Game Wrap - Houston 5-4 Victors Over Cardinals
Houston got 5 1/3 innings of work from Lucas Harrell en route to a 5-4 victory over St. Louis on Friday at Minute Maid Park.
Houston won as a +140 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 5 1/3 innings from Lucas Harrell, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Jose Altuve in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Kyle Lohse worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Rafael Furcal in a losing cause.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Brett Myers who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.