New York Drops Texas 4-2 - Match Report
Texas dropped a 4-2 decision at Yankee Stadium on Thursday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Brandon McCarthy.
Bettors who backed the Yankees were rewarded as -175 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
New York got 6 innings from Brandon McCarthy, who gave up 1 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Brandon McCarthy earned the victory, while the Yankees got 1 RBIs from Brett Gardner in the win.
Texas got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Colby Lewis in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Rougned Odor had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
New York outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
David Robertson pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York heads into a battle against Toronto. Texas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oakland.