Yu Darvish vs Alex Cobb Tilt Ends in Texas 3-0 Win
Tampa Bay was unable to break through against the Texas pitching staff, losing 3-0 on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Texas was favored by -108 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Yu Darvish earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 7-inning outing from Alex Cobb in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 1 walk and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while David DeJesus had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
Tampa Bay enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Joakim Soria pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track at Kansas City.