Oakland Falls 13-4 Against Texas - Game Recap
Oakland dropped a 13-4 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Friday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Colby Lewis.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -168 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER 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 7. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 4 RBIs from Michael Young in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 14-6 in the game.