Ervin Santana vs C.J. Wilson Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 5-4
Los Angeles dropped a 5-4 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Sunday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mark Lowe.
Texas won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Texas got 5 innings from C.J. Wilson, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. Mark Lowe earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Erick Aybar in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 10 hits, while Los Angeles only had 8.
The game was closed out by Neftali Feliz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at Oakland.