Brown Shines in MLB Debut to Lead ‘Stros Past Rangers

(Source: Houston Astros)

Hunter Brown tossed six strong innings in his big league debut and the Houston Astros blanked the Texas Rangers Monday night, 1-0 at Minute Maid Park.

Brown, who listed as Houston’s top rated prospect (according to MLB Pipeline), finished with six innings, three hits and five strikeouts.

He out-dueled Texas All-Star Martin Perez, who took the loss despite allowing only one run in seven innings of work.

The game’s lone run came on a Martin Maldonado RBI single in the bottom of the second.

Game 2 of the series is Tuesday evening at 7:10 p.m. Coverage begins at 6:40 on Zone 1150 AM & 93.7 FM.