Boston Falls 10-9 Against Texas - Game Recap
Boston dropped a 10-9 decision at Fenway Park on Wednesday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alexi Ogando.
The Rangers were a -113 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Alexi Ogando earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Josh Beckett worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Adrian Gonzalez in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 12-11 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Texas takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Cleveland.