Bud Norris vs Matt Cain Battle Sees Houston Fall 3-2
San Francisco got a 3-2 victory over Houston on Sunday, with Matt Cain earning the victory and helping Giants moneyline bettors cash out.
San Francisco was favored by -220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
San Francisco got 6 1/3 innings from Matt Cain, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Giants got 2 RBIs from Buster Posey in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Marwin Gonzalez in a losing cause.
San Francisco enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-5 advantage in hits.
Santiago Casilla pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, San Francisco takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face San Diego.