Dallas Keuchel vs Josh Johnson Tilt Ends in Houston 8-6 Win
|Dallas Keuchel vs Josh Johnson Tilt Ends in Houston 8-6 Win|
Houston got 7 1/3 innings of work from Dallas Keuchel en route to an 8-6 victory over Toronto on Saturday at Rogers Centre.
Houston was an underdog by +220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Houston got 7 1/3 innings from Dallas Keuchel, who gave up 6 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Josh Johnson worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Edwin Encarnacion in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Toronto as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 8.
Jose Veras pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.