Recap - Houston Defeats Texas 9-5
|Recap - Houston Defeats Texas 9-5|
Houston grabbed a 9-5 win over Texas on Saturday, as Travis Blackley was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.
The Astros were a +290 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Houston got 5 innings from Dallas Keuchel, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Travis Blackley earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Jason Castro in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Yu Darvish worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nelson Cruz in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Texas only had 10.