Jordan Lyles vs Javier Vazquez Tilt Ends in Florida 6-3 Win
Houston dropped a 6-3 decision at Sun Life Stadium on Friday as Florida legged out a win behind winning pitcher Javier Vazquez.
The Marlins were a -158 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Javier Vazquez earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Hanley Ramirez in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jordan Lyles worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Florida as they had 10 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Leo Nunez pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.