Astros top Nationals

Astros top Nationals

Carlos Lee cracked a two-run homer and the Houston Astros defeated the Washington Nationals 5-1 Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros won the game as -115 favorites, while the six runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.

Wandy Rodriguez earned the victory, allowing one run on five hits with eight strikeouts for the Astros.

John Lannan surrendered eight hits and five runs over 6 1-3 innings in the Nationals loss.