Grand slam propels Astros to big win over Blue Jays
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Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the host Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night.

After Toronto walked Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez on four pitches with the bases loaded, Chirinos cleared the bases with his 12th homer of the season, this one off Thomas Pannone. The Astros won their 13th straight series opener and improved to 9-3 in June.

Cole (6-5) allowed two runs and three hits...

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