Game Wrap - Texas 4-1 Victors Over Twins
Texas got a 4-1 victory over Minnesota on Friday, with Matt Harrison earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Texas won as a -148 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Matt Harrison earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Anthony Swarzak worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Doumit in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 9 hits, while Minnesota only had 8.
The game was closed out by Alexi Ogando who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.