Aroldis Chapman Tagged With Loss in Reds-Astros Match
Houston got 2/3 innings of work from Hector Ambriz en route to a 5-3 victory over Cincinnati on Friday at Great American Ball Park.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +180 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Houston got 6 innings from Lucas Harrell, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Hector Ambriz earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Matt Dominguez in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Homer Bailey in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Chris Heisey 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 9.
The game was closed out by Wilton Lopez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.