New York Drops Houston 4-2 - Match Report
New York got 5 2/3 innings of work from Ivan Nova en route to a 4-2 victory over Houston on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.
The Yankees were a -145 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
New York got 5 2/3 innings from Ivan Nova, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 1 RBI from Brett Gardner in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dexter Fowler in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.
David Robertson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York heads into a battle against Toronto. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.