Houston vs Atlanta Final: 3-2 - Recap
|Houston vs Atlanta Final: 3-2 - Recap|
Justin Maxwell swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Astros defeated Atlanta 3-2 at Turner Field.
The Astros were a +188 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Lucas Harrell earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 5, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Justin Maxwell in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Paul Maholm worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Martin Prado in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 9-4 in the game.
Wilton Lopez pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.