Recap - Houston Defeats Toronto 8-5
|Recap - Houston Defeats Toronto 8-5|
Jason Castro swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Astros defeated Toronto 8-5 at Minute Maid Park.
The Astros were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Brad Peacock earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jason Castro in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang worked 3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam Lind in a losing cause.
Toronto outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.
Chia-Jen Lo pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.