Records: Tampa Bay 91-71, Texas 91-71
First pitch: 8:07 p.m. EST
Lines: Rays -116, Rangers +111
Starting pitchers: David Price (TB) 9-8, 3.39 ERA, Martin Perez (TEX) 10-5, 3.55 ERA
Runs: The Rays scored 695 runs while Texas has drove in 728.
Batting average: Tampa Bay batted .257 while the Rangers hit .263
On base percentage: The Rays are at .329 this season while Texas comes in at .324.
Slugging percentage: Tampa Bay is at .408 heading into today’s game while the Rangers are at .413
Thoughts: The winner of this game will head to Cleveland to battle the Indians for another one game playoff (this time a Wild Card play-in game). I like the Rays in this one on the road with David Price on the hill. In addition, I like the under of 6.5.
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