Colby Lewis vs Bartolo Colon Battle Sees New York Fall 5-3
Texas moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the New York Mets at Citi Field.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as +108 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.
Texas got 6 innings from Colby Lewis, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. Colby Lewis earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Robinson Chirinos in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Curtis Granderson in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-9 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Joakim Soria who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.