Game Wrap - Tampa Bay 4-1 Victors Over Rangers
Tampa Bay got 8 innings of work from James Shields en route to a 4-1 victory over Texas on Wednesday at Rangers Ballpark.
Tampa Bay won as a +109 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
James Shields earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Desmond Jennings in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Alexi Ogando worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Elvis Andrus in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.