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Martin Perez vs Rafael Montero Battle Sees Houston Fall 3-0

Texas got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 3-0 victory over Houston on Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Texas won as a +145 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Texas got 9 innings from Martin Perez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Martin Perez earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBIs from Kole Calhoun in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Rafael Montero worked 0.2 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Bregman in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 5 hits, while Texas only had 7.