Recap - Houston Defeats Chicago 11-9
|Recap - Houston Defeats Chicago 11-9|
Houston got a 11-9 victory over Chicago on Sunday, with Lucas Harrell earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Houston won as a +157 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 10.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 7 1/3 innings from Lucas Harrell, who gave up 5 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Jose Altuve in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Philip Humber worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Chicago only had 8.
Brett Myers pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face San Francisco looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face St. Louis.