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Brandon McCarthy Tagged With Loss in Astros-Diamondbacks Match

Houston used a 2-HR day from Chris Carter on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros defeated Arizona 5-1 in baseball action.

Houston was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Houston got 8 innings from Dallas Keuchel, who gave up 1 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Dallas Keuchel earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.

Arizona's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Aaron Hill in a losing cause.

Houston outhit their counterparts 9-4 in the game.