Houston Downed 2-1 By Chicago - Henry Sosa Takes Loss
Chicago grabbed a 2-1 win over Houston on Saturday, as Rodrigo Lopez was credited with a win at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs were a -145 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Chicago got 6 innings from Rodrigo Lopez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 1 RBI from Bryan LaHair in the win.
Houston got a 6-inning outing from Henry Sosa in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 5 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Jimmy Paredes had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-5 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Sean Marshall who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.