Tyson Ross vs Scott Feldman Tilt Ends in Texas 7-6 Win
|Tyson Ross vs Scott Feldman Tilt Ends in Texas 7-6 Win|
Texas got a 7-6 victory over Oakland on Thursday, with Scott Feldman earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -182 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 11.5.
Scott Feldman earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 9 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Tyson Ross worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Coco Crisp in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 14 hits, while Oakland only had 12.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.