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Texas Tops Los Angeles 15-9 - Recap

Texas grabbed a 15-9 win over Los Angeles on Thursday, as Roy Oswalt was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.

Texas was favored by -118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 10.5.

Texas got 4 2/3 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 8 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 6. Roy Oswalt earned the victory, while the Rangers got 4 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.

Los Angeles' starting pitcher C.J. Wilson worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 18 hits, while Los Angeles only had 13.

Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.