Tampa Bay Tops Texas 8-1 - Recap
Tampa Bay got 6 innings of work from Jake Odorizzi en route to an 8-1 victory over Texas on Friday at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay won as a -147 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got 6 innings from Jake Odorizzi, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 4 RBIs from Sean Rodriguez in the win.
Texas got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Joe Saunders in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Prince Fielder 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 6.