HOUSTON (WOIO) - struck out 10 while pitching three-hit ball into the seventh inning,
each homered and the
got a 2-0 win over the
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.
pitched a perfect ninth for his first save.
(0-1) yielded five hits and a run in 6 2-3 innings in the loss.
The Astros had trouble stringing hits together on a night when the first five batters in the lineup went 1 for 19 with 10 strikeouts. Cleanup hitter
was 0 for 4 with four Ks.
added two hits for the Indians, who were playing without All-Star left fielder
, scratched before the game with stiffness in his lower back.
had a tough time in his first game with the Astros, giving up the homer to Aviles followed by a single by
to start the eighth inning. He settled down after that, retiring the next three batters to end the inning.
Feldman had allowed two hits - both singles - before Santana's solo shot landed in the first row of the bleachers in right field with one out in the fourth inning.
Carrasco retired the first five batters before walking
and giving up a single to
. But Carrasco retired
to end the threat.
Rasmus sailed through the next three innings, retiring six straight and nine of the next 10 batters.
doubled with one out in the sixth, but Carrasco struck out
and Evan Gattis to end the inning.
Carrasco collected his 10th strikeout when he got
on an 83 mph curveball that ended the pitcher's night.
took over and walked Castro before he was chased when Lowrie got a single on a hard-hit grounder that third baseman Chisenhall couldn't handle.