Los Angeles vs Texas Recap - Rangers Over Angels 11-7

Texas used a 2-HR day from Nelson Cruz on Friday at Rangers Ballpark as the Rangers defeated Los Angeles 11-7 in baseball action.

Texas was favored by -113 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Derek Holland earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.

Los Angeles' starting pitcher Dan Haren worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Bobby Abreu in a losing cause.

Texas outhit their counterparts 18-14 in the game.