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Alexi Ogando vs Jason Vargas Battle Sees Texas Fall 5-4

Texas pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Howie Kendrick and it cost them dearly in a 5-4 loss on Tuesday at Angel Stadium.

Los Angeles was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Dane De La Rosa earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Howie Kendrick in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Alexi Ogando worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adrian Beltre in a losing cause.

Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.