Houston Falls 4-3 to Washington - Recap
Houston dropped a 4-3 decision at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Gio Gonzalez.
Washington was favored by -215 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Gio Gonzalez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Gio Gonzalez in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Armando Galarraga worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.