Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 6-3
Texas dropped a 6-3 decision at Globe Life Park on Thursday as Tampa Bay legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jake Odorizzi.
Tampa Bay won as a -136 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 9 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jake Odorizzi earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Robbie Ross 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 Leonys Martin in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 10-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by McGee Jake who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Texas, they head home to face Los Angeles.