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Recap - Texas Defeats Tampa Bay 7-2

Ian Kinsler swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Rangers defeated Tampa Bay 7-2 at Rangers Ballpark.

The Rangers were a -156 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.

Texas got 6 innings from C.J. Wilson, who gave up 2 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Ian Kinsler in the win.

Tampa Bay got a 5-inning outing from Jeff Niemann in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Ben Zobrist had 1 hit in the loss for the Rays.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 8 hits, while Tampa Bay only had 4.

Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track vs Baltimore.