Astros nip Tigers

Astros nip Tigers

The Houston Astros scored twice in the eighth inning to rally for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers Friday night.

Houston won the game as +105 underdogs, while the nine runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Miguel Tejada went 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs for the Astros. Chris Sampson improved to 4-0 with the win, and LaTroy Hawkins collected his 10th save.

Placido Polanco belted a three-run homer in a losing effort for the Tigers. Joel Zumaya gave up two runs in relief and suffered the loss.