Game Wrap - Philadelphia 4-3 Victors Over Astros
Hunter Pence swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Phillies defeated Houston 4-3 at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won as a -215 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Philadelphia got 8 innings from Cliff Lee, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 10. J Diekman earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Hunter Pence in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jordan Lyles worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 10 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Philadelphia heads into a battle against Chicago. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.