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Houston Tops Boston 5-4 - Recap

Boston got a 2-HR day from Kike Hernandez on Friday at Minute Maid Park but Houston still managed to defeat Boston 5-4 in baseball action.

Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as -141 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Houston got 0.2 innings from Brooks Raley, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hits, while striking out 1. Ryne Stanek earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Jose Altuve in the win.

Boston's starting pitcher Adam Ottavino worked 1.1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Kike Hernandez in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 11 hits, while Boston only had 10.

The game was closed out by Ryan Pressly who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.