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Kansas City vs Texas Wrap - Texas Wins 11-6

Kansas City dropped a 11-6 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Friday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Derek Holland.

Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -173 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.

Texas got 7 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Michael Young in the win.

Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeff Francis worked 4 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.

Texas outhit their counterparts 15-8 in the game.