Texas Tops Minnesota 10-6 - Recap
Texas' Josh Hamilton was a wrecking crew on Thursday, driving in 5 runs to lead the Rangers to a 10-6 result against Minnesota.
The Rangers were a -174 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 10.5.
Mike Adams earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Trevor Plouffe in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Minnesota as they had 12 hits, while Texas only had 10.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.