Colby Lewis vs Jordan Lyles Battle Sees Houston Fall 6-1
Texas got 8 innings of work from Colby Lewis en route to a 6-1 victory over Houston on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -162 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Colby Lewis earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Houston got a 5-inning outing from Jordan Lyles in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Altuve had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 13 hits, while Houston only had 5.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.