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Wandy Rodriguez vs Chris Volstad Battle Sees Houston Fall 5-4

Wandy Rodriguez vs Chris Volstad Battle Sees Houston Fall 5-4

Houston dropped a 5-4 decision at Sun Life Stadium on Sunday as Florida legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chris Volstad.

The Marlins were a -140 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Florida got 6 innings from Chris Volstad, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Marlins got 2 RBIs from Gaby Sanchez in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hunter Pence in a losing cause.

Houston outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.

The game was closed out by Leo Nunez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.

Florida looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Pittsburgh.