3 ninth for his second save.

Matt Dominguez provided a two-run single in the top of the ninth while Carlos Corporan and Carlos Pena each launched a solo homer for Houston.

The Angels' C.J. Wilson (4-4) was tagged with the loss, yielding three runs on six hits over 7 1/3 frames.

Mark Trumbo went deep for Los Angeles, losers of five in seven contests overall.

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