Nick Tepesch vs Jordan Lyles Battle Sees Houston Fall 12-7
Texas got 6 innings of work from Nick Tepesch en route to a 12-7 victory over Houston on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
Texas won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Nick Tepesch earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jordan Lyles worked 4 innings, giving up 11 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 17-9 in the game.
Next game, Texas takes its act on the road to face Oakland looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Detroit.