Houston Falls 4-3 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
Pittsburgh got 1 inning of work from Chris Resop en route to a 4-3 victory over Houston on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were rewarded as -184 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Pittsburgh got 6 innings from Wandy Rodriguez, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Chris Resop earned the victory, while the Pirates got 1 RBI from Alex Presley in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Armando Galarraga worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Pittsburgh as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 7.
Jason Grilli pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.