Cleveland Falls 5-3 to Texas - Recap
Texas got a 5-3 victory over Cleveland on Sunday, with Darren Oliver earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -162 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 7 1/3 innings from Colby Lewis, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. Darren Oliver earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Cleveland got a 7-inning outing from Josh Tomlin in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 3 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Brantley had 2 hits in the loss for the Indians.
Texas outhit their counterparts 7-5 in the game.
Mike Adams pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Texas takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Detroit.