Derek Holland vs Fausto Carmona Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 4-0

Derek Holland vs Fausto Carmona Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 4-0

Cleveland was unable to break through against the Texas pitching staff, losing 4-0 on Saturday at Progressive Field.

Texas was an underdog by -104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.

Texas got 9 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.

Cleveland got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Fausto Carmona in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Brantley had 1 hit in the loss for the Indians.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.