Jacob Turner vs Collin McHugh Battle Sees Houston Fall 4-2
Houston dropped a 4-2 decision at Minute Maid Park on Sunday as Miami legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jacob Turner.
The Marlins were a +112 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.
Miami got 5 2/3 innings from Jacob Turner, who gave up 1 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 4. Jacob Turner earned the victory, while the Marlins got 1 RBIs from Jordany Valdespin in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Collin McHugh worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Miami outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Steve Cishek who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Miami takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Oakland.