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Houston Drops New York 5-3 - Match Report

New York pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Yordan Alvarez and it cost them dearly in a 5-3 loss on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros were a -134 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 8.

Luis Garcia earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Alex Bregman in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Tommy Hunter worked 1.1 innings, giving up 1 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Francisco Lindor in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 7 hits, while Houston only had 8.

Ryan Pressly pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.