1-0. Odorizzi was better than Verlander in opening duel

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1-0. Odorizzi was better than Verlander in opening duel National League player Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros reacts during a game. EFE / Archive

 Minneaplis (USA), .- The opener Jake Odorizzi worked seven innings without allowing annotation and won the duel to Justin Verlander in the match that the Minnesota Twins beat by 1-0 shutout to the Houston Astros.

The only race of the game was scored with solitary homerun by the Venezuelan Ehire Adrianza against the pitches made by Verlander.

Odorizzi (3-2) accepted four hits and beat Houston for the second time in two starts. He handed a ticket and dealt seven strikeouts for Minnesota to get its eighth win in 10 games.

Closer Blake Parker worked the ninth inning to get the last three “outs” of the game by allowing an unstoppable and was left with the ransom, the sixth so far this season.

The first homer of Adrianza in the season gave beginning to the third episode.

The Venezuelan baseball hit a high and deep, to the esplanade that is located behind the center field, full score against Verlander (4-1), who accepted two hits, gave two walks and prescribed seven strikeouts throughout of six entries.

The Twins, who had come to sweep the Baltimore Orioles, faced Houston for the second time in a week. In the previous series they also ran into Verlander, who admitted a race and needed just 98 pitches to solve eight innings.
This time, Minnesota made Verlander work hard, and his task ended after 100 pitches. (EFE)

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