Righthander Bud Norris (1-0) earned the victory after holding the Rangers to two runs on five hits and three walks with five strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings.
Rangers lefthander Matt Harrison suffered the loss.
It's opening day for baseball Monday -- the start of the season when many fans flock to their favorite stadium. But a day at the ballpark can get pricey, especially if you include the cost of food and drink to get through nine innings.
Astros owner Jim Crane said Thursday night that as last-minute negotiations continue with DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse and other major providers over carriage deals for Comcast SportsNet Houston, “We’re not going to blink