Freddy Garcia Earns Win in New York vs Texas Game
New York got a 5-2 victory over Texas on Saturday, with Freddy Garcia earning the victory and helping Yankees moneyline bettors cash out.
The Yankees were a -117 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
New York got 6 innings from Freddy Garcia, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 3 RBIs from Mark Teixeira in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David Murphy in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.