Houston Falls 8-5 Against Arizona - Game Recap
Arizona needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Houston for an 8-5 final at Chase Field.
Arizona was favored by -191 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Arizona got 6 innings from Joe Saunders, who gave up 5 earned runs on 11 hits, while striking out 2. J.J. Putz earned the victory, while the Diamondbacks got 3 RBIs from Chris Young in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jason Bourgeois in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 13-11 in the game.
Arizona looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.