Ubaldo Jimenez vs Derek Holland Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 8-7
|Ubaldo Jimenez vs Derek Holland Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 8-7|
Texas needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Cleveland for an 8-7 final at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas was favored by -152 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 1 2/3 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 1. Neftali Feliz earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Michael Young in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Santana in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-11 advantage in hits.