Texas Falls 6-4 to Cincinnati - Recap
Cincinnati scored 2 runs in the 11 to edge Texas 6-4 on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark.
Cincinnati was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Cincinnati got 7 innings from Mike Leake, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 4. J.J. Hoover earned the victory, while the Reds got 2 RBIs from Devin Mesoraco in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Nick Tepesch worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nelson Cruz in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 11 hits, while Texas only had 5.
Aroldis Chapman pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.