Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/24/13
Rookie Robbie Grossman homered and drove in four runs and Matt Dominguez had a solo shot and the Houston Astros used a big fourth inning and cruised to a 12-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. Houston led by one before adding five runs in the fourth inning behind a two RBI triple by Jonathan Villar and a run-scoring triple by Jason Castro to make it 8-2. Dominguez homered in the second inning to make it 2-1 and Grossman added a two-run shot in the seventh to push the lead to 12-2. Jordan Lyles (6-6) allowed 10 hits and four runs in 7 1-3 innings for the win. Blue Jays starter Todd Redmond (1-2) allowed eight hits and seven runs - both career highs - in 3 1-3 innings, which was the shortest start of his career. J.P. Arencibia, Edwin Encarnacion and Brett Lawrie all homered for the Blue Jays, who have lost six straight and eight of their past 11 games. Grossman, who has a career-long 10-game hitting streak, hit a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning and added an RBI ...
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