Game Wrap - Houston 2-0 Victors Over Red Sox
John Lackey struck out 10 Houston batters, but it wasn't enough as the Astros defeated Boston 2-0 in MLB action Monday.
The Astros were a +181 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Houston got 7 innings from Brett Oberholtzer, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 1 RBI from Robbie Grossman in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher John Lackey worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dustin Pedroia in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 8 hits, while Boston only had 5.
Josh Fields pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 4 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.