Scott Baker Tagged With Loss in Rangers-Angels Match
Los Angeles moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 10-7 win against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park.
Los Angeles was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 10.
Tyler Skaggs earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 6 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Mike Trout in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Scott Baker worked 4 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from J Smolinski in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 15 hits, while Texas only had 10.
The game was closed out by Joe Smith who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Texas, they head on the road to face Toronto.