Texas Falls 7-4 Against New York - Game Recap
Texas dropped a 7-4 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Monday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher C.C. Sabathia.
New York won as a +108 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
C.C. Sabathia earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Alex Rodriguez in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Mariano Rivera who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.