Baltimore Tops Texas 8-3 - Recap
Baltimore grabbed a 8-3 win over Texas on Tuesday, as Brian Matusz was credited with a win at Globe Life Park.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as -102 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Baltimore got 5 2/3 innings from Ubaldo Jimenez, who gave up 1 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Brian Matusz earned the victory, while the Orioles got 3 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Texas got a 6-inning outing from Joe Saunders in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Adrian Beltre 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 7.