58-60
7 - 0
46-72

Game Story

Drew Smyly was well on the way to his first win since joining the Tampa Bay Rays in the trade that cost them David Price. Smyly allowed three hits and struck out the final batter he faced in his only shaky inning, Matt Joyce had a two-run single and the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 7-0 on Monday...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
TB 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 7 10 1
Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Tampa Bay
Curt Casali safe at first on pitcher Colby Lewis's throwing error, Cole Figueroa scored, Yunel Escobar to third
TB 1 - TEX 0
Matt Joyce singled to shallow right, Curt Casali and Desmond Jennings scored, Ben Zobrist to third
TB 3 - TEX 0
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
Ben Zobrist doubled to deep right, Kevin Kiermaier scored
TB 4 - TEX 0
Evan Longoria singled to right center, Ben Zobrist scored, Matt Joyce to third, Evan Longoria out at second
TB 5 - TEX 0
Top 8th: Tampa Bay
Desmond Jennings singled to shallow center, Cole Figueroa scored, Yunel Escobar to third
TB 6 - TEX 0
Top 9th: Tampa Bay
Cole Figueroa tripled to shallow right, James Loney scored
TB 7 - TEX 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Desmond JenningsCF 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .242
Ben ZobristLF-RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 .287
Matt JoyceDH 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 .280
Evan Longoria3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 .250
James Loney1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286
Cole Figueroa2B 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .233
Yunel EscobarSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .257
Curt CasaliC 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .147
Kevin KiermaierRF 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 .284
Brandon GuyerLF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .272
Totals 36 7 10 6 0 5 4 1 20
Batting
2B - B Zobrist (27, C Lewis); C Figueroa (2, N Adcock)
3B - C Figueroa (1, S Baker); K Kiermaier (6, P Klein)
RBI - D Jennings (35), B Zobrist (34), M Joyce 2 (46), E Longoria (60), C Figueroa (6)
2-out RBI - D Jennings, B Zobrist, M Joyce 2, E Longoria, C Figueroa
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Zobrist 2, E Longoria 1, J Loney 1, Y Escobar 1
GIDP - J Loney
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - K Kiermaier (5, 2nd base off C Lewis/R Chirinos)
Fielding
E - D Smyly (1, field)
DP - 1 (C Figueroa-Y Escobar-J Loney)

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Shin-soo ChooRF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .245
Elvis AndrusSS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .272
J.P. ArencibiaDH 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .181
Jim AdduciPH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .217
Adrián Béltre3B 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .321
Adam Rosales1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .326
Mike CarpPH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .194
Leonys MartínCF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .249
Robinson ChirinosC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .234
Rougned Odor2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .254
Daniel RobertsonLF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .287
Totals 29 0 3 0 0 6 10 0 15
Batting
2B - R Odor (8, D Smyly)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Choo 1, J Adduci 2, R Odor 1
GIDP - L Martin
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
E - C Lewis (1, throw)
Outfield assists - S Choo
DP - 1 (R Odor-E Andrus-A Rosales)

Pitching

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Drew Smyly(W, 7-10) 7.2 3 0 0 3 9 0 1.33 3.73
Kirby Yates 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.14 2.28
Joel Peralta 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.10 3.50
Grant Balfour 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.61 5.24

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Colby Lewis(L, 8-9) 5.0 5 5 2 4 2 0 1.66 5.42
Phil Klein 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.33 6.00
Nate Adcock 2.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1.44 5.00
Scott Baker 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.24 5.95
Pitching
WP - D Smyly 2
HBP - M Joyce (by C Lewis); Y Escobar (by N Adcock)
Pitches-strikes - D Smyly 116-71; K Yates 5-1; J Peralta 4-2; G Balfour 22-10; C Lewis 101-61; P Klein 17-11; N Adcock 40-21; S Baker 17-13
Ground balls-fly balls - D Smyly 4-8; K Yates 0-0; J Peralta 1-0; G Balfour 0-2; C Lewis 6-4; P Klein 0-1; N Adcock 2-2; S Baker 3-0
Batters faced - D Smyly 28; K Yates 1; J Peralta 1; G Balfour 5; C Lewis 25; P Klein 4; N Adcock 9; S Baker 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:17.
Umpires: HP--Alan Porter. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Gabe Morales.
Weather: 92 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 11 mph, Out to Right.
Attendance: 28,501.