Texas vs Los Angeles Final: 7-6 - Recap
|Texas vs Los Angeles Final: 7-6 - Recap|
Texas grabbed a 7-6 win over Los Angeles on Monday, as Tanner Scheppers was credited with a win at Angel Stadium.
The Rangers were a +105 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Texas got 5 2/3 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 6 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. Tanner Scheppers earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from A.J. Pierzynski in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 6 innings, giving up 12 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Josh Hamilton in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-9 advantage in hits.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.