Henry Sosa vs Ryan Vogelsong Battle Sees San Francisco Fall 3-1
Houston got a 3-1 victory over San Francisco on Thursday, with Henry Sosa earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Houston was an underdog by +250 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Henry Sosa earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from J.D. Martinez in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jeff Keppinger in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 8 hits, while San Francisco only had 6.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.