Game Wrap - Texas 11-2 Victors Over Blue Jays
Michael Young drove in 5 runs as his Rangers defeated Toronto 11-2 at Rogers Centre.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -154 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 8 innings from Matt Harrison, who gave up 2 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 5 RBIs from Michael Young in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Yunel Escobar in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 19-2 advantage in hits.
Next game, Texas takes its act home to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Detroit.