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Texas Drops Oakland 4-3 - Match Report

  • Texas got 1 2/3 innings of work from Tanner Scheppers en route to a 4-3 victory over Oakland on Thursday at Rangers Ballpark.
  • The Rangers were a -103 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
  • Tanner Scheppers earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 1 2/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ian Kinsler in the win.
  • Oakland's starting pitcher A.J. Griffin worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jed Lowrie in a losing cause.
  • The battle of the bats favored Oakland as they had 12 hits, while Texas only had 8.
  • Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
  • Next game, Texas takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Oakland, they head on the road to face Seattle.