Drew Storen Earns Win in Houston vs Washington Game
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 12 as Houston was handed a 3-2 defeat against Washington on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -175 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Ross Detwiler, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 2. Drew Storen earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Houston got a 7-inning outing from Jordan Lyles in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Steven Pearce had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Tyler Clippard who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.