José Siri hit two homers and a two-run single in his first major league start game, Cuban Yordan Alvarez hit a pair of 400-foot home runs and the Houston Astros, líderis from the West Division of the American League, they overwhelmed the Texas Rangers on Monday 15-1, who occupy the last place.
Rookie Siri had four hits in five at-bats with five RBIs and three touchdowns for the Astros (84-59). Alex Bregman contributed a two-run homer and Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve of Venezuela had RBI doubles. Houston built a 9-0 lead after crossing the plate multiple times in the first three innings of three Texas pitchers on the mound.
Cristian Javier (4-1), the first of five relievers to take the mound after Astros starter Jake Odorizzi, claimed defeat after swinging six with a walk in a XNUMX XNUMX/XNUMX innings effort in the who gave up a touchdown and three hits.
The loss went to Spencer Howard (0-4) after conceding six hits and as many runs in one and a third innings.
For the Astros, Venezuelans José Altuve 3-2, with three runs scored and two RBIs; Marwin González 2-0. While for the Rangers, Yohel Pozo went 4-0; Yonny Hernández 3-1, with one scored.