Roy Oswalt vs James Shields Battle Sees Texas Fall 6-0
|Roy Oswalt vs James Shields Battle Sees Texas Fall 6-0|
B.J. Upton swatted 3 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Rays defeated Texas 6-0 at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -139 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Tampa Bay got 9 innings from James Shields, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from B.J. Upton in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Roy Oswalt worked 2 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Nelson Cruz in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 13-2 in the game.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.