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Nick Tepesch vs Vance Worley Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 2-1

Texas grabbed a 2-1 win over Minnesota on Thursday, as Nick Tepesch was credited with a win at Target Field.

The Rangers were a -106 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Nick Tepesch earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Elvis Andrus in the win.

Minnesota got a 5-inning outing from Vance Worley in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Trevor Plouffe had 2 hits in the loss for the Twins.

Texas outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.

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