J.A. Happ Earns Win in Houston vs New York Game
New York dropped a 7-3 decision at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher J.A. Happ.
Houston was an underdog by +102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Houston got 6 innings from J.A. Happ, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Bill Hall in the win.
New York's starting pitcher R.A. Dickey worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 13 hits, while New York only had 7.