4-run eighth sends Astros previous Rangers, 6-2

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Chas McCormick had a two-run single as a part of a four-run eighth, Lance McCullers Jr. threw six scoreless innings and the Houston Astros received their sixth straight, 6-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

Houston loaded the bases with one out within the eighth on singles by José Altuve, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman. Yuli Gurriel hit a sacrifice fly to proper off Joely Rodríguez (1-2). After Kyle Tucker walked, McCormick singled to left earlier than Myles Straw capped the inning with an RBI single.

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Brooks Raley (2-2) struck out the aspect within the eighth.

The Rangers’ David Dahl tied it at 2 within the seventh with a two-run homer to heart off Andre Scrubb. Texas misplaced its sixth straight.

Bregman hit an RBI single within the first, and Correa elevated the result in 2-0 within the fifth with an RBI groundout, however Kyle Gibson prevented additional harm, snagging a comebacker from Michael Brantley to finish the inning.

McCullers scattered 5 hits and struck out 5. He has not allowed a run towards the Rangers in 17 innings, spanning three scoreless outings relationship to final season.

Gibson allowed two runs on 4 hits with three strikeouts in seven innings. Gibson continued his sturdy begin to the season, yielding two or fewer runs for the seventh outing out of his final eight.

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TRAINER’S ROOM

Rangers: 3B Brock Holt (hamstring) is near being activated off the injured listing, however he might go on a rehab project first, supervisor Chris Woodward mentioned.

Astros: RHP José Urquidy (posterior shoulder discomfort) was positioned on the 10-day injured listing retroactive to Might 13, and RHP Enoli Paredes was reinstated from the IL. Urquidy might begin throwing once more early this week, supervisor Dusty Baker mentioned. … LHP Framber Valdez (left index finger fracture) had his first scheduled rehab project for Triple-A Sugar Land on Sunday postponed due to unhealthy climate. … RHP Jake Odorizzi (proper pronator muscle pressure) is scheduled to pitch his first rehab begin Monday for Sugar Land.

UP NEXT

Rangers: RHP Jordan Lyles (1-3, 6.63 ERA) begins Monday towards the New York Yankees within the opener of a four-game sequence. Lyles has misplaced three straight selections.

Astros: After an off day on Monday, RHP Cristian Javier (3-1, 3.08) will take the mound Tuesday to start out a three-game sequence on the Athletics. Javier will probably be going through Oakland for a 3rd time this season, going 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA within the two earlier outings.



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