Hernandez powers Reds over Astros

Hernandez powers Reds over Astros

Ramon Hernandez belted a game-winning two-run homer to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros Friday night in the opener of a four-game set.

Cincinnati won the game as +140 underdogs, while the three runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (8).

Nick Masset earned the win in relief, and Francisco Cordero notched his third save of the season.

Lance Berkman drove in the lone run for the Astros, while Jose Valverde gave up two runs in relief and suffered the loss.