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Philip Humber Tagged With Loss in Astros-Rangers Match

Alexi Ogando reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Astros en route to a 4-0 win over Houston on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

Texas won as a -165 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Alexi Ogando earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Lance Berkman in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Philip Humber worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 9 hits, while Houston only had 5.

Texas heads into a battle against Los Angeles. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oakland.