Philadelphia Drops Houston 7-3 - Match Report
|Philadelphia Drops Houston 7-3 - Match Report|
Philadelphia grabbed a 7-3 win over Houston on Sunday, as Roy Oswalt was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies were a -200 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Roy Oswalt earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Hunter Pence in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 13-7 in the game.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Cincinnati.