Texas vs Tampa Bay Final: 3-0 - Recap
Texas didn’t allow Tampa Bay to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 3-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Wednesday.
Texas won as a +132 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Colby Lewis earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Elvis Andrus in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher David Price worked 8 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Zobrist in a losing cause.
Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Neftali Feliz who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Texas heads into a battle against Cleveland. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.