Nick Tepesch vs Chris Sale Tilt Ends in Texas 3-1 Win
|Nick Tepesch vs Chris Sale Tilt Ends in Texas 3-1 Win|
Adam Rosales swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Rangers defeated Chicago 3-1 at U.S. Cellular Field.
Texas was an underdog by +200 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Nick Tepesch earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Adam Rosales in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Sale worked 6 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 5 hits, while Texas only had 8.
Neftali Feliz pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at Seattle.