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Dylan Covey Tagged With Loss in Astros-White Sox Match

Justin Verlander reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 White Sox en route to a 5-1 win over Chicago on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was favored by -340 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Justin Verlander earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 1, and allowing 1 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Michael Brantley in the win.

Chicago got a 1-inning outing from Alex Colome in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 0 walks and 0 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Abreu had 1 hits in the loss for the White Sox.

Houston outhit their counterparts 8-1 in the game.