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Texas Downed 10-1 By Oakland - Kolby Allard Takes Loss

Texas dropped a 10-1 decision at Globe Life Field on Saturday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chris Bassitt.

The Athletics were a -210 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.

Chris Bassitt earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Marcus Semien in the win.

Texas's starting pitcher Luis Garcia worked 1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Joey Gallo in a losing cause.

Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.