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Cleveland Downed 6-3 By Texas - Scott Kazmir Takes Loss

Texas grabbed a 6-3 win over Cleveland on Monday, as Robbie Ross was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.

Texas was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.

Robbie Ross earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Lance Berkman in the win.

Cleveland's starting pitcher Scott Kazmir worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jason Kipnis in a losing cause.

Texas outhit their counterparts 10-5 in the game.

Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.