Texas Falls 9-8 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap

Texas dropped a 9-8 decision at Angel Stadium on Wednesday as Los Angeles legged out a win behind winning pitcher Hisanori Takahashi.

Los Angeles won as a -123 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Los Angeles got 4 1/3 innings from Dan Haren, who gave up 7 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 3. Hisanori Takahashi earned the victory, while the Angels got 4 RBIs from Howie Kendrick in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Michael Young in a losing cause.

Jordan Walden pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.