Game Wrap - Toronto 6-5 Victors Over Astros
Houston pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Nolan Reimold and it cost them dearly in a 6-5 loss on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Blue Jays were rewarded as -152 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.
Aaron Sanchez earned the victory for the Blue Jays, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Nolan Reimold in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Jake Buchanan worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robbie Grossman in a losing cause.
Toronto enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
Casey Janssen pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.