Max Scherzer vs Derek Holland Tilt Ends in Texas 15-5 Win
|Max Scherzer vs Derek Holland Tilt Ends in Texas 15-5 Win|
Texas scored early and often on Saturday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 15-5 win over Detroit.
Texas won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Texas got 4 2/3 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Alexi Ogando earned the victory, while the Rangers got 5 RBIs from Michael Young in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Max Scherzer worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Victor Martinez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 17 hits, while Detroit only had 10.