Jordan Lyles vs C.J. Wilson Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 5-4
Los Angeles dropped a 5-4 decision at Angel Stadium on Sunday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jordan Lyles.
The Astros were a +220 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jordan Lyles earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Matt Dominguez in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher C.J. Wilson worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Albert Pujols in a losing cause.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Hector Ambriz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.