Houston Falls 4-2 to Kansas City - Recap
Kansas City got a 4-2 victory over Houston on Friday, with Kelvin Herrera earning the victory and helping Royals moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Royals were rewarded as -235 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Kelvin Herrera earned the victory for the Royals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Salvador Perez in the win.
Houston got a 7-inning outing from Jordan Lyles in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Brandon Barnes had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Greg Holland pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.