Sunday marked Brandon Backe's first win in six outings vs. the Rangers. (AP)
By Jim Molony / MLB.com
It's been something of a rough early season for Houston's Brandon Backe, but he came through for the Astros on Sunday, blanking the Rangers for six innings before surrendering two homers in the seventh. The Astros bullpen preserved the win.
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