Oakland Falls 6-2 to Texas - Recap
|Oakland Falls 6-2 to Texas - Recap|
Texas grabbed a 6-2 win over Oakland on Wednesday, as Alexi Ogando was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.
Texas was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Alexi Ogando earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Oakland got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Daniel Straily in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Jed Lowrie had 1 hit in the loss for the Athletics.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 7 hits, while Oakland only had 5.
Next game, Texas takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Oakland, they head home to face Kansas City.