Latos tosses gem to lift Padres
Mat Latos tossed a two-hit shutout through eight ininngs to give the San Diego Padres a 7-0 victory over the Houston Astros Friday in the series-opener at Minute Maid Park.
The Padres won the game as -123 favorites, and the teams played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Scott Hairston went deep twice for the Padres, driving in three runs. Chase Headley belted a two-run dinger in the win.
Bud Norris surrendered four earned runs in just four innings in taking the loss for the Astros.