Brandon Maurer vs Nick Tepesch Battle Sees Seattle Fall 5-0
|Brandon Maurer vs Nick Tepesch Battle Sees Seattle Fall 5-0|
Texas got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 5-0 victory over Seattle on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -162 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Derek Lowe earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 4 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Lance Berkman in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Brandon Maurer worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kyle Seager in a losing cause.