Alexi Ogando vs Joe Saunders Battle Sees Seattle Fall 3-1
Texas got 2 innings of work from Joe Ortiz en route to a 3-1 victory over Seattle on Saturday at Safeco Field.
Texas was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Joe Ortiz earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Bay in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 7-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.