Houston Falls 14-10 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap
Evan Longoria swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 5 runs as his Rays defeated Houston 14-10 at Minute Maid Park.
Tampa Bay won as a -126 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
J.P. Howell earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Houston got a 5-inning outing from J.A. Happ in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Jeff Keppinger had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 19 hits, while Houston only had 14.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act home to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Texas.