Baltimore Drops Texas 5-2 - Match Report
Baltimore moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 5-2 win against the Texas Rangers at Camden Yards.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as -165 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.
Wei-Yin Chen earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Steven Pearce in the win.
Texas got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Scott Baker in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 1 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Elvis Andrus had 3 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 12 hits, while Texas only had 7.
Zachary Britton pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.
Baltimore heads into a battle against Boston. Texas, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.