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Houston Tops San Diego 5-3 - Recap

Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the San Diego Padres at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros were a +140 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Houston got 6 2/3 innings from Nelson Figueroa, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Mark Melancon earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Chris Johnson in the win.

San Diego got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Mat Latos in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Rob Johnson had 3 hits in the loss for the Padres.

The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 6.

The game was closed out by Brandon Lyon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.