Bud Norris Earns Win in Houston vs Chicago Game
Houston grabbed a 4-3 win over Chicago on Wednesday, as Bud Norris was credited with a win at Minute Maid Park.
Houston was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Houston got 5 innings from Bud Norris, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Matt Downs in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Casey Coleman worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Darwin Barney in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face San Francisco looking for another win. For Chicago, they head home to face St. Louis.