Oakland Athletics Houston Astros Game Ends in 3-2 Astros Victory - Recap
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 12 as Oakland was handed a 3-2 defeat against Houston on Tuesday at O.co Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +240 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.
Darin Downs earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Oakland got a 7-inning outing from Scott Kazmir in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 1 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Craig Gentry had 1 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
Houston outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by C Qualls who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.