Astros topple Rays

The Houston Astros defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-7 in the opener of a three-game series at Tropicana Field Friday night.

Houston won the game as +135 underdogs, while the seven runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9).

Carlos Lee drove in two runs to lead the Astros. Roy Oswalt tossed the win, allowing two runs over 7 2-3 innings of work.

Eric Hinske drove in two runs for the Rays, while Dioner Navarro went deep. Matt Garza surrendered four runs off seven hits over six innings in the loss.