Cole Hamels Tagged With Loss in Astros-Phillies Match
Houston got a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday, with J.A. Happ earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +195 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Houston got 6 innings from J.A. Happ, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Clint Barmes in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 11-5 in the game.