HOUSTON – Jose Altuay scored a grand slam in the 10th inning and saved the Houston Astros, who saved by ninth-placed Carlos Correa Homer, to beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night to celebrate his birthday. His manager is Dusty. Baker.
Texas kicked the decisive chapter by driving the runner from second in the extra innings to take a 3-2 lead on the scoreboard. The Rangers rookie reliever Demarcus Evans (0-2), who took the loss, walked with Miles Straw and pinch-hitter Jason Castro and loaded the pitches with no outs at the bottom of the inning.
Altuve then sent the ball to the left field, beating the Astros to start the party.
A shower fell on Venezuela’s second paceman’s plate before he hugged a baker celebrating his 72nd birthday.
The victory went to Ryan Presley (3-1) after conceding a win and a score in the final episode.
For the Rangers, Cuban Adolis Garcia took a run at 5-2.
As for the Astros, Venezuela’s Jose Altuve is 5-2, with one run and four Reserve Banks. Cubans Jordan Alvarez 4-1; Ulysses Kurriel 3-0, with a Reserve Bank. Puerto Ricans Carlos Correa 3-2, one goal and one production; Martin Maldonado 3-1.