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Luke Hochevar vs Wandy Rodriguez Battle Sees Houston Fall 2-0

Houston was unable to break through against the Kansas City pitching staff, losing 2-0 on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.

Kansas City won as a +107 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Kansas City got 7 2/3 innings from Luke Hochevar, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Royals got 1 RBI from Billy Butler in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.

Kansas City outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.

Jonathan Broxton pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.