Seattle Texas Game Ends in 11-5 Rangers Victory - Recap
Texas grabbed a 11-5 win over Seattle on Monday, as Yu Darvish was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas was favored by -240 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Yu Darvish earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Hector Noesi worked 3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Ichiro Suzuki in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 12 hits, while Seattle only had 11.