Texas Falls 5-4 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap
Texas wasted a 10-effort from C.J. Wilson and fell 5-4 on Tuesday against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Joel Peralta earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Evan Longoria in the win.
Texas got a 6 2/3-inning outing from C.J. Wilson in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 4 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Young had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
Texas outhit their counterparts 7-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Kyle Farnsworth who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.