Indians’ homers secure win over Houston Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Carrasco struck out 10 while pitching three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Carlos Santana and Mike Aviles each homered and the Cleveland Indians got a 2-0 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
Carrasco (1-0) walked one in 6 1-3 innings a day after signing a four-year contract.
Santana put Cleveland up with his homer in the fourth inning and Aviles added an insurance run with his home run to the Crawford Boxes in left field in the eighth.
Cody Allen pitched a perfect ninth for his first save.
Houston starter Scott Feldman (0-1) yielded five hits and a run in 6 2-3 innings in the loss.