Miami Falls 5-4 to Houston - Recap

Houston grabbed a 5-4 win over Miami on Saturday, as Rhiner Cruz was credited with a win at Marlins Park.

Houston was an underdog by +143 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Rhiner Cruz earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Carlos Lee in the win.

Miami's starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Hanley Ramirez in a losing cause.

The game was closed out by Brett Myers who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.