Texas Drops Seattle 12-5 - Match Report
Seattle pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Yorvit Torrealba and it cost them dearly in a 12-5 loss on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas won as a -225 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Derek Holland earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Yorvit Torrealba in the win.
Seattle got a 4 1/3-inning outing from Charlie Furbush in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Ichiro Suzuki had 2 hits in the loss for the Mariners.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-10 advantage in hits.
Next game, Texas takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Seattle, they head home to face Oakland.