Texas Drops Boston 11-4 - Match Report
Texas got a 11-4 victory over Boston on Sunday, with Matt Harrison earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Texas was an underdog by +116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Texas got 7 innings from Matt Harrison, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher John Lackey worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kevin Youkilis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 15 hits, while Boston only had 9.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Tampa Bay. Boston will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.