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Matt Harrison vs Jeremy Guthrie Tilt Ends in Texas 5-3 Win

Texas grabbed a 5-3 win over Kansas City on Friday, as Matt Harrison was credited with a win at Kauffman Stadium.

Texas won as a -175 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Matt Harrison earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Mitch Moreland in the win.

Kansas City got a 6-inning outing from Jeremy Guthrie in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Salvador Perez had 3 hits in the loss for the Royals.

The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 10 hits, while Texas only had 7.

Alexi Ogando pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.