Houston vs Cincinnati Final: 4-3 - Recap
Houston needed extra innings to claim victory on Monday, scoring late against Cincinnati for a 4-3 final at Minute Maid Park.
Houston won as a +125 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 5 innings from Bud Norris, who gave up 3 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 2. Mark Melancon earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from J Paredes in the win.
Cincinnati got an 8-inning outing from Bronson Arroyo in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Drew Stubbs had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 9.