Derek Holland vs Jason Vargas Tilt Ends in Texas 5-0 Win
Texas got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 5-0 victory over Seattle on Thursday at Safeco Field.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -122 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Texas got 9 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Jason Vargas worked 6 innings, giving up 12 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Miguel Olivo in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 12-5 in the game.