Matt Harrison vs Roy Oswalt Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 2-0
Matt Harrison led Texas to a shutout performance against Philadelphia 2-0 on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
The Rangers were a +130 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Matt Harrison earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 8 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Mitch Moreland in the win.
Philadelphia got a 7-inning outing from Roy Oswalt in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Wilson Valdez had 1 hit in the loss for the Phillies.
Texas outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Neftali Feliz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Texas takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Cincinnati.