Texas Falls 8-4 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap
Tampa Bay used a 2-HR day from Evan Longoria on Wednesday at Rangers Ballpark as the Rays defeated Texas 8-4 in baseball action.
Tampa Bay won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 4 2/3 innings from Alex Cobb, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 3. Jacob McGee earned the victory, while the Rays got 3 RBIs from B.J. Upton in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Matt Harrison worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 12 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 16 hits, while Texas only had 9.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against Toronto. Texas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cleveland.