Recap - Texas Defeats Boston 6-3
|Recap - Texas Defeats Boston 6-3|
Texas got a 6-3 victory over Boston on Tuesday, with Ryan Dempster earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Texas won as a +102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Texas got 6 2/3 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Jon Lester worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Cody Ross in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 10 hits, while Boston only had 8.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.