Houston Tops Texas 4-2 - Recap
Houston got $Innings innings of work from Collin McHugh en route to a 4-2 victory over Texas on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.
Houston won as a -132 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8 were rewarded at the payout window.
Collin McHugh earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Jason Castro in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Nick Tepesch worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Tony Sipp who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.