Tampa Bay Downed 6-5 By Texas - David Price Takes Loss
Texas got 6 innings of work from Derek Holland en route to a 6-5 victory over Tampa Bay on Monday at Rangers Ballpark.
The Rangers were a -102 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Texas got 6 innings from Derek Holland, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 4 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 4 innings, giving up 10 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Desmond Jennings in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Joe Nathan who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.