Seattle Falls 5-4 to Texas - Recap
Seattle pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Adrian Beltre and it cost them dearly in a 5-4 loss on Thursday at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Josh Lindblom earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Seattle's starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Raul Ibanez in a losing cause.
Seattle outhit their counterparts 14-8 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Seattle will aim to get back on the winning track at Cincinnati.