The Houston Astros put together one of their best offensive showings in the series opener with the Milwaukee Brewers.
A repeat performance could be much more difficult to come by against scheduled starter Kyle Lohse, who regularly frustrates the Astros.
Houston aims for a sixth win in seven games Wednesday night as it hosts the Brewers.
Matt Dominguez's grand slam and career-high five RBIs led the Astros (27-45) to a 10-1 victory Tuesday. Carlos Pena also chipped in with a three-run homer.
All 10 of Dominguez's home runs this year have come in his past 35 games, as well as 28 of his team-best 40 RBIs.
"You look at the batting average and many people talk about average but this guy has been productive," manager Bo Porter said of Dominguez, who is hitting .236. "It's somewhere close to 40 RBIs, 10 home runs and Gold Glove (caliber) third base. That's a pretty good baseball player."
Lohse (2-6, 3.84 ERA) is 10-7 with a 2.60 ERA in 18 career starts against the Astros, and 4-1 with a 1.5...