New York Falls 4-3 Against Houston - Game Recap
Houston got a 4-3 victory over New York on Wednesday, with Mark Melancon earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Houston was an underdog by +139 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Houston got 6 innings from Bud Norris, who gave up 3 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 6. Mark Melancon earned the victory, while the Astros got 1 RBI from Michael Bourn in the win.
New York's starting pitcher R.A. Dickey worked 8 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 12 hits, while Houston only had 8.
The game was closed out by Brandon Lyon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.