Game Wrap - Houston 13-2 Victors Over Mariners
It wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Houston made sure they came out on the winning end on Tuesday, grabbing a 13-2 victory over Seattle at Safeco Field.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +140 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Houston got 6 innings from Jordan Lyles, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Jose Altuve in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Franklin Gutierrez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 17 hits, while Seattle only had 5.