Tampa Bay Texas Game Ends in 5-2 Rays Victory - Recap
Tampa Bay got 6 1/3 innings of work from David Price en route to a 5-2 victory over Texas on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark.
The Rays were a +123 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Tampa Bay got 6 1/3 innings from David Price, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Desmond Jennings in the win.
Texas got a 7-inning outing from Derek Holland in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Nelson Cruz had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 11 hits, while Texas only had 7.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Seattle. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.