Game Wrap - Texas 3-1 Victors Over Royals
Texas grabbed a 3-1 win over Kansas City on Sunday, as Tanner Scheppers was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas was favored by -208 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Texas got 7 innings from Yu Darvish, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. Tanner Scheppers earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from David Murphy in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 7 innings, giving up 3 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 6 hits, while Kansas City only had 5.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Kansas City will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.