Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Joe Blanton wipes his forehead after giving up a solo homer to Houston Astros' Jose Altuve in the third inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Houston. Blanton pitched two and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs and four hits. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Royals Fall at Astros, 6-1

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s young hitters were disciplined Monday night against a veteran pitcher struggling with command, and it propelled the…