New York vs Texas Game Final 6-5 - Rafael Soriano Earns Win
|New York vs Texas Game Final 6-5 - Rafael Soriano Earns Win|
Texas dropped a 6-5 decision at Yankee Stadium on Sunday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Rafael Soriano.
New York won as a -164 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rafael Soriano earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Curtis Granderson in the win.
Texas got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Alexi Ogando in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Young had 3 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 10 hits, while New York only had 8.
Mariano Rivera pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York heads into a battle against Toronto. Texas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.