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Houston Downed 8-1 By Milwaukee - J.A. Happ Takes Loss

Houston dropped an 8-1 decision at Minute Maid Park on Friday as Milwaukee legged out a win behind winning pitcher Yovani Gallardo.

Milwaukee was favored by -205 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Milwaukee got 8 innings from Yovani Gallardo, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Brewers got 2 RBIs from Casey McGehee in the win.

Houston got a 4-inning outing from J.A. Happ in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Lee had 1 hit in the loss for the Astros.

The battle of the bats favored Milwaukee as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 4.