Tampa Bay vs Texas Wrap - Texas Wins 7-2
|Tampa Bay vs Texas Wrap - Texas Wins 7-2|
Texas got 6 innings of work from Colby Lewis en route to a 7-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark.
Texas won as a -174 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 10.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Colby Lewis earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeff Niemann worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Evan Longoria in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 8 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 5.