Oakland Falls 3-1 Against Texas - Game Recap
Texas grabbed a 3-1 win over Oakland on Wednesday, as Ross Wolf was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -114 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 10.5.
Texas got 5 innings from Ross Wolf, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from David Murphy in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Jarrod Parker worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Derek Norris in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 6 hits, while Oakland only had 4.
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.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Oakland will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.