Kansas City Falls 9-7 to Houston - Recap
Houston grabbed a 9-7 win over Kansas City on Monday, as J.A. Happ was credited with a win at Minute Maid Park.
Houston won as a -112 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 6 innings from J.A. Happ, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Brian Bixler in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 13 hits, while Houston only had 11.
Xavier Cedeno pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.