Toronto Downed 14-3 By Texas - Brandon Morrow Takes Loss
It wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Texas made sure they came out on the winning end on Friday, grabbing a 14-3 victory over Toronto at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas was favored by -132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 7 1/3 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 8 RBIs from Nelson Cruz in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Brandon Morrow worked 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Edwin Encarnacion in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 18 hits, while Toronto only had 7.