Álvarez’s HR boosts Astros to 7-4 win vs Royals


              The Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with teammates after his home run against the Houston Astros during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              Kansas City Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield cannot come up with a single off the bat of the Houston Astros' Chas McCormick during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez runs out a triple during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              Kansas City Royals center fielder Michael A. Taylor catches this fly off the bat of the Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jonathan Heasley throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              Houston Astros' Jose Altuve smiles after stealing third base during the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              The Houston Astros' Kyle Tucker, right, is congratulated by teammate Yuli Gurriel, left, after hitting a home run against the Kansas City Royals during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              The Houston Astros' Kyle Tucker (30) is congratulated by third base coach Gary Pettis (8) as he heads home after hitting a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
            
              The Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Bobby Witt Jr. (7) during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Sunday, June 5, 2022, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
Álvarez’s HR boosts Astros to 7-4 win vs Royals