Texas vs Chicago Wrap - Texas Wins 7-4
|Texas vs Chicago Wrap - Texas Wins 7-4|
Chicago pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Mitch Moreland and it cost them dearly in a 7-4 loss on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Rangers were a -114 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Yoshinori Tateyama earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 2 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Mitch Moreland in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jake Peavy worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Juan Pierre in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Neftali Feliz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.