Houston Tops Florida 7-1 - Recap

Florida dropped a 7-1 decision at Minute Maid Park on Sunday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher J.A. Happ.

Houston won as a -102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

J.A. Happ earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from J.A. Happ in the win.

Florida's starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 13 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Omar Infante in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 16 hits, while Florida only had 4.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Atlanta.