Chicago Downed 6-5 By Houston - Carlos Marmol Takes Loss
Houston got 2/3 innings of work from Aneury Rodriguez en route to a 6-5 victory over Chicago on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.
Houston was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Houston got 7 innings from Brett Myers, who gave up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Aneury Rodriguez earned the victory, while the Astros got 4 RBIs from Brian Bogusevic in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Ryan Dempster worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Darwin Barney in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.