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Zach Plesac Tagged With Loss in Guardians-Astros Match

Justin Verlander led Houston to a shutout performance against Cleveland 6-0 on Thursday at Progressive Field.

Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -185 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.

Houston got 6 innings from Justin Verlander, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 5. Justin Verlander earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Chas McCormick in the win.

Cleveland's starting pitcher Bryan Shaw worked 1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Josh Naylor in a losing cause.

Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-3 advantage in hits.