Texas Tops Los Angeles 7-3 - Recap
Texas got a 7-3 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday, with Derek Holland earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
The Rangers were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Derek Holland earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 8 2/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 9 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Michael Young in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood worked 2 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Peter Bourjos in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 17 hits, while Los Angeles only had 9.