Game Wrap - Texas 1-0 Victors Over Astros
Martin Perez led Texas to a shutout performance against Houston 1-0 on Sunday at Globe Life Park.
Texas was favored by -161 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Martin Perez earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Donnie Murphy in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Alexi Ogando pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.