Houston Astros Texas Rangers Game Ends in 3-2 Astros Victory - Recap
Houston got $Innings innings of work from Jose Veras en route to a 3-2 victory over Texas on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -156 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.
Jose Veras earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 1 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Dominguez in the win.
Texas got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Nick Martinez in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Rios had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 10 hits, while Texas only had 6.
The game was closed out by C Qualls who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track at Kansas City.