SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Astros pitcher Henry Sosa finally got his first career win at the ballpark he envisioned playing in for a long time.
It just came in a different uniform than the rookie right-hander expected — and on only three days' rest.
Sosa, who spent seven seasons in San Francisco's minor league chain before being traded to Houston in July, allowed only four hits — all singles — and kept a sold-out crowd at AT&T Park mostly silent as the Astros held on to beat the Giants 3-1 Thursday night.
Not that he had anything to prove against his former club.
"I don't know if the Giants felt like I could do the job as a starter," said Sosa, who walked three and struck out three in six strong