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Kansas City Falls 7-6 Against Texas - Game Recap

Texas got 6 innings of work from Ryan Dempster en route to a 7-6 victory over Kansas City on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Texas was favored by -147 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Texas got 6 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Everett Teaford worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Billy Butler in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 9 hits, while Kansas City only had 8.

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