Los Angeles Falls 8-7 to Texas - Recap
Los Angeles pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Mike Napoli and it cost them dearly in an 8-7 loss on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark.
The Rangers were a -122 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 10.5.
Texas got 6 2/3 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 7 earned runs on 12 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 6 RBIs from Mike Napoli in the win.
Los Angeles got a 2 2/3-inning outing from Ervin Santana in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Torii Hunter had 3 hits in the loss for the Angels.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Oakland. Los Angeles will aim to get back on the winning track at Seattle.