James Russell vs Brett Myers Battle Sees Chicago Fall 11-2
Houston got a 11-2 victory over Chicago on Tuesday, with Brett Myers earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
The Astros were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Houston got 7 innings from Brett Myers, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 4 RBIs from Hunter Pence in the win.
Chicago got a 1 2/3-inning outing from James Russell in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Marlon Byrd had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
Houston outhit their counterparts 16-11 in the game.