Texas Downed 6-5 By Houston - Joakim Soria Takes Loss
Texas lost in extra innings on Saturday, falling 6-5 to Houston in 10 innings.
Houston won as a +164 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 7 innings from Jarred Cosart, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 8. Kevin Chapman earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Robbie Grossman in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Tanner Scheppers worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Anthony Bass who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.