The Houston Astros completed a four game sweep of the Rangers Sunday afternoon with a blow out 15-5 win from Minute Maid Park.
Corbin Martin, made his major league debut Sunday and dazzled the hometown crowd which included his mother and grandmother with a solid outing. Martin tossed 5.1 IP allowing two runs on three hits and one walk. He struck out nine on 80 pitches, earning his first career win. Martin attended Cypress Ranch high school in the greater Houston area and then played at Texas A&M where he was drafted in the second round by the Astros in 2017.
George Springer led the way offensively going 5-5 with two bombs and four RBI. Alex Bregman also hit two dingers in a 3-5 performance with five RBI. Carlos Correa and Tony Kemp both had three hits of their own in a game where the Astros pounded out a season high 18 hits.
Houston has now won five in a row and improve to 26-15 on the season.
Brad Peacock will be on the mound Monday night as the Astros begin a three game series in Detroit against the Tigers. Peacock is coming off a 12 strikeout game last Wednesday against the Royals. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10pm CT.