Moore, Rays shut out Rangers to avoid sweep

7:51 PM, Apr 10, 2013   |    comments
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Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Matt Moore pitched 5 1/3 innings of one-hit shutout baseball as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Texas Rangers, 2-0, on Wednesday afternoon.

Moore (2-0) walked six batters but registered five strikeouts in his outing. Fernando Rodney pitched a scoreless ninth to earn his first save of the season.

Evan Longoria and Ben Zobrist had an RBI apiece for the Rays, who avoided a three-game sweep against Texas.

The Rangers recorded just five hits. David Murphy went 2-for-4 with a double but Texas went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base.

Derek Holland (0-1) got the start for the Rangers and despite the lack of run support, had a good performance, allowing two runs on five hits and three walks over eight innings.

Temperature at gametime was 39 degrees, the coldest day game in Texas Rangers' history.

For a complete game box score, click here

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