• Rangers right-hander Nick Tepesch became the seventh rookie starter to beat the Rays in his Major League debut on Tuesday night. Prior to Tepesch, Baltimore's Zach Britton (2011) was the last to turn the trick. All-time, rookie starters making their Major League debut against the Rays are 7-7 in 21 starts.
• Of the 44 runs the Rays have permitted this season, 27 have come with two out.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.