Game Wrap - Texas 4-3 Victors Over Athletics
Texas got a 4-3 victory over Oakland on Monday, with Neal Cotts earning the victory and helping Rangers moneyline bettors cash out.
Texas won as a -106 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Texas got 6 innings from Yu Darvish, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. Neal Cotts earned the victory, while the Rangers got 1 RBI from Shin-Soo Choo in the win.
Oakland's starting pitcher Daniel Straily worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Coco Crisp in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 11 hits, while Oakland only had 9.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.