Rick Porcello Tagged With Loss in Tigers-Rangers Match
Texas scored early and often on Saturday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 12-2 win over Detroit.
Texas was an underdog by +157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.
Nick Martinez earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Rougned Odor in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Rick Porcello worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 8 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Victor Martinez in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 19-13 in the game.