Alexi Ogando vs Ubaldo Jimenez Battle Sees Texas Fall 6-0
Texas was unable to break through against the Cleveland pitching staff, losing 6-0 on Sunday at Progressive Field.
Cleveland won as a +102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ubaldo Jimenez earned the victory for the Indians, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Michael Bourn in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Alexi Ogando worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 13 hits, while Texas only had 2.
Cleveland heads into a battle against Chicago. Texas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.