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Oberholtzer leads Astros past Mexican League club

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HOUSTON (AP) — Brett Oberholtzer allowed two hits in six innings and a Houston Astros split squad beat Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz 2-0 Saturday night in the opener of a two-game exhibition series against the Mexican League club at Minute Maid Park.

Dexter Fowler hit his first home run of the spring and Matt Dominguez had a sacrifice fly in the fourth.

Oberholtzer struck out two and walked none. Anthony Bass, Matt Albers and Josh Fields each pitched an inning to finish the shutout.