Recap - Houston Defeats New York 3-1
|Recap - Houston Defeats New York 3-1|
New York dropped a 3-1 decision at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jarred Cosart.
Houston won as a +146 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jarred Cosart earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Dexter Fowler in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brian Roberts in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Josh Fields pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.