Texas vs Kansas City Wrap - Texas Wins 5-4
Kansas City lost in extra innings on Thursday, falling 5-4 to Texas in 10 innings.
Texas won as a -121 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Mike Adams earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Luke Hochevar worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Lorenzo Cain in a losing cause.
Kansas City outhit their counterparts 10-9 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Tampa Bay. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.