Los Angeles vs Texas Recap - Rangers Over Angels 9-5
Texas got 1 inning of work from Darren Oliver en route to a 9-5 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas was favored by -119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Texas got 6 innings from Colby Lewis, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Darren Oliver earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Jered Weaver worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Howie Kendrick in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 12 hits, while Los Angeles only had 9.
Next game, Texas takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Seattle.