Recap - Atlanta Defeats Houston 4-1
|Recap - Atlanta Defeats Houston 4-1|
Tommy Hanson reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 14 Astros en route to a 4-1 win over Houston on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
Atlanta was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Tommy Hanson, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 14. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Dan Uggla in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Jonny Venters who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.