On April 19, 2012 — Houston starts its game with the Nationals with the pedal to the metal, running out three triples in a five-run 1st inning on its way to an 11 – 4 win. Jose Altuve, Brian Bogusevic and Matt Downs leg out the three-base hits against loser Edwin Jackson. Houston bangs out 17 hits in support of Bud Norris, who drives in a pair of runs to help his own cause.

 


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Baseball Reference April 19

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National Pastime April 19

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