Recap - San Diego Defeats Houston 8-6
San Diego got an 8-6 victory over Houston on Sunday, with Ernesto Frieri earning the victory and helping Padres moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as +106 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
San Diego got 5 1/3 innings from Clayton Richard, who gave up 6 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Ernesto Frieri earned the victory, while the Padres got 3 RBIs from Jorge Cantu in the win.
Houston got a 6-inning outing from Brett Myers in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Hunter Pence had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored San Diego as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Heath Bell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
San Diego heads into a battle against Chicago. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.