Kyle Tucker had a pair of RBI singles, Yordan Alvarez had three hits, and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 on Saturday.
Seby Zavala, who played baseball for San Diego State from 2012-15, hit a two-run homer for Chicago just hours before the Aztecs faced Florida Atlantic in the semifinal round of the NCAA tournament.
David Hensley, a San Diego State player from 2015-18, went 0-for-4 for Houston.
With the score tied 3-3 in the seventh, Alvarez and Jose Abreu hit back-to-back two-out singles off Joe Kelly. Tucker welcomed Jose Ruiz with a go-ahead single.
Hector Neris relieved Ryne Stanek (1-0) with two men on in the eighth.
Alvarez and Abreu had back-to-back RBI singles to make it 6-3 before Neris struck out Elvis Andrus.
Venezuelan Andrus followed with 1,999 hits.
For the White Sox, Cubans Luis Robert Jr. 5-0, Yoán Moncada 5-1 with a run scored and an RBI, Óscar Colás 4-2 with a run scored. The Dominican Eloy Jimenez 3-1 with an RBI. The Venezuelan Andrus 4-0.
For the Astros, the Dominicans Jeremy Peña 4-2 with a run scored and an RBI, Yainer Díaz 2-0 with a run scored. The Cubans Álvarez 5-3 with two runs scored and an RBI, Abreu 5-2 with an RBI.