Chris Young vs Nick Tepesch Battle Sees Seattle Fall 4-3
Texas got a 4-3 victory over Seattle on Wednesday, with Nick Tepesch earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Texas won as a -147 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9 were rewarded at the payout window.
Nick Tepesch earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Chris Young worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robinson Cano in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-5 advantage in hits.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Texas heads into a battle against Detroit. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.