Texas vs Houston Recap - Astros Over Rangers 6-5
|Texas vs Houston Recap - Astros Over Rangers 6-5|
Houston got 5 2/3 innings of work from Lucas Harrell en route to a 6-5 victory over Texas on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.
The Astros were a +158 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Houston got 5 2/3 innings from Lucas Harrell, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Justin Maxwell in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 9 hits, while Houston only had 7.
Brett Myers pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.