ARLINGTON – Chas McCormick hit a triple with the bases loaded within the eighth inning and the Houston Astros held on for a 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
McCormick’s hit got here on the other pitch, with Adulis Garcia working to proper cornerback, within the inning after Cuban Aroldis Chapman debuted the Texans with two hits and a scoreless inning.
Josh Spurz changed Cuban’s robust lefty and allowed Cuban Jose Abreu’s third hit of the day, a single, earlier than Mauricio Dupont and Corey Gulcs walked him.
It was the primary time in 26 begins this season for the Sborz (4-3) that he gave up a number of walks and McCormick drove the subsequent pitch over the fence in proper subject nook close to the offending pole.
After Nathaniel Lowe adopted Corey Seager’s leadoff double with a house run to tug Texas inside one, Jose Altuve drove off within the ninth along with his second homer of the collection.
For the Astros, Venezuela’s Jose Altuve is 5-2, one scoring and one hauling. Cuban Jose Abreu 5-3, scored one. Honduras Mauricio Dupont 3-2, one hit and one RBI. Puerto Rico Martin Maldonado 4-0.
For the Cuban Rangers Adulis Garcia 3-0. Dominican Leodi Taveras 4-2 and Ezequiel Duran 4-0.
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