Texas Drops Cleveland 6-4 - Match Report
Texas moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 6-4 win against the Cleveland Indians at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -230 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 5 2/3 innings from Matt Harrison, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 7.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.