Derek Holland vs Brad Peacock Battle Sees Houston Fall 5-4
|Derek Holland vs Brad Peacock Battle Sees Houston Fall 5-4|
Texas got 1 inning of work from Jason Frasor en route to a 5-4 victory over Houston on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.
Texas won as a -215 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Texas got 6 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. Jason Frasor earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brad Peacock worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.