Astros sink Pirates

Astros sink Pirates

Chris Johnson was 3-4 with a home run and two runs scored Sunday and the Houston Astros defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-2.

The Astros were a -150 favorite in the game and the 10 runs scored went OVER the posted total (8).

Hunter Pence was 3-4 with an RBI and three runs scored for Houston and J.A. Happ allowed two runs on three hits in six innings.

Lastings Milledge had an RBI for Pittsburgh and Jeff Karstens allowed five runs on seven hits in 5 2-3 innings.