Bronson Arroyo vs Bud Norris Battle Sees Houston Fall 5-3
Cincinnati moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
The Reds were a -149 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Cincinnati got 6 innings from Bronson Arroyo, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 2. Jose Arredondo earned the victory, while the Reds got 3 RBIs from Jay Bruce in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Tyler Greene in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 9 hits, while Houston only had 5.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Pittsburgh.