Texas vs Toronto Game Final 2-1 - Michael Kirkman Earns Win
|Texas vs Toronto Game Final 2-1 - Michael Kirkman Earns Win|
Toronto dropped a 2-1 decision at Rogers Centre on Saturday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Michael Kirkman.
Texas was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 4 2/3 innings from Roy Oswalt, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 5. Michael Kirkman earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Carlos Villanueva worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adeiny Hechavarria in a losing cause.
Toronto outhit their counterparts 7-5 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.