Texas Tops Boston 7-0 - Recap
Texas' pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Boston scoreless in a 7-0 victory on Friday at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -128 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Texas got 8 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 9. earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Boston got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Felix Doubront in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 1 walk and 12 hits in his time on the mound, while Jacoby Ellsbury had 2 hits in the loss for the Red Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 18 hits, while Boston only had 6.