Miami Downed 5-4 By San Diego - Henderson Alvarez Takes Loss
Miami dropped a 5-4 decision at PETCO Park on Sunday as San Diego legged out a win behind winning pitcher Robbie Erlin.
San Diego won as a -131 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Robbie Erlin earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Denorfia in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez worked 4 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Christian Yelich in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Miami as they had 11 hits, while San Diego only had 10.
The game was closed out by Huston Street who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 2 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
San Diego looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cincinnati. Miami will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.