Texas vs Los Angeles Game Final 3-2 - Tanner Scheppers Earns Win
Texas grabbed a 3-2 win over Los Angeles on Friday, as Tanner Scheppers was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -117 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 7 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Tanner Scheppers earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jason Vargas worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Howie Kendrick in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 12 hits, while Los Angeles only had 6.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.