Alexi Ogando Earns Win in Texas vs Detroit Game
Detroit dropped a 7-3 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Wednesday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Alexi Ogando.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -169 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 7 2/3 innings from Alexi Ogando, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Phil Coke worked 5 innings, giving up 10 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Miguel Cabrera in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 12-9 in the game.
Next game, Texas takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Seattle.