Royals 6, Astros 1
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven and Kendrys Morales hit two home runs to help snap the Astros' seven-game winning streak. Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, finishing one shy of matching his career high in strikeouts. Morales connected for solo drives in the fourth and seventh. Cheslor Cuthbert homered with Alcides Escobar aboard in a five-run seventh. The inning also included a two-run double for Eric Hosmer.