Chicago vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 6-5
Houston grabbed a 6-5 win over Chicago on Saturday, as Jarred Cosart was credited with a win at Minute Maid Park.
Houston was favored by -112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Jarred Cosart earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 4, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jason Castro in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Hector Noesi worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Gordon Beckham in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
Chad Qualls pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.