Brandon McCarthy Tagged With Loss in Rangers-Diamondbacks Match
Texas grabbed a 9-5 win over Arizona on Thursday, as Justin Grimm was credited with a win at Rangers Ballpark.
The Rangers were a -141 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Texas got 6 innings from Justin Grimm, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Paul Goldschmidt in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 15-14 in the game.
Next game, Texas takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Arizona, they head on the road to face Chicago.