Texas Oakland Game Ends in 7-1 Rangers Victory - Recap
Oakland dropped a 7-1 decision at Overstock.com Coliseum on Saturday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Colby Lewis.
Texas won as a -116 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Colby Lewis earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 0, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Oakland got a 7 1/3-inning outing from Trevor Cahill in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jemile Weeks had 3 hits in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 5.