Philadelphia Falls 7-6 to Houston - Recap
Houston got a 7-6 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday, with Wesley Wright earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +190 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Houston got 5 innings from Jordan Lyles, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. Wesley Wright earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Scott Moore in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Halladay worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 9 hits, while Houston only had 8.
Wilton Lopez pitched the final 1 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against St. Louis. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.