Martin Perez vs Bartolo Colon Battle Sees Oakland Fall 5-1
Texas grabbed a 5-1 win over Oakland on Tuesday, as Martin Perez was credited with a win at O.co Coliseum.
Texas was an underdog by +116 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Texas got 7 innings from Martin Perez, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Jurickson Profar in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Donaldson in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 13-11 in the game.