Game Wrap - Oakland 3-1 Victors Over Rangers
|Game Wrap - Oakland 3-1 Victors Over Rangers|
Oakland shook off a 11-strikeout performance by Yu Darvish and still managed to post a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark.
Oakland was an underdog by +185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Oakland got 7 innings from Travis Blackley, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 1 RBI from Derek Norris in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Yu Darvish worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 11 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
Ryan Cook pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.