Texas vs Minnesota Game Final 5-0 - Yu Darvish Earns Win
|Texas vs Minnesota Game Final 5-0 - Yu Darvish Earns Win|
Texas's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Minnesota scoreless in a 5-0 victory on Saturday at Globe Life Park.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -164 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Yu Darvish earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Leonys Martin in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Philip Hughes worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Parmelee in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-4 advantage in hits.