mlb Game Recap
Recap - Houston Defeats Texas 9-2
Houston got a 9-2 victory over Texas on Wednesday, with Luis Garcia earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
The Astros were a -158 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.
Luis Garcia earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Martin Maldonado in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Charlie Culberson worked 1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adolis Garcia in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 9-4 in the game.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Texas, they head on the road to face Detroit.