Houston Drops Cleveland 3-2 - Match Report
Cleveland dropped a 3-2 decision at Minute Maid Park on Friday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Lucas Harrell.
Houston was an underdog by +114 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Lucas Harrell earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 5, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from J.D. Martinez in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
Cleveland outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jose Veras who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.