Miguel Gonzalez vs Ross Wolf Battle Sees Texas Fall 7-4
|Miguel Gonzalez vs Ross Wolf Battle Sees Texas Fall 7-4|
Texas dropped a 7-4 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday as Baltimore legged out a win behind winning pitcher Miguel Gonzalez.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as -106 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Miguel Gonzalez earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam Jones in the win.
Texas got a 2-inning outing from Ross Wolf in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while A.J. Pierzynski had 3 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 17 hits, while Texas only had 14.
Jim Johnson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.