Recap - Texas Defeats Cincinnati 3-2
|Recap - Texas Defeats Cincinnati 3-2|
Texas got a 3-2 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday, with Yu Darvish earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Texas won as a -144 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Texas got 6 2/3 innings from Yu Darvish, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Cincinnati got a 6 2/3-inning outing from Mat Latos in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Joey Votto had 2 hits in the loss for the Reds.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 8 hits, while Cincinnati only had 6.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Francisco.