Tampa Bay Tops Texas 2-0 - Recap
Tampa Bay's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Texas scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Wednesday at Rangers Ballpark.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +113 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Tampa Bay got 5 1/3 innings from Matt Moore, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 1 RBI from Evan Longoria in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Derek Holland worked 8 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from David Murphy in a losing cause.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Fernando Rodney who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, Tampa Bay takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Texas, they head on the road to face Seattle.