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Philadelphia vs Houston Game Final 5-1 - Joe Blanton Earns Win

Philadelphia got 7 innings of work from Joe Blanton en route to a 5-1 victory over Houston on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.

Philadelphia was favored by -162 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Philadelphia got 7 innings from Joe Blanton, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Placido Polanco in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Lucas Harrell worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.

Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 10-7 in the game.