mlb Game Recap
Kansas City Royals vs Houston Astros Recap - Astros Over Royals 9-7
Houston got 6.1 innings of work from Luis Garcia en route to a 9-7 victory over Kansas City on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.
Houston won as a -250 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8 were rewarded at the payout window.
Luis Garcia earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6.1 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jake Meyers in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Zack Greinke worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Bobby Witt Jr. in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 13 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.
The game was closed out by Rafael Montero who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.