Texas Falls 9-8 Against Oakland - Game Recap
Oakland got 5 2/3 innings of work from Daniel Straily en route to a 9-8 victory over Texas on Friday at Rangers Ballpark.
Oakland won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oakland got 5 2/3 innings from Daniel Straily, who gave up 2 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Athletics got 3 RBIs from Josh Donaldson in the win.
Texas got a 3-inning outing from Derek Holland in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 1 walk and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Adrian Beltre had 3 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
Oakland outhit their counterparts 14-8 in the game.
The game was closed out by Sean Doolittle who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.