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Kansas City Downed 7-2 By Texas - Wade Davis Takes Loss

Texas got a 7-2 victory over Kansas City on Friday, with Derek Holland earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.

Texas was favored by -220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Texas got 7 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.

Kansas City got a 5-inning outing from Wade Davis in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Alcides Escobar had 2 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 14 hits, while Kansas City only had 9.