Tucker has 4 RBIs to lead Astros over Blue Jays 7-4

Houston Astros’ Kyle Tucker (30) celebrates his three-run home run with Yuli Gurriel during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Sunday, May 9, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)


HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer and tied a career high with four RBIs as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and held on for a 7-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. Jose Altuve added a solo homer for the Astros to help them win the series 2-1. Tucker’s homer highlighted a four-run fourth inning that extended the lead to 7-0. The Blue Jays scored four runs in the fifth, but Houston’s bullpen shut them down the rest of the way to secure the victory.