Tampa Bay Downed 8-0 By Texas - Jeff Niemann Takes Loss
Tampa Bay couldn't get its offense rolling against C.J. Wilson in an 8-0 loss to Texas in baseball action on Tuesday.
The Rangers were a -131 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Texas got 9 innings from C.J. Wilson, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 4 RBIs from David Murphy in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Jeff Niemann in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Evan Longoria had 1 hit in the loss for the Rays.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 12 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 5.