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Feldman, Altuve lead Astros past Tigers

HOUSTON – Scott Feldman threw six strong innings, Jose Altuve had three hits and two steals, and the Houston Astros held on for a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

Feldman (4-5) gave up two runs on seven hits and a walk, while striking out four in his first win since May 26. The Astros have won three of their last four games.

Altuve leads the major leagues with 116 hits and has a career high 36 stolen bases. He set a franchise record with a stolen base in six straight games with his swipe of second base in the first inning.

Altuve also became the third player since 1904 with four straight games with multiple steals, according information from the Elias Sports Bureau provided by the Astros.

Tony Sipp got the last four outs for his first save.

The Astros jumped on Drew Smyly (4-7) early, plating three in the first.

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