mlb Game Recap
Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays Wrap - Texas Wins 6-4
Texas needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Tampa Bay for a 6-4 final at Tropicana Field.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as +165 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.
Texas got 1 innings from Ian Kennedy, who gave up 0 earned runs on 0 hits, while striking out 2. Josh Sborz earned the victory, while the Rangers got 2 RBIs from Nick Solak in the win.
Tampa Bay's starting pitcher Rich Hill worked 4.1 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Brosseau in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
Ian Kennedy pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Tampa Bay will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.