Arizona vs Houston Final: 8-1 - Recap

Aaron Hill swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Diamondbacks defeated Houston 8-1 at Minute Maid Park.

The Diamondbacks were a -190 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Ian Kennedy earned the victory for the Diamondbacks, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 5, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Aaron Hill in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Armando Galarraga worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Castro in a losing cause.

Arizona outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.

Arizona looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at St. Louis.