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Astros rally late, end Phillies' 7-game streak

HOUSTON — Pinch hitter Jed Lowie delivered a two-run double in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros stung Philadelphia, rallying for a 6-4 victory Thursday night that ended the Phillies' seven-game winning streak.

The Phillies' surge had pushed them within three games of St. Louis for the second NL wild-card spot.

But Philadelphia couldn't hold an early 4-0 lead, and Lowrie's two-out put the Astros ahead 5-4.

Matt Dominguez hit a three-run homer for Houston, which has the worst record in the majors.