Ivan Nova vs Ervin Santana Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 6-5
New York got 6 2/3 innings of work from Ivan Nova en route to a 6-5 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.
New York was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Ivan Nova earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Curtis Granderson in the win.
Los Angeles got a 5-inning outing from Ervin Santana in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Mark Trumbo had 3 hits in the loss for the Angels.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 11 hits, while New York only had 7.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Texas.