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Tampa Bay Drops Texas 3-1 - Match Report

Tampa Bay shook off a 11-strikeout performance by Derek Holland and still managed to post a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Friday at Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Jeremy Hellickson, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Wade Davis earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.

Texas got an 8-inning outing from Derek Holland in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Ian Kinsler had 1 hit in the loss for the Rangers.