St. Louis Downed 2-1 By Texas - Jason Motte Takes Loss
Texas got 1 inning of work from Mike Adams en route to a 2-1 victory over St. Louis on Thursday at Busch Stadium.
Texas was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Texas got 6 2/3 innings from Colby Lewis, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. Mike Adams earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Josh Hamilton in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Jaime Garcia worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nick Punto in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Neftali Feliz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.