Florida vs Houston Recap - Marlins Over Astros 7-5
|Florida vs Houston Recap - Marlins Over Astros 7-5|
Florida grabbed a 7-5 win over Houston on Saturday, as Javier Vazquez was credited with a win at Minute Maid Park.
Florida was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Florida got 6 innings from Javier Vazquez, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Marlins got 3 RBIs from Greg Dobbs in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Angel Sanchez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Florida only had 10.
The game was closed out by Leo Nunez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.