Cleveland Texas Game Ends in 10-4 Rangers Victory - Recap
David Murphy swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Rangers defeated Cleveland 10-4 at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -165 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 5 innings from Matt Harrison, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Justin Masterson worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Carlos Santana in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-9 advantage in hits.