Texas vs Cleveland Game Final 5-2 - Ryan Dempster Earns Win
|Texas vs Cleveland Game Final 5-2 - Ryan Dempster Earns Win|
Cleveland dropped a 5-2 decision at Rangers Ballpark on Wednesday as Texas legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ryan Dempster.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -245 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 10.5.
Texas got 7 innings from Ryan Dempster, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Jeanmar Gomez worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.