Brett Myers vs Sam LeCure Tilt Ends in Houston 3-2 Win
Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 3-2 win against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.
Houston won as a +128 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Fernando Abad earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Hunter Pence in the win.
Cincinnati got a 5-inning outing from Sam LeCure in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Edgar Renteria had 3 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 10 hits, while Houston only had 8.
The game was closed out by Brandon Lyon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Houston heads into a battle against Florida. Cincinnati, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arizona.