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Tampa Bay Falls 5-4 to Texas - Recap

Texas got 5 1/3 innings of work from Alexi Ogando en route to a 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay on Monday at Rangers Ballpark.

The Rangers were a -152 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Alexi Ogando earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.

Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Evan Longoria in a losing cause.

Texas outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.

Joe Nathan pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.