Texas Arizona Game Ends in 5-3 Diamondbacks Victory - Recap
Texas dropped a 5-3 decision at Chase Field on Monday as Arizona legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tyler Skaggs.
The Diamondbacks were a -111 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Tyler Skaggs earned the victory for the Diamondbacks, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from A.J. Pollock in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Martin Perez worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Arizona as they had 12 hits, while Texas only had 9.
Heath Bell pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.