Houston Downed 4-1 By Cleveland - Paul Clemens Takes Loss
Houston struck out 10 times against Scott Kazmir in losing 4-1 to Cleveland on Saturday at Progressive Field.
The Indians were a -270 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Cleveland got 7 innings from Scott Kazmir, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Michael Brantley in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Paul Clemens worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Chris Carter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 10 hits, while Houston only had 5.