Houston Falls 2-1 to Cleveland - Recap
Houston dropped a 2-1 decision at Progressive Field on Friday as Cleveland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Zach McAllister.
Cleveland was favored by -205 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Zach McAllister earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Mike Aviles in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Chris Carter in a losing cause.
Bryan Shaw pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.