Jaime Garcia vs Lucas Harrell Battle Sees St. Louis Fall 9-8

Jaime Garcia vs Lucas Harrell Battle Sees St. Louis Fall 9-8

Houston got 6 innings of work from Lucas Harrell en route to a 9-8 victory over St. Louis on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston won as a +124 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Lucas Harrell earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Justin Maxwell in the win.

St. Louis got a 2-inning outing from Jaime Garcia in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Allen Craig had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 13 hits, while St. Louis only had 12.

Brett Myers pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.