Braves rout Astros

Braves rout Astros

Jason Heyward was 2-3 with three RBI and three runs scored Sunday, as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros 7-1.

The Braves were a -170 favorite in the game and the eight runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (9).

Melky Cabrera drove in three runs for Atlanta and Derek Lowe allowed one urn on six hits in five innings.

Jeff Keppinger drove in the Astros’ only run and Bud Norris was pounded for seven runs on eight hits in 4 2-3 innings.