Yu Darvish vs Justin Masterson Tilt Ends in Cleveland 1-0 Win
Texas wasted a 11-effort from Yu Darvish and fell 1-0 on Saturday against Cleveland at Progressive Field.
Cleveland was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Justin Masterson earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 7 2/3 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Michael Bourn in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Yu Darvish worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 11 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Engel Beltre in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 5-3 in the game.
The game was closed out by Chris Perez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.