Alex Cobb Earns Win in Tampa Bay vs Texas Game
Alex Cobb reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Rangers en route to a 6-2 win over Texas on Monday at Tropicana Field.
The Rays were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Alex Cobb earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 10, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Wil Myers in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Matt Garza worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Kinsler in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 12 hits, while Texas only had 6.