Texas vs Toronto Wrap - Texas Wins 4-1
Texas got 7 innings of work from Yu Darvish en route to a 4-1 victory over Toronto on Monday at Rogers Centre.
The Rangers were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Yu Darvish earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Kyle Drabek worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Edwin Encarnacion in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 10 hits, while Toronto only had 4.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.