Houston Drops Washington 3-2 - Match Report
Houston needed extra innings to claim victory on Wednesday, scoring late against Washington for a 3-2 final at Minute Maid Park.
Houston won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 7 innings from Brett Myers, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. Wilton Lopez earned the victory, while the Astros got 1 RBI from Jason Michaels in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Livan Hernandez worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jayson Werth in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 12 hits, while Washington only had 9.
Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Washington will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.