Texas Drops Minnesota 4-3 - Match Report
Texas got 7 innings of work from Justin Grimm en route to a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Friday at Target Field.
Texas was favored by -114 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Texas got 7 innings from Justin Grimm, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Ian Kinsler in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Morneau in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 13-8 in the game.
Joe Nathan pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.