Rangers pummel Twins

Rangers pummel Twins

The Texas Rangers earned a split of their four-game series with Minnesota Thursday, as they pounded the Twins 11-1 at Rangers Ballpark.

Texas won the game as -200 favorites, and the 12 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (10).

Marlon Byrd launched two home runs and finished with four RBIs for the Rangers. Derek Holland pitched 5 1-3 innings for the victory, giving up just one run along the way.

Delmon Young homered in a losing effort for the Twins. Anthony Swarzak gave up eight hits and six runs over 5 1-3 innings.