Tampa Bay vs Baltimore Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 9-8
Tampa Bay got a 9-8 victory over Baltimore on Sunday, with James Shields earning the victory and helping Rays moneyline bettors cash out.
Tampa Bay was favored by -119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
James Shields earned the victory for the Rays, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ben Zobrist in the win.
Baltimore got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Jake Arrieta in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while J.J. Hardy had 2 hits in the loss for the Orioles.
Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 13-11 in the game.
Fernando Rodney pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Baltimore will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.