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Recap - Houston Defeats Washington 7-6

Houston got a 7-6 victory over Washington on Tuesday, with J.A. Happ earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.

The Astros were a +138 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Houston got 5 2/3 innings from J.A. Happ, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Michael Bourn in the win.

Washington's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Mike Morse in a losing cause.

The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.