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Recap - Houston Defeats Kansas City 7-6

Kansas City got a 2-HR day from MJ Melendez on Monday at Minute Maid Park but Houston still managed to defeat Kansas City 7-6 in baseball action.

Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -240 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.

Houston got 4 innings from Jake Odorizzi, who gave up 5 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. Ryne Stanek earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Kyle Tucker in the win.

Kansas City got a 0-inning outing from Amir Garrett in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 1 hits in his time on the mound, while Andrew Benintendi had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 7 hits, while Houston only had 11.