Texas Tops Oakland 4-3 - Recap
|Texas Tops Oakland 4-3 - Recap|
Texas got a 4-3 victory over Oakland on Friday, with Matt Harrison earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
The Rangers were a -187 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 11.5.
Texas got 8 innings from Matt Harrison, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Craig Gentry in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher A.J. Griffin worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jemile Weeks in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 9 hits, while Texas only had 4.
The game was closed out by Tanner Scheppers who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.