Houston Drops San Diego 7-4 - Match Report
Houston got a 7-4 victory over San Diego on Thursday, with Bud Norris earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +118 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Bud Norris earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Johnson in the win.
San Diego got a 5-inning outing from Tim Stauffer in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Chase Headley had 1 hit in the loss for the Padres.
Houston outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Mark Melancon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.