Texas Tops Minnesota 4-1 - Recap
|Texas Tops Minnesota 4-1 - Recap|
Minnesota dropped a 4-1 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Thursday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Matt Harrison.
Texas won as a -162 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt Harrison earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Michael Young in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Baker worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Michael Cuddyer in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.
Neftali Feliz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track at Oakland.