Brian Duensing vs Ryan Dempster Tilt Ends in Texas 9-3 Win
Texas grabbed a 9-3 win over Minnesota on Saturday, as Ryan Dempster was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.
The Rangers were a -210 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 10.5.
Texas got 6 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 4 RBIs from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Minnesota got a 2 1/3-inning outing from Brian Duensing in the loss. He gave up 9 earned runs, 1 walk and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Justin Morneau had 4 hits in the loss for the Twins.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 14 hits, while Minnesota only had 12.