C.J. Wilson vs Mitch Talbot Tilt Ends in Texas 2-0 Win
Cleveland was unable to break through against the Texas pitching staff, losing 2-0 on Sunday at Progressive Field.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -132 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 7 2/3 innings from C.J. Wilson, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Mitch Talbot worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Michael Brantley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 9 hits, while Cleveland only had 3.
The game was closed out by Neftali Feliz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Detroit. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.