Game Wrap - Texas 5-4 Victors Over Astros
Texas got 1 inning of work from Joe Nathan en route to a 5-4 victory over Houston on Wednesday at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -325 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Texas got 6 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Joe Nathan earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Houston got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Erik Bedard in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while L.J. Hoes had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
Houston outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.