Game Wrap - Texas 5-2 Victors Over Indians
Texas scored 3 runs in the 11 to edge Cleveland 5-2 on Saturday at Progressive Field.
The Rangers were a -144 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Alexi Ogando earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Cleveland got a 6-inning outing from Derek Lowe in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Asdrubal Cabrera had 4 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.