mlb Game Recap
Justin Verlander vs Domingo Acevedo Tilt Ends in Houston 5-4 Win
Houston got 1 innings of work from Bryan Abreu en route to a 5-4 victory over Oakland on Wednesday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Houston won as a -210 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 7 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 3 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 6. Bryan Abreu earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Yordan Alvarez in the win.
Oakland got a 0.2-inning outing from Domingo Acevedo in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 1 hits in his time on the mound, while Elvis Andrus had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 4.
Ryan Pressly pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Boston.