Brandon McCarthy vs Colby Lewis Tilt Ends in Texas 7-6 Win

Brandon McCarthy vs Colby Lewis Tilt Ends in Texas 7-6 Win

Oakland dropped a 7-6 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Darren Oliver.

The Rangers were a -158 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Texas got 6 innings from Colby Lewis, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 9. Darren Oliver earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Willingham in a losing cause.

Texas outhit their counterparts 13-7 in the game.